New NYS Bill in which the state can detain you if you are a contact or carrier of a communicable disease

Cuomo and the Democrats that control this once great state are going full 1984. I didn’t think things could get any worse in NY, especially for those of us that don’t live with the transplanted morons in NYC, guess I was wrong on that front. If this passes, NY will become a full police state and the police will start detaining innocent citizen taxpayers because they have a case of the friggin sniffles.

A99 (ACTIVE) - SUMMARY
Relates to the removal of cases, contacts and carriers of communicable diseases that are potentially dangerous to the public health.

                S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K

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                   2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                      I N  A S S E M B L Y

                           (PREFILED)

                         January 9, 2019
                           ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PERRY – read once and referred to the Committee
on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the removal of
cases, contacts and carriers of communicable diseases who are poten-
tially dangerous to the public health

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section
2120-a to read as follows:
§ 2120-A. REMOVAL AND DETENTION OF CASES, CONTACTS AND CARRIERS WHO
ARE OR MAY BE A DANGER TO PUBLIC HEALTH; OTHER ORDERS. 1. THE PROVISIONS
OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE UTILIZED IN THE EVENT THAT THE GOVERNOR
DECLARES A STATE OF HEALTH EMERGENCY DUE TO AN EPIDEMIC OF ANY COMMUNI-
CABLE DISEASE.
2. UPON DETERMINING BY CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE THAT THE HEALTH
OF OTHERS IS OR MAY BE ENDANGERED BY A CASE, CONTACT OR CARRIER, OR
SUSPECTED CASE, CONTACT OR CARRIER OF A CONTAGIOUS DISEASE THAT, IN THE
OPINION OF THE GOVERNOR, AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER, MAY
POSE AN IMMINENT AND SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH RESULTING
IN SEVERE MORBIDITY OR HIGH MORTALITY, THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER DELE-
GEE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE COMMISSIONER OR THE HEADS OF
LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, MAY ORDER THE REMOVAL AND/OR DETENTION OF SUCH
A PERSON OR OF A GROUP OF SUCH PERSONS BY ISSUING A SINGLE ORDER, IDEN-
TIFYING SUCH PERSONS EITHER BY NAME OR BY A REASONABLY SPECIFIC
DESCRIPTION OF THE INDIVIDUALS OR GROUP BEING DETAINED. SUCH PERSON OR
GROUP OF PERSONS SHALL BE DETAINED IN A MEDICAL FACILITY OR OTHER APPRO-
PRIATE FACILITY OR PREMISES DESIGNATED BY THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER
DELEGEE AND COMPLYING WITH SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.
3. A PERSON OR GROUP REMOVED OR DETAINED BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR OR
HIS OR HER DELEGEE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE

EXPLANATION–Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.
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DETAINED FOR SUCH PERIOD AND IN SUCH MANNER AS THE DEPARTMENT MAY DIRECT
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION.
4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF THIS SECTION:
(A) A CONFIRMED CASE OR A CARRIER WHO IS DETAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT CONTINUE TO BE DETAINED AFTER THE
DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THAT SUCH PERSON IS NO LONGER CONTAGIOUS.
(B) A SUSPECTED CASE OR SUSPECTED CARRIER WHO IS DETAINED PURSUANT TO
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT CONTINUE TO BE DETAINED AFTER
THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES, WITH THE EXERCISE OF DUE DILIGENCE, THAT SUCH
PERSON IS NOT INFECTED WITH OR HAS NOT BEEN EXPOSED TO SUCH A DISEASE,
OR IF INFECTED WITH OR EXPOSED TO SUCH A DISEASE, NO LONGER IS OR WILL
BECOME CONTAGIOUS.
© A PERSON WHO IS DETAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION AS A CONTACT OF A CONFIRMED CASE OR A CARRIER SHALL NOT CONTINUE
TO BE DETAINED AFTER THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THAT THE PERSON IS NOT
INFECTED WITH THE DISEASE OR THAT SUCH CONTACT NO LONGER PRESENTS A
POTENTIAL DANGER TO THE HEALTH OF OTHERS.
(D) A PERSON WHO IS DETAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION AS A CONTACT OF A SUSPECTED CASE SHALL NOT CONTINUE TO BE
DETAINED:
(I) AFTER THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES, WITH THE EXERCISE OF DUE DILI-
GENCE, THAT THE SUSPECTED CASE WAS NOT INFECTED WITH SUCH A DISEASE, OR
WAS NOT CONTAGIOUS AT THE TIME THE CONTACT WAS EXPOSED TO SUCH INDIVID-
UAL; OR
(II) AFTER THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THAT THE CONTACT NO LONGER
PRESENTS A POTENTIAL DANGER TO THE HEALTH OF OTHERS.
5. A PERSON WHO IS DETAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS
SECTION SHALL, AS IS APPROPRIATE TO THE CIRCUMSTANCES:
(A) HAVE HIS OR HER MEDICAL CONDITION AND NEEDS ASSESSED AND ADDRESSED
ON A REGULAR BASIS, AND
(B) BE DETAINED IN A MANNER THAT IS CONSISTENT WITH RECOGNIZED
ISOLATION AND INFECTION CONTROL PRINCIPLES IN ORDER TO MINIMIZE THE
LIKELIHOOD OF TRANSMISSION OF INFECTION TO SUCH PERSON AND TO OTHERS.
6. WHEN A PERSON OR GROUP IS ORDERED TO BE DETAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION FOR A PERIOD NOT EXCEEDING THREE BUSINESS
DAYS, SUCH PERSON OR MEMBER OF SUCH GROUP SHALL, UPON REQUEST, BE
AFFORDED AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD. IF A PERSON OR GROUP DETAINED
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION NEEDS TO BE DETAINED BEYOND
THREE BUSINESS DAYS, THEY SHALL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ADDITIONAL COMMIS-
SIONER’S ORDER PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND EIGHT OF THIS SECTION.
7. WHEN A PERSON OR GROUP IS ORDERED TO BE DETAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDI-
VISION TWO OF THIS SECTION FOR A PERIOD EXCEEDING THREE BUSINESS DAYS,
AND SUCH PERSON OR MEMBER OF SUCH GROUP REQUESTS RELEASE, THE GOVERNOR
OR HIS OR HER DELEGEE SHALL MAKE AN APPLICATION FOR A COURT ORDER
AUTHORIZING SUCH DETENTION WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS AFTER SUCH REQUEST
BY THE END OF THE FIRST BUSINESS DAY FOLLOWING SUCH SATURDAY, SUNDAY, OR
LEGAL HOLIDAY, WHICH APPLICATION SHALL INCLUDE A REQUEST FOR AN EXPE-
DITED HEARING. AFTER ANY SUCH REQUEST FOR RELEASE, DETENTION SHALL NOT
CONTINUE FOR MORE THAN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS IN THE ABSENCE OF A COURT
ORDER AUTHORIZING DETENTION. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS,
IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PERSON BE DETAINED FOR MORE THAN SIXTY DAYS WITH-
OUT A COURT ORDER AUTHORIZING SUCH DETENTION. THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER
DELEGEE SHALL SEEK FURTHER COURT REVIEW OF SUCH DETENTION WITHIN NINETY
DAYS FOLLOWING THE INITIAL COURT ORDER AUTHORIZING DETENTION AND THERE-
AFTER WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF EACH SUBSEQUENT COURT REVIEW. IN ANY COURT
PROCEEDING TO ENFORCE AN ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER DELEGEE FOR

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THE REMOVAL OR DETENTION OF A PERSON OR GROUP ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS
SUBDIVISION OR FOR REVIEW OF THE CONTINUED DETENTION OF A PERSON OR
GROUP, THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER DELEGEE SHALL PROVE THE PARTICULARIZED
CIRCUMSTANCES CONSTITUTING THE NECESSITY FOR SUCH DETENTION BY CLEAR AND
CONVINCING EVIDENCE.
8. (A) A COPY OF ANY DETENTION ORDER OF THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER
DELEGEE ISSUED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE
GIVEN TO EACH DETAINED INDIVIDUAL; HOWEVER, IF THE ORDER APPLIES TO A
GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS AND IT IS IMPRACTICAL TO PROVIDE INDIVIDUAL COPIES,
IT MAY BE POSTED IN A CONSPICUOUS PLACE IN THE DETENTION PREMISES. ANY
DETENTION ORDER OF THE COMMISSIONER ISSUED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO
OF THIS SECTION SHALL SET FORTH:
(I) THE PURPOSE OF THE DETENTION AND THE LEGAL AUTHORITY UNDER WHICH
THE ORDER IS ISSUED, INCLUDING THE PARTICULAR SECTIONS OF THIS ARTICLE
OR OTHER LAW OR REGULATION;
(II) A DESCRIPTION OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES AND/OR BEHAVIOR OF THE
DETAINED PERSON OR GROUP CONSTITUTING THE BASIS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF THE
ORDER;
(III) THE LESS RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVES THAT WERE ATTEMPTED AND WERE
UNSUCCESSFUL AND/OR THE LESS RESTRICTIVE ALTERNATIVES THAT WERE CONSID-
ERED AND REJECTED, AND THE REASONS SUCH ALTERNATIVES WERE REJECTED;
(IV) A NOTICE ADVISING THE PERSON OR GROUP BEING DETAINED THAT THEY
HAVE A RIGHT TO REQUEST RELEASE FROM DETENTION, AND INCLUDING
INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW SUCH REQUEST SHALL BE MADE;
(V) A NOTICE ADVISING THE PERSON OR GROUP BEING DETAINED THAT THEY
HAVE A RIGHT TO BE REPRESENTED BY LEGAL COUNSEL AND THAT UPON REQUEST OF
SUCH PERSON OR GROUP ACCESS TO COUNSEL WILL BE FACILITATED TO THE EXTENT
FEASIBLE UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES; AND
(VI) A NOTICE ADVISING THE PERSON OR GROUP BEING DETAINED THAT THEY
MAY SUPPLY THE ADDRESSES AND/OR TELEPHONE NUMBERS OF FRIENDS AND/OR
RELATIVES TO RECEIVE NOTIFICATION OF THE PERSON’S DETENTION, AND THAT
THE DEPARTMENT SHALL, AT THE DETAINED PERSON’S REQUEST AND TO THE EXTENT
FEASIBLE, PROVIDE NOTICE TO A REASONABLE NUMBER OF SUCH PEOPLE THAT THE
PERSON IS BEING DETAINED.
(B) IN ADDITION, AN ORDER ISSUED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO AND
SEVEN OF THIS SECTION, REQUIRING THE DETENTION OF A PERSON OR GROUP FOR
A PERIOD EXCEEDING THREE BUSINESS DAYS, SHALL:
(I) ADVISE THE PERSON OR GROUP BEING DETAINED THAT THE DETENTION SHALL
NOT CONTINUE FOR MORE THAN FIVE BUSINESS DAYS AFTER A REQUEST FOR
RELEASE HAS BEEN MADE IN THE ABSENCE OF A COURT ORDER AUTHORIZING SUCH
DETENTION;
(II) ADVISE THE PERSON OR GROUP BEING DETAINED THAT, WHETHER OR NOT
THEY REQUEST RELEASE FROM DETENTION, THE GOVERNOR OR HIS OR HER DELEGEE
MUST OBTAIN A COURT ORDER AUTHORIZING DETENTION WITHIN SIXTY DAYS
FOLLOWING THE COMMENCEMENT OF DETENTION AND THEREAFTER MUST FURTHER SEEK
COURT REVIEW OF THE DETENTION WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF SUCH COURT ORDER AND
WITHIN NINETY DAYS OF EACH SUBSEQUENT COURT REVIEW; AND
(III) ADVISE THE PERSON OR GROUP BEING DETAINED THAT THEY HAVE THE
RIGHT TO REQUEST THAT LEGAL COUNSEL BE PROVIDED, THAT UPON SUCH REQUEST
COUNSEL SHALL BE PROVIDED IF AND TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE UNDER THE
CIRCUMSTANCES, AND THAT IF COUNSEL IS SO PROVIDED, THAT SUCH COUNSEL
WILL BE NOTIFIED THAT THE PERSON OR GROUP HAS REQUESTED LEGAL REPRESEN-
TATION.
9. A PERSON WHO IS DETAINED IN A MEDICAL FACILITY, OR OTHER APPROPRI-
ATE FACILITY OR PREMISES, SHALL NOT CONDUCT HIMSELF OR HERSELF IN A

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DISORDERLY MANNER, AND SHALL NOT LEAVE OR ATTEMPT TO LEAVE SUCH FACILITY
OR PREMISES UNTIL HE OR SHE IS DISCHARGED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.
10. WHERE NECESSARY AND FEASIBLE UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES, LANGUAGE
INTERPRETERS AND PERSONS SKILLED IN COMMUNICATING WITH VISION AND HEAR-
ING IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS SHALL BE PROVIDED.
11. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT APPLY TO THE ISSUANCE OF
ORDERS PURSUANT TO § 11.21 OF THE NEW YORK CITY HEALTH CODE.
12. IN ADDITION TO THE REMOVAL OR DETENTION ORDERS REFERRED TO IN
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, AND WITHOUT AFFECTING OR LIMITING ANY
OTHER AUTHORITY THAT THE COMMISSIONER MAY OTHERWISE HAVE, THE GOVERNOR
OR HIS OR HER DELEGEE MAY, IN HIS OR HER DISCRETION, ISSUE AND SEEK
ENFORCEMENT OF ANY OTHER ORDERS THAT HE OR SHE DETERMINES ARE NECESSARY
OR APPROPRIATE TO PREVENT DISSEMINATION OR TRANSMISSION OF CONTAGIOUS
DISEASES OR OTHER ILLNESSES THAT MAY POSE A THREAT TO THE PUBLIC HEALTH
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ORDERS REQUIRING ANY PERSON OR PERSONS
WHO ARE NOT IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DEPARTMENT TO BE EXCLUDED; TO REMAIN
ISOLATED OR QUARANTINED AT HOME OR AT A PREMISES OF SUCH PERSON’S CHOICE
THAT IS ACCEPTABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT AND UNDER SUCH CONDITIONS AND FOR
SUCH PERIOD AS WILL PREVENT TRANSMISSION OF THE CONTAGIOUS DISEASE OR
OTHER ILLNESS; TO REQUIRE THE TESTING OR MEDICAL EXAMINATION OF PERSONS
WHO MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO OR INFECTED BY A CONTAGIOUS DISEASE OR WHO
MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO OR CONTAMINATED WITH DANGEROUS AMOUNTS OF
RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS OR TOXIC CHEMICALS; TO REQUIRE AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
HAS BEEN EXPOSED TO OR INFECTED BY A CONTAGIOUS DISEASE TO COMPLETE AN
APPROPRIATE, PRESCRIBED COURSE OF TREATMENT, PREVENTIVE MEDICATION OR
VACCINATION, INCLUDING DIRECTLY OBSERVED THERAPY TO TREAT THE DISEASE
AND FOLLOW INFECTION CONTROL PROVISIONS FOR THE DISEASE; OR TO REQUIRE
AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS BEEN CONTAMINATED WITH DANGEROUS AMOUNTS OF RADIO-
ACTIVE MATERIALS OR TOXIC CHEMICALS SUCH THAT SAID INDIVIDUAL MAY PRES-
ENT A DANGER TO OTHERS, TO UNDERGO DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES DEEMED
NECESSARY BY THE DEPARTMENT. SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS SHALL, UPON
REQUEST, BE AFFORDED AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE HEARD, BUT THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBDIVISIONS TWO THROUGH ELEVEN OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT OTHERWISE
APPLY.
13. THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO PERMIT OR
REQUIRE THE FORCIBLE ADMINISTRATION OF ANY MEDICATION WITHOUT A PRIOR
COURT ORDER.
§ 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment and/or
repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
on or before such date.

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I bet they make exclusions for this like California already does. People can knowingly spread HIV and they don’t have to inform the person they are infecting with it because the law shields them from prosecution. Get the WuFlu and into the commie gulag you go.

If this passes will they arrest kids for having pink eye?

So is California! Newsom “signed” a bill that could have you either fined or arrested, just for being outside; and not social distancing.

That is just one of many instances in the state.

Two months into the deadliest pandemic in a century, Governor Cuomo has decided to take the bold step of, get this, actually cleaning the disease-encrusted subway cars.

Somebody make this man President!

Uh yeah, ok! :rofl:

He waited 2 months to actually close down the entire subway system between 1AM until 5AM, just to clean and sanitize it? So, all that time, the cars must have been filled with uncleaned seats, walls and windows. It’s no wonder why these folks who were working on the subway were getting sick.

Two months was way too long!

Even better, between the hours of 5AM until 1am…you don’t think these cars will get “filthy” in just an hour when people start boarding the subway trains again? Lol

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The mainland of NY should have split from NYC years ago. it is two 100% different worlds. Upstate has farmers, land owners, gun owners, and air quality.

This Plandemic is making more of us realize, Cuomo is only the governor of NYC. he acts specifically for the city, and also wants to be bailed out by the federal government for mishandling the panic. You mean to tell me all the money being made in the state is spent? cause i know it wasn’t used on medical emergencies here. Spend the money that you taxed all of upstate NY for! oh, that’s gone too?? yeah, time to split that filthy fucking island off. Upstate NYers rise up

NY is Long overdue for a revolt against corrupt government, rigged elections and bad draconian policies. Makes “wacki Patacki ”look like a competent head master than the Homocuomo garden variety!

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Don’t forget Buffalo, they vote overwhelmingly blue, and they love their corruption just as much as any other democratically led city.

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And I am sure Roy Cooper won’t be any better. :roll_eyes:

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Would this get past SCOTUS? I don’t think so, it might not even get past the NY state Supreme Court. IMO

There are two sides to Buffalo. The side where people have lived and worked hard for generations and the side that doesn’t work and was shipped up here from NYC starting in the 60s and continuing right to today. They have done what they always do. Build big public housing projects, pack them in like sardines, and make sure they vote Dem whether they go to the polls or not. I say we ship the whole population that lives on the other side of the tracks back where they came from - NYC!

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