Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Prohibiting Pelvic Exams On Anesthetized Or Unconscious Patients

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 10/07/2019 - 14:16

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (S.1092-B/A.6325-C) prohibiting the performance or supervision of a pelvic exam on an anesthetized or unconscious person without informed consent. The legislation also makes it professional misconduct to perform unauthorized pelvic exams. This legislation takes effect in 180 days.

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