|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|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|
senate Bill S388
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S388 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S388 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill enacts provisions relating to advanced written consent and directives concerning transfer, use and disposition of cryopreserved embryos or gametes. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the domestic relations law by adding a new article 8-A. Section 130 of this article contains definitions for technical and medical terms/concepts used in the bill. Section 131 of this article creates regulations for advanced written consent and directives for the transfer, use and disposition of cryopreseved embryos or gametes are also established. JUSTIFICATION:
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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