|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 08, 2012||reported referred to codes|
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to health|
assembly Bill A8860
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A8860 (ACTIVE) - Details
A8860 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes 15-17 year olds to register to donate organs and tissue upon their death; provides that parents or a legal guardian shall be notified and can rescind such decision to donate organs or tissue at the time of death; requires that the parent or legal guardian sign the registration along with the 15-17 year old and that such registration may be submitted by mail, in person, or electronically.
A8860 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8860 I N A S S E M B L Y (PREFILED) January 4, 2012 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. LATIMER -- read once and referred to the Commit- tee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing people between the ages of fifteen and seventeen to register to be organ and tissue donors THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 4301 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 348 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows: 1. (A) Any individual of sound mind and eighteen years of age or more may give all or any part of his or her body for any purpose specified in section forty-three hundred two of this article, the gift to take effect upon death. In any case where the donor has properly executed an organ donor card, driver's license authorization to make an anatomical gift, pursuant to paragraph (a) of subdivision one of section five hundred four of the vehicle and traffic law, registered in the New York state organ and tissue donor registry under section forty-three hundred ten of this article, or has otherwise given written authorization for organ or tissue donation, authorization for donation shall not be rescinded by an objection by a member of any of the classes specified in paragraphs (a) through (h) of subdivision two of this section, except upon a showing that the donor revoked the authorization. (B) ANY INDIVIDUAL OF SOUND MIND AND BETWEEN THE AGES OF FIFTEEN AND SEVENTEEN MAY GIVE ALL OR ANY PART OF HIS OR HER BODY FOR ANY PURPOSE SPECIFIED IN SECTION FORTY-THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, THE GIFT TO TAKE EFFECT UPON DEATH; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT EVEN IN ANY CASE WHERE THE DONOR HAS PROPERLY EXECUTED AN ORGAN DONOR CARD, DRIVER'S LICENSE AUTHORIZATION TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT, PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FOUR OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW, OR HAS OTHERWISE GIVEN WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FOR ORGAN OR TISSUE DONATION, THE PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE PERSON OF THE DECEDENT AT THE TIME OF HIS OR HER DEATH SHALL BE NOTIFIED PRIOR TO THE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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