assembly Bill A10039B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2012 signed chap.465
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.876
substituted for s7103a
Jun 19, 2012 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.393
rules report cal.393
reported
Jun 18, 2012 reported referred to rules
Jun 16, 2012 print number 10039b
amend and recommit to codes
Jun 15, 2012 print number 10039a
amend (t) and recommit to codes
May 31, 2012 reported referred to codes
May 02, 2012 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A10039 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7103A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4310 & 4303, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L

A10039 - Summary

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications.

A10039 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10039

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the election law and the  vehicle
  and traffic law, in relation to establishing Lauren's law

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Lauren's law".
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of  section  4310  of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2. Such registration of consent to make an anatomical gift can be made
through  (a)  indication  made  on  the application or renewal form of a
license, (b) indication made on a non-driver identification card  appli-
cation or renewal form, (c) enrolling in the registry website maintained
by the department, which may include using an electronic signature under
regulations  of  the  commissioner  and  subject to article three of the
state technology law, (d) indication made on a voter  registration  form
pursuant  to  subdivision  five of section 5-210 of the election law, or
(e) through any other  method  identified  by  the  commissioner.    THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL FURTHER ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON ANY CONSENT
APPLICATION SO THAT THE APPLICANT SHALL REGISTER OR DECLINE REGISTRATION
IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE  DONATIONS  UNDER  THIS
SECTION AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED ON THE APPLICATION IN CLEAR AND
CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "YOU  MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION:  WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ADDED
TO THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY?   CHECK BOX  FOR  'YES'  OR  'NOT  AT  THIS
TIME'."
  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL NOT MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ANY PERSON WHO CHECKS
"NOT AT THIS TIME".  FAILURE TO CHECK A BOX SHALL NOT IMPAIR THE VALIDI-
TY OF AN APPLICATION, AND FAILURE TO CHECK "YES"  OR  CHECKING  "NOT  AT
THIS  TIME" SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY A WISH NOT TO DONATE. IN THE
CASE OF AN APPLICANT UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, CHECKING  "YES"  SHALL
NOT CONSTITUTE CONSENT TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT OR REGISTRATION IN THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A10039A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7103A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4310 & 4303, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L

A10039A - Summary

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications.

A10039A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10039--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ORTIZ, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  SAYWARD -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  reported   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,
  in relation to establishing Lauren's law; and providing for the repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Lauren's law".
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of  section  4310  of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2. Such registration of consent to make an anatomical gift can be made
through  (a)  indication  made  on  the application or renewal form of a
license, (b) indication made on a non-driver identification card  appli-
cation or renewal form, (c) enrolling in the registry website maintained
by the department, which may include using an electronic signature under
regulations  of  the  commissioner  and  subject to article three of the
state technology law, (d) indication made on a voter  registration  form
pursuant  to  subdivision  five of section 5-210 of the election law, or
(e) through any other  method  identified  by  the  commissioner.  WHERE
REQUIRED BY LAW, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON
ANY  CONSENT APPLICATION SO THAT THE APPLICANT SHALL REGISTER OR DECLINE
REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE  DONATIONS
UNDER  THIS  SECTION AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED ON THE APPLICATION
IN CLEAR AND CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION:  WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE  ADDED
TO  THE  DONATE LIFE REGISTRY?   CHECK BOX FOR 'YES' OR 'SKIP THIS QUES-
TION'."
  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL NOT MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ANY PERSON  WHO  CHECKS
"SKIP  THIS  QUESTION".    FAILURE  TO  CHECK A BOX SHALL NOT IMPAIR THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A10039B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7103A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4310 & 4303, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L

A10039B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications.

A10039B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                10039--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ORTIZ, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  SAYWARD -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --
  reported   and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to establishing Lauren's law; and providing for the repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
"Lauren's law".
  S 2. Subdivision 2 of section  4310  of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  161  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. Such registration of consent to make an anatomical gift can be made
through (a) indication made on the application  or  renewal  form  of  a
license,  (b) indication made on a non-driver identification card appli-
cation or renewal form, (c) enrolling in the registry website maintained
by the department, which may include using an electronic signature under
regulations of the commissioner and subject  to  article  three  of  the
state  technology  law, (d) indication made on a voter registration form
pursuant to subdivision five of section 5-210 of the  election  law,  or
(e)  through  any  other  method  identified  by the commissioner. WHERE
REQUIRED BY LAW FOR CONSENT FORMS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPHS (A) AND (B) OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE  IS  PROVIDED
ON  ANY  CONSENT  FORM  SO  THAT THE APPLICANT SHALL REGISTER OR DECLINE
REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE  DONATIONS
UNDER THIS SECTION AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED ON THE FORM IN CLEAR
AND CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "YOU  MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION:  WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ADDED
TO THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY?  CHECK BOX FOR 'YES' OR  'SKIP  THIS  QUES-
TION'."

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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