senate Bill S1770

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes agreements for county, city and town social services departments to access death certificates maintained by the department of public health

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 29, 2014 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 14, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 13, 2014 1st report cal.713
Jan 14, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 08, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Apr 22, 2013 advanced to third reading
Apr 17, 2013 2nd report cal.
Apr 16, 2013 1st report cal.304
Jan 24, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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S1770 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1215
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4174, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1458, A1411
2009-2010: S7714, A10938

S1770 - Summary

Authorizes agreements for county, city and town social services departments to access death certificates maintained by the department of public health.

S1770 - Sponsor Memo

S1770 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 1770                                                  A. 1215

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Health

IN  ASSEMBLY  -- Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  agreements  to
  provide  county, city and town social services departments with access
  to death certificates

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 5 of section 4174 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 170 of the laws  of  1994,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  (a)  The  United States social security administration OR A COUNTY
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SERVICES, CITY COMMISSIONER OF  SOCIAL  SERVICES,
TOWN  SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER OR CITY SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER AS DEFINED
IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL  SERVICES  LAW  may
obtain  information from death certificates needed in the administration
of old-age and survivors insurance benefits laws AND THE  ADMINISTRATION
OF  ASSISTANCE  OR  CARE AS REFERENCED IN SECTION ONE HUNDRED SIX OF THE
SOCIAL SERVICES LAW, subject to the provisions of any  contract  entered
into pursuant to paragraph (b) of this subdivision.
  (b)  In  addition,  the  commissioner  or any person authorized by the
commissioner is authorized and  directed  to  enter  into  [a  contract]
CONTRACTS to furnish the federal secretary of health and human services,
A  COUNTY  COMMISSIONER  OF SOCIAL SERVICES, CITY COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL
SERVICES, TOWN SOCIAL SERVICES OFFICER OR CITY SOCIAL  SERVICES  OFFICER
AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION FOURTEEN OF SECTION TWO OF THE SOCIAL SERVICES
LAW  WITH  information concerning individuals with respect to whom death

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

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