senate Bill S2147B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the sale or purchase of human body parts

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Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 19, 2012 amended on third reading 2147b
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 19, 2012 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 22, 2012 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 21, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2012 1st report cal.813
Mar 29, 2012 print number 2147a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 16, 2011 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 02, 2011 advanced to third reading
Apr 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Apr 12, 2011 1st report cal.386
Jan 18, 2011 referred to health

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S2147 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6207B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4307, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2187, A433

S2147 - Bill Texts

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Prohibits the procurement of human body parts for use in human transplantation except as provided by law; requires that procurement of body parts be performed only at registered facilities and requires reporting to the county medical examiner or coroner.

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BILL NUMBER:S2147

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the public health law, in relation to sales and purchases of
human organs

PURPOSE:
To address current shortcomings in the public Health law with
respect to the harvesting of body parte, specifically in the context
of non-organ tissue.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one amends section 4307 of the public
health law to prohibit the sale of human organs and body parts.

JUSTIFICATION:
Amid scandals involving the illegal buying, selling and
distribution of human tissue by funeral homes and licensed
biomedical companies, deficiencies in current law with respect to
this area have become apparent. These scandals have involved funeral
homes removing tissue (e.g. skin, bone, organs and non-organ tissue)
from bodies before embalming or cremation without the permission of
the deceased's family. The tissue was then sold illegally to
biomedical companies who would then present it as legitimately
harvested tissue. In some instances, the ages of donors had been
changed and unscreened tissue taken from cancer patients had been
used in implant and replacement procedures.

Obviously, this practice most directly affected the families of the
deceased and the recipients of the tissue. The disregard of the
wellbeing of patient and lack of respect for the dead exhibited by
the perpetrators of these schemes is astonishing. This bill creates
stricter regulation of harvesting procedures, thereby reducing the
possibility that such an atrocity will ever happen again.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2007-08: S.209 - Referred to Health, Passed Senate
2009-10: S.2187 - Referred to Health

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                  2147

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN,  DeFRANCISCO,  JOHNSON  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in  relation to sales and
  purchases of human organs

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

  Section  1. Section 4307 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 362 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4307. Prohibition of sales and purchases of  human  organs  OR  BODY
PARTS.  1.  It  shall  be  unlawful for any person to knowingly acquire,
receive, or otherwise transfer  for  valuable  consideration  any  human
organ  for  use in human transplantation, OR TO PROCURE ANY BODY PART IN
VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION. [The term human organ means the human kidney,
liver, heart, lung, bone marrow, and any other human organ or tissue  as
may  be designated by the commissioner but shall exclude blood. The term
"valuable consideration" does not include the reasonable payments  asso-
ciated with the removal, transportation, implantation, processing, pres-
ervation,  quality control, and storage of a human organ or the expenses
of travel, housing, and lost wages incurred by  the  donor  of  a  human
organ  in  connection  with  the  donation of the organ.] Any person who
violates this section shall be guilty of  a  class  E  felony  FOR  EACH
INSTANCE OF SALE.
  2. For the purposes of this section, the donation of a kidney or other
organ  from  a  live donor for transplantation into an individual condi-
tioned upon the donation and transplantation of a similar organ into  an
individual  specified  by  the  donor  shall  not,  in and of itself, be
considered to be "valuable consideration" provided  that  such  donation
and  transplant  are performed in accordance with other applicable laws,
rules and regulations, including any specific rules and regulations  the
commissioner  may  adopt,  with the advice and consent of the transplant

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05136-01-1

S. 2147                             2

council, with respect to such conditional donations. No  individual  may
make a donation conditioned upon the race, color, creed, national origin
or  religious  affiliation  of  the  recipient,  and  no hospital, organ
procurement  organization,  tissue bank, physician or other professional
may participate in the performance of any procedure or otherwise facili-
tate the donation and/or transfer of organs and/or tissue conditioned on
such factors.
  3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "PROCURE" MEANS AND INCLUDES THE ACT OF KNOWINGLY ACQUIR-
ING, RECEIVING, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRING;
  (B) THE TERM "HUMAN ORGAN" MEANS THE HUMAN KIDNEY, LIVER, HEART, LUNG,
BONE MARROW, AND ANY OTHER HUMAN ORGAN OR TISSUE AS MAY BE DESIGNATED BY
THE COMMISSIONER BUT SHALL EXCLUDE BLOOD;
  (C) THE TERM "VALUABLE CONSIDERATION" DOES NOT INCLUDE THE  REASONABLE
PAYMENTS  ASSOCIATED  WITH  THE  REMOVAL,  TRANSPORTATION, IMPLANTATION,
PROCESSING, PRESERVATION, QUALITY CONTROL, AND STORAGE OF A HUMAN  ORGAN
OR THE EXPENSES OF TRAVEL, HOUSING, AND LOST WAGES INCURRED BY THE DONOR
OF A HUMAN ORGAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE DONATION OF THE ORGAN OR REASON-
ABLE  COMPENSATION  FOR RESTORATIVE WORK PERFORMED BY A LICENSED FUNERAL
DIRECTOR IN CONNECTION WITH PROCUREMENT OF A HUMAN ORGAN;
  (D) THE TERM "BODY PART" MEANS AND INCLUDES THE TERMS INCLUDED IN  THE
DEFINITION  OF  BODY  PART  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  FIVE  OF  SECTION
FORTY-THREE HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE, BUT  SHALL  EXCLUDE  BLOOD  OR  ANY
OTHER ELEMENT AS THE COMMISSIONER MAY DEEM NECESSARY.
  4.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE RULES AND REGULATIONS CONCERNING
PROCUREMENT OF HUMAN BODY PARTS, WHICH SHALL REQUIRE AT A  MINIMUM  THAT
(A)  ALL  PROCUREMENT OF SUCH BODY PARTS BE PERFORMED ONLY BY A FACILITY
REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT TO UNDERTAKE SUCH  PROCUREMENT,  (B)  ALL
FACILITIES  REGISTERED  FOR PROCUREMENT OF HUMAN BODY PARTS SHALL REPORT
AND DOCUMENT THE PROCUREMENT OF EACH BODY PART TO THE  MEDICAL  EXAMINER
OR  CORONER  OF  THE  COUNTY  WHERE  THE FACILITY IS LOCATED, AND (C) NO
FUNERAL DIRECTOR, UNDERTAKER, REGISTERED RESIDENT, MORTUARY  STUDENT  OR
REGISTERED  FUNERAL  HOME  OR  FACILITY  SHALL CONDUCT OR PARTICIPATE IN
PROCUREMENT OF HUMAN BODY PARTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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S2147A - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6207B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4307, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2187, A433

S2147A - Bill Texts

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Prohibits the procurement of human body parts for use in human transplantation except as provided by law; requires that procurement of body parts be performed only at registered facilities and requires reporting to the county medical examiner or coroner.

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BILL NUMBER:S2147A

TITLE OF BILL:
An act to amend the public health law, in relation to sales and
purchases of human organs

PURPOSE:
To address current shortcomings in the public Health law with respect to
the harvesting of body parts, specifically in the context of non-organ
tissue.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one amends section 4307 of the public health law to prohibit the
sale of human organs and body parts other than blood and ocular tissue.

JUSTIFICATION:
Amid scandals involving the illegal buying, selling and distribution of
human tissue by funeral homes and licensed biomedical companies, defi-
ciencies in current law with respect to this area have become apparent.
These scandals have involved funeral homes removing tissue (e.g. skin,
bone, organs and non-organ tissue) from bodies before embalming or
cremation without the permission of the deceased's family. The tissue
was then sold illegally to biomedical companies who would then present
it as legitimately harvested tissue. In some instances, the ages of
donors had been changed and unscreened tissue taken from cancer patients
had been used in implant and replacement procedures.

Obviously, this practice most directly affected the families of the
deceased and the recipients of the tissue. The disregard of the wellbe-
ing of patient and lack of respect for the dead exhibited by the perpe-
trators of these schemes is astonishing. This bill creates stricter
regulation of harvesting procedures, thereby reducing the possibility
that such an atrocity will ever happen again.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2007-08: S.209 - Referred to Health, Passed Senate
2009-10: S.2187 - Referred to Health

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                 2147--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOLDEN, DeFRANCISCO, JOHNSON, LARKIN, LIBOUS, YOUNG
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on  Health  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in  relation to sales and
  purchases of human organs

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

  Section  1. Section 4307 of the public health law, as amended by chap-
ter 362 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  S 4307. Prohibition of sales and purchases of  human  organs  OR  BODY
PARTS.  1.  It  shall  be  unlawful for any person to knowingly acquire,
receive, or otherwise transfer  for  valuable  consideration  any  human
organ  for  use in human transplantation, OR TO PROCURE ANY BODY PART IN
VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION. [The term human organ means the human kidney,
liver, heart, lung, bone marrow, and any other human organ or tissue  as
may  be designated by the commissioner but shall exclude blood. The term
"valuable consideration" does not include the reasonable payments  asso-
ciated with the removal, transportation, implantation, processing, pres-
ervation,  quality control, and storage of a human organ or the expenses
of travel, housing, and lost wages incurred by  the  donor  of  a  human
organ  in  connection  with  the  donation of the organ.] Any person who
violates this section shall be guilty of  a  class  E  felony  FOR  EACH
INSTANCE OF SALE.
  2. For the purposes of this section, the donation of a kidney or other
organ  from  a  live donor for transplantation into an individual condi-
tioned upon the donation and transplantation of a similar organ into  an
individual  specified  by  the  donor  shall  not,  in and of itself, be
considered to be "valuable consideration" provided  that  such  donation

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05136-02-2

S. 2147--A                          2

and  transplant  are performed in accordance with other applicable laws,
rules and regulations, including any specific rules and regulations  the
commissioner  may  adopt,  with the advice and consent of the transplant
council,  with  respect to such conditional donations. No individual may
make a donation conditioned upon the race, color, creed, national origin
or religious affiliation  of  the  recipient,  and  no  hospital,  organ
procurement  organization,  tissue bank, physician or other professional
may participate in the performance of any procedure or otherwise facili-
tate the donation and/or transfer of organs and/or tissue conditioned on
such factors.
  3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "PROCURE" MEANS AND INCLUDES THE ACT OF KNOWINGLY ACQUIR-
ING, RECEIVING, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRING;
  (B) THE TERM "HUMAN ORGAN" MEANS THE HUMAN KIDNEY, LIVER, HEART, LUNG,
BONE MARROW, AND ANY OTHER HUMAN ORGAN OR TISSUE AS MAY BE DESIGNATED BY
THE COMMISSIONER BUT SHALL EXCLUDE BLOOD, AND  OCULAR  TISSUE  WHICH  IS
RECOVERED BY LICENSED EYE BANK PERSONNEL;
  (C)  THE TERM "VALUABLE CONSIDERATION" DOES NOT INCLUDE THE REASONABLE
PAYMENTS ASSOCIATED  WITH  THE  REMOVAL,  TRANSPORTATION,  IMPLANTATION,
PROCESSING,  PRESERVATION, QUALITY CONTROL, AND STORAGE OF A HUMAN ORGAN
OR THE EXPENSES OF TRAVEL, HOUSING, AND LOST WAGES INCURRED BY THE DONOR
OF A HUMAN ORGAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE DONATION OF THE ORGAN OR REASON-
ABLE COMPENSATION FOR RESTORATIVE WORK PERFORMED BY A  LICENSED  FUNERAL
DIRECTOR IN CONNECTION WITH PROCUREMENT OF A HUMAN ORGAN;
  (D)  THE TERM "BODY PART" MEANS AND INCLUDES THE TERMS INCLUDED IN THE
DEFINITION  OF  BODY  PART  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  FIVE  OF  SECTION
FORTY-THREE HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE, BUT SHALL EXCLUDE BLOOD, AND OCULAR
TISSUE  WHICH  IS  RECOVERED BY LICENSED EYE BANK PERSONNEL OR ANY OTHER
ELEMENT AS THE COMMISSIONER MAY DEEM NECESSARY.
  4. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE RULES AND  REGULATIONS  CONCERNING
PROCUREMENT  OF  HUMAN BODY PARTS, WHICH SHALL REQUIRE AT A MINIMUM THAT
(A) ALL PROCUREMENT OF SUCH BODY PARTS BE PERFORMED ONLY BY  A  FACILITY
REGISTERED  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT TO UNDERTAKE SUCH PROCUREMENT, (B) ALL
FACILITIES REGISTERED FOR PROCUREMENT OF HUMAN BODY PARTS  SHALL  REPORT
AND  DOCUMENT  THE PROCUREMENT OF EACH BODY PART TO THE MEDICAL EXAMINER
OR CORONER OF THE COUNTY WHERE THE  FACILITY  IS  LOCATED,  AND  (C)  NO
FUNERAL  DIRECTOR,  UNDERTAKER, REGISTERED RESIDENT, MORTUARY STUDENT OR
REGISTERED FUNERAL HOME OR FACILITY  SHALL  CONDUCT  OR  PARTICIPATE  IN
PROCUREMENT OF HUMAN BODY PARTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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S2147B (ACTIVE) - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6207B
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4307, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2187, A433

S2147B (ACTIVE) - Bill Texts

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Prohibits the procurement of human body parts for use in human transplantation except as provided by law; requires that procurement of body parts be performed only at registered facilities and requires reporting to the county medical examiner or coroner.

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BILL NUMBER:S2147B

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the public health law, in relation to sales and purchases of
human organs

PURPOSE:
To address current shortcomings in the public Health law with respect
to the harvesting of body parts, specifically in the context of
non-organ tissue.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Section one amends section 4307 of the public health law to prohibit
the sale of human organs and body parts other than blood and ocular
tissue.

JUSTIFICATION:
Amid scandals involving the illegal buying, selling and distribution
of human tissue by funeral homes and licensed biomedical companies,
deficiencies in current law with respect to this area have become
apparent. These scandals have involved funeral homes removing tissue
(e.g. skin, bone, organs and non-organ tissue) from bodies before
embalming or cremation without the permission of the deceased's
family. The tissue was then sold illegally to biomedical companies
who would then present it as legitimately harvested tissue. In some
instances, the ages of donors had been changed and unscreened tissue
taken from cancer patients had been used in implant and replacement
procedures.

Obviously, this practice most directly affected the families of the
deceased and the recipients of the tissue. The disregard of the
wellbeing of patient and lack of respect for the dead exhibited by
the perpetrators of these schemes is astonishing. This bill creates
stricter regulation of harvesting procedures, thereby reducing the
possibility that such an atrocity will ever happen again.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
2007-08: S.209 - Referred to Health, Passed Senate
2009-10: S.2187 - Referred to Health

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
120th day after it shall have become a law.

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

                                 2147--B
    Cal. No. 813

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 18, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GOLDEN, DeFRANCISCO, JOHNSON, LARKIN, LIBOUS, YOUNG
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on  Health  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report, ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and deliv-
  ered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored  to  third
  reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
  order of third reading

AN ACT to amend  the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  sales  and
  purchases of human organs

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

  Section 1. Section 4307 of the public health law, as amended by  chap-
ter 362 of the laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
  S  4307.  Prohibition  of  sales and purchases of human organs OR BODY
PARTS. 1. It shall be unlawful for  any  person  to  knowingly  acquire,
receive,  or  otherwise  transfer  for  valuable consideration any human
organ for use in human transplantation, OR TO PROCURE ANY BODY  PART  IN
VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION. [The term human organ means the human kidney,
liver,  heart, lung, bone marrow, and any other human organ or tissue as
may be designated by the commissioner but shall exclude blood. The  term
"valuable  consideration" does not include the reasonable payments asso-
ciated with the removal, transportation, implantation, processing, pres-
ervation, quality control, and storage of a human organ or the  expenses
of  travel,  housing,  and  lost  wages incurred by the donor of a human
organ in connection with the donation of  the  organ.]  Any  person  who
violates  this  section  shall  be  guilty  of a class E felony FOR EACH
INSTANCE OF SALE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05136-06-2

S. 2147--B                          2

  2. For the purposes of this section, the donation of a kidney or other
organ from a live donor for transplantation into  an  individual  condi-
tioned  upon the donation and transplantation of a similar organ into an
individual specified by the donor  shall  not,  in  and  of  itself,  be
considered  to  be  "valuable consideration" provided that such donation
and transplant are performed in accordance with other  applicable  laws,
rules  and regulations, including any specific rules and regulations the
commissioner may adopt, with the advice and consent  of  the  transplant
council,  with  respect to such conditional donations. No individual may
make a donation conditioned upon the race, color, creed, national origin
or religious affiliation  of  the  recipient,  and  no  hospital,  organ
procurement  organization,  tissue bank, physician or other professional
may participate in the performance of any procedure or otherwise facili-
tate the donation and/or transfer of organs and/or tissue conditioned on
such factors.
  3. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "PROCURE" MEANS AND INCLUDES THE ACT OF KNOWINGLY ACQUIR-
ING, RECEIVING, OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRING;
  (B) THE TERM "HUMAN ORGAN" MEANS THE HUMAN KIDNEY, LIVER, HEART, LUNG,
BONE MARROW, AND ANY OTHER HUMAN ORGAN OR TISSUE AS MAY BE DESIGNATED BY
THE COMMISSIONER BUT SHALL EXCLUDE BLOOD, AND  OCULAR  TISSUE  WHICH  IS
RECOVERED BY LICENSED EYE BANK PERSONNEL;
  (C)  THE TERM "VALUABLE CONSIDERATION" DOES NOT INCLUDE THE REASONABLE
PAYMENTS ASSOCIATED  WITH  THE  REMOVAL,  TRANSPORTATION,  IMPLANTATION,
PROCESSING,  PRESERVATION, QUALITY CONTROL, AND STORAGE OF A HUMAN ORGAN
OR THE EXPENSES OF TRAVEL, HOUSING, AND LOST WAGES INCURRED BY THE DONOR
OF A HUMAN ORGAN IN CONNECTION WITH THE DONATION OF THE ORGAN OR REASON-
ABLE COMPENSATION FOR RESTORATIVE WORK PERFORMED BY A  LICENSED  FUNERAL
DIRECTOR IN CONNECTION WITH PROCUREMENT OF A HUMAN ORGAN;
  (D)  THE TERM "BODY PART" MEANS AND INCLUDES THE TERMS INCLUDED IN THE
DEFINITION  OF  BODY  PART  PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  FIVE  OF  SECTION
FORTY-THREE HUNDRED OF THIS ARTICLE, BUT SHALL EXCLUDE BLOOD, AND OCULAR
TISSUE  WHICH  IS  RECOVERED BY LICENSED EYE BANK PERSONNEL OR ANY OTHER
ELEMENT AS THE COMMISSIONER MAY DEEM NECESSARY.
  4. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE RULES AND  REGULATIONS  CONCERNING
PROCUREMENT  OF  HUMAN BODY PARTS, WHICH SHALL REQUIRE AT A MINIMUM THAT
(A) ALL PROCUREMENT OF SUCH BODY PARTS BE PERFORMED ONLY BY  A  FACILITY
REGISTERED  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT TO UNDERTAKE SUCH PROCUREMENT, (B) ALL
FACILITIES REGISTERED FOR PROCUREMENT OF HUMAN BODY PARTS SHALL DOCUMENT
THE PROCUREMENT OF EACH BODY PART, RETAIN SUCH DOCUMENTATION FOR A MINI-
MUM OF SIX YEARS FROM THE DATE OF  THE  PROCUREMENT,  AND  PRODUCE  SUCH
DOCUMENTATION  UPON  REQUEST  BY THE DEPARTMENT OR BY ANY POLICE OFFICER
ACTING IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY, AND  (C)  NO  FUNERAL  DIRECTOR,
UNDERTAKER,  REGISTERED RESIDENT, MORTUARY STUDENT OR REGISTERED FUNERAL
HOME OR FACILITY SHALL CONDUCT OR PARTICIPATE IN  PROCUREMENT  OF  HUMAN
BODY PARTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

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