senate Bill S4713

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes do not resuscitate orders on drivers' licenses and identification cards

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S4713 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9448
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2994-bb, 2994-cc & 2994-ee, Pub Health L; amd §§490, 502 & 504, V & T L

S4713 - Summary

Establishes do not resuscitate orders on drivers' licenses and identification cards.

S4713 - Sponsor Memo

S4713 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4713

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2015
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to establishing do  not  resuscitate  orders  on  drivers'
  licenses and identification cards

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2994-bb of the public health  law,
as  added  by  chapter  8  of  the  laws  of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. A nonhospital order not to resuscitate may  be  issued  (A)  during
hospitalization to take effect after hospitalization, [or may be issued]
(B)  for a person who is not a patient in, or a resident of, a hospital,
(C) ON AN APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, OR (D) ON A
NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM.
  S 2. Section 2994-cc of the public health law is amended by  adding  a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. AN ADULT WITH DECISION-MAKING CAPACITY MAY CONSENT TO A NONHOSPITAL
ORDER NOT TO RESUSCITATE ON AN APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM OF A DRIVER'S
LICENSE  OR  ON  A NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD APPLICATION OR RENEWAL
FORM. CONSENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY SECTIONS FOUR HUNDRED NINETY AND FIVE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW.
  S 3. The opening paragraph of section 2994-ee  of  the  public  health
law,  as  added  by chapter 8 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  Obligation to honor a nonhospital order not to resuscitate.  Emergency
medical services personnel, home care services agency personnel, hospice
personnel, or hospital emergency services  personnel  who  are  provided
with a nonhospital order not to resuscitate, [or] who identify the stan-
dard bracelet on the patient's body, OR WHO IDENTIFY A NONHOSPITAL ORDER
NOT  TO  RESUSCITATE  ON  AN INDIVIDUAL'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR NON-DRIVER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08111-01-5

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