Assembly Bill A2359

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 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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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Vetoed By Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-A2359 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1789
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A8444, S6232

2015-A2359 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

2015-A2359 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2359

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee 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. Section 4210 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  WHEN  AN  AUTOPSY OF THE BODY IS CONDUCTED OF A DECEASED HUMAN WHO
HAS EPILEPSY OR A HISTORY OF SEIZURES IT SHALL INCLUDE AN  INVESTIGATION
AND  DETERMINATIONS  AS  TO WHETHER THE DECEASED SUFFERED A SUDDEN UNEX-
PECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY, IN ACCORDANCE WITH  STANDARDS  ESTABLISHED  BY
THE  COMMISSIONER.  IN THE EVENT THE DECEASED DID SUFFER A SUDDEN, UNEX-
PECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY, SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE NOTED ON THE MEDICAL
CERTIFICATE AND BE REPORTED TO  THE  DEPARTMENT  WITHIN  THREE  BUSINESS
DAYS.
  S 2. 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.
                                                           LBD03538-02-5


              

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