senate Bill S6745

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the city of Jamestown to set the fee for issuance of birth and death certificates

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Mar 05, 2014 referred to health

S6745 - Details

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Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4173, Pub Health L

S6745 - Summary

Authorizes the city of Jamestown to set the fee for issuance of birth and death certificates.

S6745 - Sponsor Memo

S6745 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2014

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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 the fee for  issu-
  ance of birth and death records in the city of Jamestown


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 4173 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  524  of  the  laws  of 2007, is amended to read as
SUBDIVISION,  THE  registrar shall be entitled to a fee of ten dollars[,
except in the county of Chemung and the county of Monroe and the  county
of  Onondaga and the county of Tompkins whereby such fee shall be set by
the county health commissioner and in the city of  Oswego  whereby  such
fee  shall be set by the Oswego common council, up to the amount charged
by the commissioner as prescribed in subdivision two of  section  forty-
one  hundred seventy-four of this title] for each certification of birth
or death or for each certified  copy  or  certified  transcript  of  any
record  of  a  birth  or of a death or for a certification that a search
discloses no record of a birth or of a death, furnished by him OR HER to
an applicant, except that no fee shall be charged for a search,  certif-
ication of birth or death or certified copy or certified transcript of a
birth  or  a  death  record  to  be used for school entrance, employment
certificate or for purposes of public relief or government  compensation
or  when required by the veterans administration to be used in determin-
ing the eligibility of any person to participate in  the  benefits  made
available  by  the  veterans  administration, provided, however, that if
such registrar is a city clerk, town clerk or village clerk, he  OR  SHE
shall  collect  such fees for and on behalf of the city, town or village
in which he OR SHE serves, provided, however, that an amount  equivalent
to  the  sum  of  such fees shall be paid at least monthly by such city,
town or village to such city clerk, town clerk or village clerk entitled
to receive fees as a registrar of vital statistics.

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


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