senate Bill S7961A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1833
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 08, 2016 print number 7961a
Jun 08, 2016 amend and recommit to health
May 31, 2016 referred to health

S7961 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10590
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2422, A2380

S7961 - Summary

Relates to the reporting of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy; requires that when an autopsy shows a person died as a result of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy, such cause shall be noted on the death certificate and filed with the North American SUDEP registry.

S7961 - Sponsor Memo

S7961 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7961

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

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 the  reporting  of
  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 THE EVENT THE DECEASED DID SUFFER A SUDDEN,
UNEXPECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY, SUCH INFORMATION SHALL  BE  NOTED  ON  THE
MEDICAL  CERTIFICATE  AND BE REPORTED TO THE NORTH AMERICAN SUDEP REGIS-
TRY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15705-01-6

S7961A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10590
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S2422, A2380

S7961A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reporting of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy; requires that when an autopsy shows a person died as a result of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy, such cause shall be noted on the death certificate and filed with the North American SUDEP registry.

S7961A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7961A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7961--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the reporting of
  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 THE EVENT THE DECEASED DID SUFFER A SUDDEN,
UNEXPECTED  DEATH  IN  EPILEPSY,  SUCH INFORMATION SHALL BE NOTED ON THE
DEATH CERTIFICATE AND BE REPORTED TO THE NORTH AMERICAN SUDEP REGISTRY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15705-02-6

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