senate Bill S6232

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires medical certificate portion of death certificates to include a determination of whether the deceased suffered a sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2014 advanced to third reading
Jun 09, 2014 2nd report cal.
Jun 03, 2014 1st report cal.1177
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S6232
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S6232 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8444
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง4141 & 4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S1789, A2359

S6232 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires medical certificate portion of death certificates to include a determination of whether the deceased suffered a sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy.

S6232 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6232 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6232

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 sudden, unexpected
  death in epilepsy

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 4 of section 4141 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (e) to read as follows:
  (E) THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE SHALL INCLUDE A DETERMINATION AS TO WHETH-
ER THE DECEASED SUFFERED A SUDDEN,  UNEXPECTED  DEATH  IN  EPILEPSY,  IN
ACCORDANCE WITH STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  S  2. Section 4210 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. EVERY AUTOPSY OF THE BODY OF A  DECEASED  HUMAN  SHALL  INCLUDE  AN
INVESTIGATION  AND  DETERMINATIONS AS TO WHETHER THE DECEASED SUFFERED A
SUDDEN, UNEXPECTED DEATH  IN  EPILEPSY,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  STANDARDS
ESTABLISHED  BY THE COMMISSIONER. IN THE EVENT THE DECEASED DID SUFFER A
SUDDEN, UNEXPECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY, SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE REPORTED
TO THE DEPARTMENT WITHIN THREE BUSINESS DAYS.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment and/or repeal  of  any  rule  or  regulation
necessary  for  the  implementation of this act on its effective date is
authorized and directed to be made  and  completed  on  or  before  such
effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11377-01-3

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