senate Bill S3111B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a certificate of still birth

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 23, 2011 signed chap.552
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.345
substituted for a8178a
referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 13, 2011 amended on third reading 3111b
Jun 06, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3111a
Jun 06, 2011 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 16, 2011 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 31, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 30, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 29, 2011 1st report cal.279
Feb 08, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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Mar 29, 2011 - Health committee Vote

S3111
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A
B (Active)
Original
A
B (Active)

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S3111 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8178A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4160, add §4160-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S765A

S3111 - Summary

Relates to establishing a certificate of still birth.

S3111 - Sponsor Memo

S3111 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3111

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LARKIN, ADAMS, DeFRANCISCO, FARLEY, GOLDEN, GRIFFO,
  JOHNSON, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, PARKER, RANZENHOFER, YOUNG -- 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 establishing a
  certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 4160 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 436 of the laws  of  1967,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3. For the purposes of this article, a fetal death shall be considered
as a birth and as a death except that, for a fetal death, separate birth
and  death  certificates  shall  not  be  required  to  be  prepared and
recorded, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN SECTION  FORTY-ONE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-A  OF
THIS TITLE.
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 4160-a
to read as follows:
  S 4160-A. CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH. 1. THE DEPART-
MENT SHALL ESTABLISH A CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH. THE
REGISTRAR WITH WHOM A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE IS  FILED  SHALL  ISSUE  A
CERTIFICATE  OF  BIRTH  RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH TO THE PARENT OR PARENTS
NAMED ON A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE ISSUED IN THE CASE OF  A  STILLBIRTH,
UPON THE REQUEST OF SUCH PARENT OR PARENTS. IF BOTH PARENTS ARE DECEASED
AT THE TIME OF THE STILLBIRTH, THE REGISTRAR SHALL ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE
TO,  AND  UPON  THE  REQUEST  OF, THE SIBLING, PARENT, OR PARENTS OF THE
BIRTH PARENTS.
  2. A CERTIFICATE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  SHALL  INCLUDE  SUCH
APPROPRIATE  INFORMATION  AS  SHALL  BE DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT AND
SHALL BE ON A FORM ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT WHICH  IS  SIMILAR,  AS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02740-03-1

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S3111A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8178A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4160, add §4160-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S765A

S3111A - Summary

Relates to establishing a certificate of still birth.

S3111A - Sponsor Memo

S3111A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3111--A
    Cal. No. 279

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, LANZA, ADAMS, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, DeFRANCISCO,
  FARLEY,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,  JOHNSON,  KENNEDY, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, O'MARA,
  PARKER, RANZENHOFER, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to  a  third  reading, passed by Senate and delivered 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 establishing a
  certificate of still birth

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 3 of section 4160 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  436  of  the  laws  of 1967, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. For the purposes of this article, a fetal death shall be considered
as a birth and as a death except that, for a fetal death, separate birth
and death  certificates  shall  not  be  required  to  be  prepared  and
recorded,  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED  IN SECTION FORTY-ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-A OF
THIS TITLE.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  4160-a
to read as follows:
  S  4160-A.  CERTIFICATE OF STILL BIRTH. 1. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ESTAB-
LISH A CERTIFICATE OF STILL BIRTH. THE REGISTRAR WITH WHOM A FETAL DEATH
CERTIFICATE IS FILED SHALL ISSUE A CERTIFICATE OF  STILL  BIRTH  TO  THE
PARENT  OR PARENTS NAMED ON A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE ISSUED IN THE CASE
OF A STILLBIRTH, UPON THE REQUEST OF SUCH PARENT  OR  PARENTS.  IF  BOTH
PARENTS  ARE DECEASED AT THE TIME OF THE STILLBIRTH, THE REGISTRAR SHALL
ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE TO, AND UPON THE REQUEST OF, THE SIBLING,  PARENT,
OR PARENTS OF THE BIRTH PARENTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02740-05-1

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S3111B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8178A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4160, add §4160-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S765A

S3111B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a certificate of still birth.

S3111B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3111B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3111--B
    Cal. No. 279

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LARKIN, LANZA, ADAMS, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, DeFRANCISCO,
  FARLEY,  GOLDEN,  GRIFFO,  JOHNSON,  KENNEDY, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ, O'MARA,
  PARKER, RANZENHOFER, YOUNG -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to  a  third  reading, passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly,
  recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading
  -- again amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  in  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to establishing a
  certificate of still birth

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 3 of section 4160 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  436  of  the  laws  of 1967, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. For the purposes of this article, a fetal death shall be considered
as a birth and as a death except that, for a fetal death, separate birth
and death  certificates  shall  not  be  required  to  be  prepared  and
recorded,  EXCEPT  AS  PROVIDED  IN SECTION FORTY-ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-A OF
THIS TITLE.
  S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new  section  4160-a
to read as follows:
  S  4160-A.  CERTIFICATE  OF  STILL BIRTH. 1. THE DEPARTMENT, OR IN THE
CITY OF NEW YORK, THE BOARD OF HEALTH, SHALL ESTABLISH A CERTIFICATE  OF
STILL  BIRTH. THE REGISTRAR WITH WHOM A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE IS FILED
SHALL ISSUE A CERTIFICATE OF STILL BIRTH TO THE PARENT OR PARENTS  NAMED
ON  A  FETAL  DEATH CERTIFICATE ISSUED IN THE CASE OF A STILLBIRTH, UPON
THE REQUEST OF SUCH PARENT OR PARENTS. IF BOTH PARENTS ARE  DECEASED  AT
THE  TIME  OF  THE STILLBIRTH, THE REGISTRAR SHALL ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE

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

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