assembly Bill A10664
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
Permits an electronic signature to register consent to make an anatomical gift.
TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the state
technology law, in relation to permitting an electronic signature to
make an anatomical gift
PURPOSE: This bill would permit individuals who wish to make an anatom-
ical gift the ability to register their consent through electronic
SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 4310 of tile public
health law to permit anatomical gifts to be made through electronic
Section 2: Makes conforming amendment to section 307 of the state tech-
nology law to permit anatomical gifts to be made through electronic
Section 3: Provides for immediate effective date.
EXISTING LAW: Existing law does not permit anatomical gifts to be made
through electronic signature.
JUSTIFICATION: This bill would ease the process for organ donation and
thereby increase the numbers of New Yorkers who will make anatomical
gifts. Increasing anatomical gifts is a vital public health goal for
the State of New York.
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect immediately.
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