|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 23, 2016||reported referred to codes|
|May 10, 2016||referred to health|
assembly Bill A10059
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A10059 (ACTIVE) - Details
A10059 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 10059 I N A S S E M B L Y May 10, 2016 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, GALEF, HEVESI, STECK, ZEBROWSKI, BLAKE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, CROUCH, DUPREY, SKARTADOS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying 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 "medical aid in dying act". S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 28-F to read as follows: ARTICLE 28-F MEDICAL AID IN DYING SECTION 2899-D. DEFINITIONS. 2899-E. WRITTEN REQUEST FOR MEDICATION. 2899-F. REQUEST PROCESS. 2899-G. ATTENDING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES. 2899-H. RIGHT TO RESCIND REQUEST; REQUIREMENT TO OFFER OPPORTU- NITY TO RESCIND. 2899-I. CONSULTING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES. 2899-J. CONFIRMATION OF CAPACITY; REFERRAL. 2899-K. MEDICAL RECORD DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS. 2899-L. FORM OF WRITTEN REQUEST AND WITNESS ATTESTATION. 2899-M. PROTECTION AND IMMUNITIES. 2899-N. PERMISSIBLE REFUSALS AND PROHIBITIONS. 2899-O. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS AND CONTRACTS. 2899-P. SAFE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICATIONS. 2899-Q. DEATH CERTIFICATE. 2899-R. REPORTING. 2899-S. PENALTIES. 2899-T. SEVERABILITY. S 2899-D. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE: 1. "ADULT" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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