senate Bill S388

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Enacts provisions relating to advanced written consent and directives concerning transfer, use, disposition of cryopreserved embryos or gametes

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Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to judiciary
Jan 05, 2011 referred to judiciary

S388 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3218
Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 8-A ยงยง130 - 131, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S4531, A2761

S388 - Summary

Enacts provisions relating to the execution of written forms, prior to assisted reproductive technology services, for consent and directives for the transfer, use, and disposition of cryopreserved embryos or gametes, and provisions relating to notice prior to the implementation of the terms of such advance directives.

S388 - Sponsor Memo

S388 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   388

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations  law,  in  relation  to  advanced
  written  consent and directives for the transfer, use, and disposition
  of gametes or embryos cryopreserved in the  course  of  a  program  of
  assisted reproductive technology

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

  Section 1. The domestic relations law is amended by adding a new arti-
cle 8-A to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 8-A
                    CRYOPRESERVED EMBRYOS OR GAMETES

SECTION 130. DEFINITIONS.
        131. ADVANCE WRITTEN CONSENT AND DIRECTIVES  FOR  THE  TRANSFER,
                USE,   AND   DISPOSITION  OF  CRYOPRESERVED  EMBRYOS  OR
                GAMETES.
  S 130. DEFINITIONS. WHEN USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE  CONTEXT  OR
SUBJECT MATTER CLEARLY REQUIRES A DIFFERENT MEANING:
  1.  "ABANDON  BY  REQUEST"  SHALL  MEAN  THAT A PARTY INTENDS TO CEASE
PARTICIPATION IN AN ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM  AND  NOTI-
FIES  A  PROVIDER  OF ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES OF SUCH INTENT IN A
WRITTEN, SIGNED, AND NOTARIZED LETTER OF INTENT TO ABANDON  BY  REQUEST.
WITHIN  THIRTY  DAYS OF RECEIPT OF A PARTY'S LETTER OF INTENT TO ABANDON
BY REQUEST, THE PROVIDER SHALL SEND, BY CERTIFIED MAIL,  RETURN  RECEIPT
REQUESTED,  TO  ANY  OTHER  PARTY WHOSE PARTICIPATION IN SUCH PROVIDER'S
ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE SERVICES MAY BE AFFECTED BY THE REQUESTING PARTY'S
ABANDONMENT BY REQUEST, A WRITTEN NOTICE THAT THE TERMS OF  AN  EXECUTED
ADVANCE  DIRECTIVE  FOR DISPOSITION WILL BE IMPLEMENTED. IF ANY PARTY IS
ALSO A PATIENT, A COPY OF SUCH NOTICE AND PROOF OF MAILING SHALL BE KEPT

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

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