senate Bill S1789

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
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2015 vetoed memo.291
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.330
substituted for a2359
referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 02, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 01, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 28, 2015 1st report cal.1054
Jan 14, 2015 referred to health

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S1789 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2359
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
S6232, A8444

S1789 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1789 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1789 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1789

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2015
                               ___________

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. 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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