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Assembly Health Committee Update – 2-3-15

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 11 bills at its meeting on Tuesday, February 3, including legislation authorizing midwife-led birthing centers ; providing due process to health care practitioners ; and limiting the use of pesticides at children’s camps . For more information on a particular bill, please contact the sponsor listed after the description.  For the text of a bill, supporting memorandum, and information on its status, go to:

Leukemia Tax Check-Offs Provides an income tax check-off for leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma education and outreach. (A49, Cusick )

Pesticide Prevention at Children’s Camps – Limits the use of pesticides at children’s overnight or summer day camps to designated safe categories, modeled on the standards for schools. (A129, Paulin)