senate Bill S3540A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Oneida to set the fee for birth and death records

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
May 20, 2011 print number 3540a
amend and recommit to finance
May 04, 2011 committee discharged and committed to finance
Feb 24, 2011 referred to health

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S3540 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6066A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4173, Pub Health L

S3540 - Summary

Authorizes the city of Oneida to set the fee for birth and death records.

S3540 - Sponsor Memo

S3540 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3540

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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  the  fee  charged
  for the issuance of birth and death records

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 4173 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  524  of  the  laws  of 2007, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The registrar shall be entitled to a fee of ten dollars, except  in
the county of Chemung and the county of Monroe and the county of Ononda-
ga and the county of Tompkins whereby such fee shall be set by the coun-
ty  health commissioner and in the city of Oswego whereby such fee shall
be set by the Oswego common council, AND IN THE  CITY  OF  ONEIDA  WHERE
SUCH  FEE  SHALL  BE  SET BY THE ONEIDA COMMON COUNCIL, up to the amount
charged by the commissioner as prescribed in subdivision two of  section
forty-one  hundred  seventy-four of this title for each certification of
birth or death or for each certified copy or certified transcript of any
record of a birth or of a death or for a  certification  that  a  search
discloses  no  record  of  a birth or of a death, furnished by him to an
applicant, except that no fee shall be charged  for  a  search,  certif-
ication of birth or death or certified copy or certified transcript of a
birth  or  a  death  record  to  be used for school entrance, employment
certificate or for purposes of public relief or government  compensation
or  when required by the veterans administration to be used in determin-
ing the eligibility of any person to participate in  the  benefits  made
available  by  the  veterans  administration, provided, however, that if
such registrar is a city clerk, town clerk or village  clerk,  he  shall
collect  such  fees  for  and  on behalf of the city, town or village in
which he serves, provided, however, that an amount equivalent to the sum
of such fees shall be paid at  least  monthly  by  such  city,  town  or
village  to  such  city  clerk,  town clerk or village clerk entitled to
receive fees as a registrar of vital statistics.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

S3540A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6066A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4173, Pub Health L

S3540A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the city of Oneida to set the fee for birth and death records.

S3540A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3540A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3540--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 24, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to the fee charged
  for the issuance of birth and death records

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 3 of section 4173 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 524 of the laws  of  2007,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  (A)  The  registrar  shall  be  entitled to a fee of ten dollars[,
except in the county of Chemung and the county of Monroe and the  county
of  Onondaga and the county of Tompkins whereby such fee shall be set by
the county health commissioner and in the city of  Oswego  whereby  such
fee  shall be set by the Oswego common council, up to the amount charged
by the commissioner as prescribed in subdivision two of  section  forty-
one  hundred seventy-four of this title] for each certification of birth
or death or for each certified  copy  or  certified  transcript  of  any
record  of  a  birth  or of a death or for a certification that a search
discloses no record of a birth or of a death, furnished  by  him  to  an
applicant,  except  that  no  fee shall be charged for a search, certif-
ication of birth or death or certified copy or certified transcript of a
birth or a death record to  be  used  for  school  entrance,  employment
certificate  or for purposes of public relief or government compensation
or when required by the veterans administration to be used in  determin-
ing  the  eligibility  of any person to participate in the benefits made
available by the veterans administration,  provided,  however,  that  if
such  registrar  is  a city clerk, town clerk or village clerk, he shall
collect such fees for and on behalf of the  city,  town  or  village  in

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08969-03-1

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