senate Bill S7103A

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 03, 2012 signed chap.465
Sep 21, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.876
substituted for s7103a
Jun 20, 2012 substituted by a10039b
Jun 18, 2012 amended on third reading (t) 7103a
May 30, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 23, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 22, 2012 1st report cal.876
Apr 27, 2012 referred to health

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S7103 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10039B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4310 & 4303, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10039B

S7103 - Summary

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications.

S7103 - Sponsor Memo

S7103 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7103

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the election law and the  vehicle
  and traffic law, in relation to establishing Lauren's law

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Lauren's law".
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of  section  4310  of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2. Such registration of consent to make an anatomical gift can be made
through  (a)  indication  made  on  the application or renewal form of a
license, (b) indication made on a non-driver identification card  appli-
cation or renewal form, (c) enrolling in the registry website maintained
by the department, which may include using an electronic signature under
regulations  of  the  commissioner  and  subject to article three of the
state technology law, (d) indication made on a voter  registration  form
pursuant  to  subdivision  five of section 5-210 of the election law, or
(e) through any other  method  identified  by  the  commissioner.    THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL FURTHER ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED ON ANY CONSENT
APPLICATION SO THAT THE APPLICANT SHALL REGISTER OR DECLINE REGISTRATION
IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE  DONATIONS  UNDER  THIS
SECTION AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED ON THE APPLICATION IN CLEAR AND
CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "YOU  MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION:  WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ADDED
TO THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY?   CHECK BOX  FOR  'YES'  OR  'NOT  AT  THIS
TIME'."
  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL NOT MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ANY PERSON WHO CHECKS
"NOT AT THIS TIME".  FAILURE TO CHECK A BOX SHALL NOT IMPAIR THE VALIDI-
TY OF AN APPLICATION, AND FAILURE TO CHECK "YES"  OR  CHECKING  "NOT  AT
THIS  TIME" SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY A WISH NOT TO DONATE. IN THE
CASE OF AN APPLICANT UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, CHECKING  "YES"  SHALL
NOT CONSTITUTE CONSENT TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT OR REGISTRATION IN THE

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

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S7103A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10039B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4310 & 4303, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10039B

S7103A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes Lauren's law requiring the commissioner of health to ask applicants about joining the donate life registry on consent applications.

S7103A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7103A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7103--A
    Cal. No. 876

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. CARLUCCI, GRISANTI, KLEIN, SAVINO, VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Health -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to  first  and  second report, ordered to a third reading, amended and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,
  in relation to establishing Lauren's law; and providing for the repeal
  of such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
"Lauren's law".
  S  2.  Subdivision  2  of  section  4310  of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 161 of the laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  2. Such registration of consent to make an anatomical gift can be made
through  (a)  indication  made  on  the application or renewal form of a
license, (b) indication made on a non-driver identification card  appli-
cation or renewal form, (c) enrolling in the registry website maintained
by the department, which may include using an electronic signature under
regulations  of  the  commissioner  and  subject to article three of the
state technology law, (d) indication made on a voter  registration  form
pursuant  to  subdivision  five of section 5-210 of the election law, or
(e) through any other  method  identified  by  the  commissioner.  WHERE
REQUIRED BY LAW FOR CONSENT FORMS DESCRIBED IN PARAGRAPHS (A) AND (B) OF
THIS  SUBDIVISION,  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ENSURE THAT SPACE IS PROVIDED
ON ANY CONSENT FORM SO THAT THE  APPLICANT  SHALL  REGISTER  OR  DECLINE
REGISTRATION  IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY FOR ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATIONS
UNDER THIS SECTION AND THAT THE FOLLOWING IS STATED ON THE FORM IN CLEAR
AND CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FOLLOWING SECTION:  WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE  ADDED
TO  THE  DONATE LIFE REGISTRY?   CHECK BOX FOR 'YES' OR 'SKIP THIS QUES-
TION'."

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

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