senate Bill S325

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes nurse practitioners to sign death certificates in like manner as physicians and imposes upon nurse practitioners the same duties that physicians have

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1747 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • 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
Jul 20, 2011 signed chap.153
Jul 08, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 22, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
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

Votes

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Jun 22, 2011 - Rules committee Vote

S325
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 12, 2011 - Health committee Vote

S325
12
1
committee
12
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Apr 12, 2011

nay (1)
excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S325 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1747
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง4100, 4104, 4141, 4141-a, 4142, 4144, 4161, 4171 & 4175, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2969, A2028A

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

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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