New York Public Health Law - PBH

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  • Article 1. Short Title and Definitions:  General Provisions
  • Article 2. The Department of Health
  • Article 2-A. Prescription Drugs
  • Article 3. Local Health Organization
  • Article 4. Property and Hospitals in the Department of Health
  • Article 4-A. Regulation of Body Piercing and Tattooing
  • Article 4-B. Tongue-Splitting
  • Article 5. Laboratories
  • Article 6. State Aid to Cities and Counties
  • Article 6-A. Rape Crisis Intervention and Prevention Program
  • Article 7. Federal Grants-In-Aid
  • Article 8. State Health Research Council
  • Article 9. Primary Care Education and Training
  • Article 9-A. New York State Small Business Health Insurance Partnership Program
  • Article 9-B. Primary Care Service Corps Practitioner Loan Repayment Program
  • Article 11. Public Water Supplies;  Sewerage and Sewage Control
  • Article 13. Nuisances and Sanitation
  • Article 13-A. State Camp Safety Advisory Council
  • Article 13-B. Regulation of Overnight, Summer Day, and Traveling Summer Day Camps for Children
  • Article 13-D. Regulation of Housing;  Used as Accommodations by Employees of Certain Motels and Hotels
  • Article 13-E. Regulation of Smoking in Certain Public Areas
  • Article 13-F. Regulation of Tobacco Products, Herbal Cigarettes and Smoking Paraphernalia;  Distribution to Minors
  • Article 13-G. Tobacco Escrow Funds
  • Article 13-H. Regulation of Sharps
  • Article 14. Regulation of Camps for Children
  • Article 15. Insect Control
  • Article 16. Pesticide Control Board
  • Article 20. Reporting of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Article 20-A. Alzheimer's Community Assistance Program
  • Article 21. Control of Acute Communicable Diseases
  • Article 21-A. Long-Term Care Resident and Employee Immunization Act
  • Article 22. Control of Tuberculosis
  • Article 23. Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Article 24. Control of Malignant Diseases
  • Article 24-A. Protection of Human Subjects
  • Article 24-B. Information Program on Dioxin
  • Article 24-C. Information Program on Low-Level Radioactive Waste
  • Article 24-D. New York State Occupational Health Clinics Oversight Committee
  • Article 24-E. Information About Hysterectomy
  • Article 25. Maternal and Child Health
  • Article 26. Helen Hayes Hospital
  • Article 26-A. New York State Veterans' Home
  • Article 27. Bureau of Chronic Disease and Geriatrics
  • Article 27-A. Osteoporosis Prevention and Education
  • Article 27-AA. New York State Kidney Disease Institute
  • Article 27-B. Treatment of Hypertension
  • Article 27-C. Birth Defects Institute
  • Article 27-CC. New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Program
  • Article 27-D. New York State Burns Care Institute
  • Article 27-DD. State Advisory Panel on HIV/Hbv Infected Health Care Workers
  • Article 27-E. The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Institute
  • Article 27-F. HIV and AIDS Related Information
  • Article 27-G. Cystic Fibrosis Health Care Program
  • Article 27-H. Diabetes Research and Education Program
  • Article 27-H. The Tick-Borne Disease Institute
  • Article 27-J. Comprehensive Care Centers for Eating Disorders
  • Article 27-K. New York Wellness Works
  • Article 28. Hospitals
  • Article 28-A. Nursing Home Companies
  • Article 28-B. Hospital Mortgage Loan Construction
  • Article 28-C. Nurse Manpower Center
  • Article 28-D. Practice of Nursing Home Administration
  • Article 28-E. Review of Criminal History Information Concerning Prospective Employees of Nursing Homes and Home Care Services Agencies
  • Article 29. Hospital Survey, Planning and Review
  • Article 29-A. Access to Community Health Care Services in Rural Areas
  • Article 29-AA. Patient Centered Medical Homes
  • Article 29-B. Orders Not to Resuscitate for Residents of Mental Hygiene Facilities
  • Article 29-C. Health Care Agents and Proxies
  • Article 29-CC. Family Health Care Decisions Act
  • Article 29-CCC. Nonhospital Orders Not to Resuscitate
  • Article 29-D. Health Information and Quality Improvement
  • Article 29-E. Accountable Care Organizations
  • Article 29-F. Improved Integration of Health Care and Financing
  • Article 30. Emergency Medical Services
  • Article 30-A. Emergency Medical Services Personnel Training Act of Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Six
  • Article 30-B. Emergency Medical, Trauma and Disaster Care
  • Article 30-C. Emergency Medical Services for Children
  • Article 31. Human Blood and Transfusion Services
  • Article 32. Live Pathogenic Microorganisms or Viruses
  • Article 32-A. Recombinant DNA Experiments
  • Article 33. Controlled Substances
  • Article 33-A. Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Act
  • Article 34. Funeral Directing
  • Article 35. Practice of Radiologic Technology
  • Article 35-A. Ultraviolet Radiation Devices
  • Article 36. Home Care Services
  • Article 36-A. Medical Equipment Service Agencies
  • Article 37. Physician Assistants
  • Article 37-A. Specialist Assistants
  • Article 38. Veterans Health Manpower Center
  • Article 39. New York State Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
  • Article 40. Hospice
  • Article 41. Vital Statistics
  • Article 42. Cadavers
  • Article 43. Anatomical Gifts
  • Article 43-A. Request for Consent to an Anatomical Gift
  • Article 43-B. Organ, Tissue and Body Parts Procurement and Storage
  • Article 44. Health Maintenance Organizations
  • Article 45. Medical Referral Services
  • Article 46. Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • Article 46-A. Fee-For-Service Continuing Care Retirement Communities Demonstration Program
  • Article 46-B. Assisted Living
  • Article 47. Shared Health Facilities
  • Article 48. Toxic Substances
  • Article 49. Utilization Review and External Appeal
  • Article 50. Separability Clause;  Saving Clause;  Construction;  Laws Repealed;  Time of Taking Effect

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