|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 20, 2011||signed chap.153|
|Jul 08, 2011||delivered to governor|
|Jun 22, 2011||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1470
substituted for s325
|Jun 22, 2011||substituted by a1747|
ordered to third reading cal.1470
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Apr 12, 2011||reported and committed to higher education|
|Feb 28, 2011||notice of committee consideration - requested|
|Jan 05, 2011||referred to health|
senate Bill S325Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1747 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S325 - Details
S325 - Summary
Authorizes nurse practitioners to sign death certificates in like manner as physicians and imposes upon nurse practitioners the same duties that physicians have in connection therewith; makes such provisions applicable to the city of New York.
S325 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S325 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to death certificates PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill authorizes nurse practitioners to sign death certificates In like manner as physicians and imposes upon nurse practitioners the same duties that physicians have. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends Public Health. Law, sections 4100, 4104, 4141, 4141-a, 4142, 4144, 4161, 4171, and 4175 to include nurse practitioners as persons able to issue death certificates. JUSTIFICATION: Under existing law, nurse practitioners are unable to issue death certificates. Nurse practitioners are frequently the care givers in last attendance when a patient passes away. With their extensive training and expertise, they are more than qualified under their existing scope of practice to perform this function. PRIOR LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2003-04: Passed Assembly; 2005-06: Vetoed Memo. 251; 2007-08: Passed
S325 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 325 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, DUANE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, OPPEN- HEIMER, PARKER, PERKINS, STEWART-COUSINS -- 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 death certificates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 4100 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows: 4. CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS COMPLETING A DEATH CERTIFICATE FOR A DEATH OCCURRING IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL HAVE THE SAME AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY TO COMPLETE THE CERTIFICATE AS THEY WOULD HAVE IF THE DEATH OCCURRED OUTSIDE SUCH CITY; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH RESPONSI- BILITY SHALL BE EXERCISED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK. S 2. Section 4104 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 435 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: S 4104. Vital statistics; application of article. The provisions of this article except for the provisions contained in paragraph (i) of subdivision two AND SUBDIVISION FOUR of section four thousand one hundred, section four thousand one hundred three, subdivision two of section four thousand one hundred thirty-five, section four thousand one hundred thirty-five-b, subdivision eight of section four thousand one hundred seventy-four, paragraphs (b) and (e) of subdivision one of section four thousand one hundred thirty-eight, subdivision eleven of section four thousand one hundred thirty-eight-c, and section four thou- sand one hundred seventy-nine of this article, shall not apply to the city of New York. S 3. Subdivision 4 of section 4141 of the public health law, paragraph (d) as added by chapter 413 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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