senate Bill S7942

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the content of birth certificates

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Oct 03, 2014 referred to rules

S7942 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4132, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S507
2017-2018: S75
2019-2020: S46

S7942 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the content of birth certificates.

S7942 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7942

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             October 3, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  the  content  of
  birth certificates

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  "the  modern
family birth certificate act".
  S  2. Section 4132 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. EACH PARENT OF THE CHILD MAY CHOOSE TO BE DESIGNATED ON THE CERTIF-
ICATE OF BIRTH AS "FATHER" OR "MOTHER", AS APPLICABLE, OR AS "PARENT".
  S 3. This act shall take effect on  the  first  day  of  January  next
succeeding  the  date  upon  which  it shall have become a law; provided
that, effective immediately,  the  commissioner  of  the  department  of
health shall promulgate appropriate rules and regulations for the imple-
mentation of the provisions of this act on or before its effective date.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15758-03-4

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