assembly Bill A4990A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes persons 16 years of age or older to make an anatomical gift

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 18, 2016 signed chap.248
Aug 08, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 09, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.155
substituted for a4990b
Jun 09, 2016 substituted by s5313a
Jun 08, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.155
rules report cal.155
reported
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jan 26, 2016 reported referred to codes
Jan 12, 2016 print number 4990b
Jan 12, 2016 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
May 14, 2015 print number 4990a
May 14, 2015 amend (t) and recommit to codes
Mar 24, 2015 reported referred to codes
Feb 10, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 12, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S5313A
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S5313
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A4990 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4301 & 4310, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8860
2013-2014: A9203

A4990 - Summary

Authorizes persons 16 years of age or older to make an anatomical gift.

A4990 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4990

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ, CLARK, PALMESANO, SKOUFIS, GALEF, FAHY --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing people
  between the ages of fifteen and seventeen to register to be organ  and
  tissue donors

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 1 of section 4301 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 348 of the laws  of  2009,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  (A) Any individual of sound mind and eighteen years of age or more
may give all or any part of his or her body for any purpose specified in
section forty-three hundred two of this article, the gift to take effect
upon death. In any case where the donor has properly executed  an  organ
donor  card,  driver's license authorization to make an anatomical gift,
pursuant to paragraph (a) of subdivision one  of  section  five  hundred
four  of  the  vehicle and traffic law, registered in the New York state
organ and tissue donor registry under section forty-three hundred ten of
this article, or has otherwise given written authorization for organ  or
tissue donation, authorization for donation shall not be rescinded by an
objection  by a member of any of the classes specified in paragraphs (a)
through (h) of subdivision two of this section, except  upon  a  showing
that the donor revoked the authorization.
  (B) ANY INDIVIDUAL OF SOUND MIND AND FIFTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR MORE, BUT
LESS  THAN EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, MAY GIVE ALL OR ANY PART OF HIS OR HER
BODY FOR ANY PURPOSE SPECIFIED IN SECTION  FORTY-THREE  HUNDRED  TWO  OF
THIS  ARTICLE,  THE  GIFT  TO TAKE EFFECT UPON DEATH; PROVIDED, HOWEVER,
THAT EVEN IN ANY CASE WHERE THE DONOR HAS  PROPERLY  EXECUTED  AN  ORGAN
DONOR  CARD,  DRIVER'S LICENSE AUTHORIZATION TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT,
PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE  OF  SECTION  FIVE  HUNDRED
FOUR  OF  THE  VEHICLE  AND  TRAFFIC LAW, OR HAS OTHERWISE GIVEN WRITTEN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03736-01-5

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A4990A - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4301 & 4310, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8860
2013-2014: A9203

A4990A - Summary

Authorizes persons 16 years of age or older to make an anatomical gift.

A4990A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4990--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ORTIZ, CLARK, PALMESANO, SKOUFIS, GALEF, FAHY,
  JAFFEE, LUPINACCI, GOODELL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. TENNEY --
  read once and referred to the Committee  on  Health  --  reported  and
  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to authorizing persons 16 years of age or older to make an
  anatomical gift

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 4301 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 348 of the laws  of  2009,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  (A) Any individual of sound mind and eighteen years of age or more
may give all or any part of his or her body for any purpose specified in
section forty-three hundred two of this article, the gift to take effect
upon death. In any case where the donor has properly executed  an  organ
donor  card,  driver's license authorization to make an anatomical gift,
pursuant to paragraph (a) of subdivision one  of  section  five  hundred
four  of  the  vehicle and traffic law, registered in the New York state
organ and tissue donor registry under section forty-three hundred ten of
this article, or has otherwise given written authorization for organ  or
tissue donation, authorization for donation shall not be rescinded by an
objection  by a member of any of the classes specified in paragraphs (a)
through (h) of subdivision two of this section, except  upon  a  showing
that the donor revoked the authorization.
  (B)  ANY  PERSON WHO IS SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND OF SOUND
MIND MAY GIVE ALL OR ANY PART OF HIS OR HER BODY FOR ANY PURPOSE  SPECI-
FIED  IN  SECTION  FORTY-THREE  HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, THE GIFT TO
TAKE EFFECT UPON DEATH.  IN  ANY  CASE  WHERE  THE  DONOR  HAS  PROPERLY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03736-02-5

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A4990B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4301 & 4310, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8860
2013-2014: A9203

A4990B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes persons 16 years of age or older to make an anatomical gift.

A4990B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4990--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 10, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. ORTIZ, CLARK, PALMESANO, SKOUFIS, GALEF, FAHY,
  JAFFEE, LUPINACCI, GOODELL, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of
  A.  OAKS,  TENNEY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
  -- reported and referred  to  the  Committee  on  Codes  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accord-
  ance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to authorizing persons 16 years of age or older to make an
  anatomical gift

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 4301 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 348 of the laws  of  2009,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  (A) Any individual of sound mind and eighteen years of age or more
may give all or any part of his or her body for any purpose specified in
section forty-three hundred two of this article, the gift to take effect
upon death. In any case where the donor has properly executed  an  organ
donor  card,  driver's license authorization to make an anatomical gift,
pursuant to paragraph (a) of subdivision one  of  section  five  hundred
four  of  the  vehicle and traffic law, registered in the New York state
organ and tissue donor registry under section forty-three hundred ten of
this article, or has otherwise given written authorization for organ  or
tissue donation, authorization for donation shall not be rescinded by an
objection  by a member of any of the classes specified in paragraphs (a)
through (h) of subdivision two of this section, except  upon  a  showing
that the donor revoked the authorization.
  (B)  ANY  PERSON WHO IS SIXTEEN OR SEVENTEEN YEARS OF AGE AND OF SOUND
MIND MAY GIVE ALL OR ANY PART OF HIS OR HER BODY FOR ANY PURPOSE  SPECI-
FIED  IN  SECTION  FORTY-THREE  HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, THE GIFT TO
TAKE EFFECT UPON DEATH.  IN  ANY  CASE  WHERE  THE  DONOR  HAS  PROPERLY

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