senate Bill S2052A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes 15-17 year olds to register to donate organs and tissue upon their death

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May 09, 2014 print number 2052a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 10, 2013 referred to health

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S2052 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9203A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4301 & 4310, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7457, A8860

S2052 - Summary

Authorizes 15-17 year olds to register to donate organs and tissue upon their death; provides that parents or a legal guardian shall be notified and can rescind such decision to donate organs or tissue at the time of death; requires that the parent or legal guardian sign the registration along with the 15-17 year old and that such registration may be submitted by mail, in person, or electronically.

S2052 - Sponsor Memo

S2052 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2052

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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 authorizing people
  between the ages of fifteen and seventeen to register to be organ  and
  tissue donors

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 4301 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 348 of the laws  of  2009,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  (A) Any individual of sound mind and eighteen years of age or more
may give all or any part of his or her body for any purpose specified in
section forty-three hundred two of this article, the gift to take effect
upon death. In any case where the donor has properly executed  an  organ
donor  card,  driver's license authorization to make an anatomical gift,
pursuant to paragraph (a) of subdivision one  of  section  five  hundred
four  of  the  vehicle and traffic law, registered in the New York state
organ and tissue donor registry under section forty-three hundred ten of
this article, or has otherwise given written authorization for organ  or
tissue donation, authorization for donation shall not be rescinded by an
objection  by a member of any of the classes specified in paragraphs (a)
through (h) of subdivision two of this section, except  upon  a  showing
that the donor revoked the authorization.
  (B)  ANY  INDIVIDUAL OF SOUND MIND AND BETWEEN THE AGES OF FIFTEEN AND
SEVENTEEN MAY GIVE ALL OR ANY PART OF HIS OR HER BODY  FOR  ANY  PURPOSE
SPECIFIED  IN  SECTION FORTY-THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, THE GIFT
TO TAKE EFFECT UPON DEATH; PROVIDED, HOWEVER,  THAT  EVEN  IN  ANY  CASE
WHERE  THE  DONOR  HAS  PROPERLY  EXECUTED AN ORGAN DONOR CARD, DRIVER'S
LICENSE AUTHORIZATION TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT, PURSUANT TO  PARAGRAPH
(A)  OF  SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION FIVE HUNDRED FOUR OF THE VEHICLE AND
TRAFFIC LAW, OR HAS OTHERWISE GIVEN WRITTEN AUTHORIZATION FOR  ORGAN  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06264-01-3

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S2052A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9203A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4301 & 4310, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7457, A8860

S2052A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes 15-17 year olds to register to donate organs and tissue upon their death; provides that parents or a legal guardian shall be notified and can rescind such decision to donate organs or tissue at the time of death; requires that the parent or legal guardian sign the registration along with the 15-17 year old and that such registration may be submitted by mail, in person, or electronically.

S2052A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2052A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2052--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LATIMER, BRESLIN, DILAN, MONTGOMERY, SAMPSON, SERRA-
  NO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed
  to  the  Committee on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing people
  between  the ages of fifteen and seventeen to register to be organ and
  tissue donors

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 4301 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  348  of  the  laws  of 2009, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. (A) Any individual of sound mind and eighteen years of age or  more
may give all or any part of his or her body for any purpose specified in
section forty-three hundred two of this article, the gift to take effect
upon  death.  In any case where the donor has properly executed an organ
donor card, driver's license authorization to make an  anatomical  gift,
pursuant  to  paragraph  (a)  of subdivision one of section five hundred
four of the vehicle and traffic law, registered in the  New  York  state
organ and tissue donor registry under section forty-three hundred ten of
this  article, or has otherwise given written authorization for organ or
tissue donation, authorization for donation shall not be rescinded by an
objection by a member of any of the classes specified in paragraphs  (a)
through  (h)  of  subdivision two of this section, except upon a showing
that the donor revoked the authorization.
  (B) ANY INDIVIDUAL OF SOUND MIND AND FIFTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR MORE, BUT
LESS THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, MAY GIVE ALL OR ANY PART OF HIS OR  HER
BODY  FOR  ANY  PURPOSE  SPECIFIED IN SECTION FORTY-THREE HUNDRED TWO OF
THIS ARTICLE, THE GIFT TO TAKE EFFECT  UPON  DEATH;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06264-03-4

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