Requires mapping of breast cancer in the state.
Ayes (32): DeFrancisco, Bonacic, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Lanza, LaValle, Little, Marcellino, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Ranzenhofer, Robach, Savino, Seward, Krueger, Diaz, Dilan, Rivera, Gianaris, Breslin, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Stavisky, Squadron, Kennedy, Espaillat
Absent (1): Sampson
Excused (3): Larkin, Young, Montgomery
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to breast cancer research
PURPOSE: The bill authorizes funding of mapping incidence of breast cancer from the Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund to qualified research institutions, organizations, or agencies.
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one amends Public Health Law § 2411 to authorize the Health Research Science Board to solicit, receive and renew applications for grants from the breast cancer research and education fund for purposes of mapping breast cancer.
JUSTIFICATION: Funding grant proposals for the mapping of breast cancer incidence from the Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund would encourage innovative mapping research proposals. This bill will provide an opportunity to advance our understanding of why there are such geographic variations in breast cancer incidence.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2011-12 S.4798 (similar)
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: The law takes effect 60 days after enactment.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3768 2013-2014 Regular Sessions IN SENATE February 14, 2013 ___________Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to breast cancer research THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of section 2411 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 219 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: (e) Solicit, receive, and review applications from public and private agencies and organizations and qualified research institutions for grants from the breast cancer research and education fund, created pursuant to section ninety-seven-yy of the state finance law, to conduct research or educational programs which focus on the causes, prevention, screening, treatment and cure of breast cancer and may include, but are not limited to MAPPING OF BREAST CANCER, AND basic, behavioral, clin- ical, demographic, environmental, epidemiologic and psychosocial research. The board shall make recommendations to the commissioner, and the commissioner shall, in his or her discretion, grant approval of applications for grants from those applications recommended by the board. The board shall consult with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, the Federal Agency For Health Care Policy and Research, the National Academy of Sciences, breast cancer advocacy groups, and other organizations or entities which may be involved in breast cancer research to solicit both information regarding breast cancer research projects that are currently being conducted and recommendations for future research projects. As used in this section, "qualified research institution" may include academic medical institutions, state or local government agencies, public or private organizations within this state, and any other institution approved by the department, which is conducting a breast cancer researchEXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08351-01-3 S. 3768 2
project or educational program. If a board member submits an application for a grant from the breast cancer research and education fund, he or she shall be prohibited from reviewing and making a recommendation on the application; S 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law.