|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2010||referred to health|
|Jan 07, 2009||referred to health|
senate Bill S545
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S545 - Details
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- Public Health Law
S545 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S545 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the procurement of tissue or non-transplant organs from cadaveric donors PURPOSE : This legislation ensures the proper harvesting of human tissue by requiring tissue or nontransplant organs to be procured only in a hospital or morgue and by mandating that a person be licensed in accordance with Article 43-B of the public health law to procure a specified tissue or non-transplant organ. SUMMARY OF LEGISLATION : Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 4364 of the public health law, as added by chapter 589 of the laws of 1990, is amended to only allow persons licensed in accordance with Article 43-B of the public health law to harvest tissue, and eliminates a clause that would allow persons to harvest tissue if asked by a licensed bank or storage facility. Section 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 4311 that requires tissue or nontransplant organs to be procured only in a hospital, morgue or other facility licensed for the purposes of tissue or organ procurement.
S545 - Bill Text download pdf
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