assembly Bill A7431A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for the effect of skipping a question on a registration of consent to make an anatomical gift

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 26, 2015 signed chap.405
Oct 14, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.669
substituted for a7431a
Jun 18, 2015 substituted by s5101a
rules report cal.669
reported
Jun 15, 2015 reported referred to rules
Jun 11, 2015 print number 7431a
Jun 11, 2015 amend and recommit to codes
May 28, 2015 reported referred to codes
May 12, 2015 referred to health

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A7431 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5101
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4310, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L

A7431 - Summary

Provides for the effect of skipping a question on a registration of consent to make an anatomical gift.

A7431 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7431

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ORTIZ,  PALMESANO,  JAFFEE  -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the vehicle and  traffic  law,
  in relation to registration of consent 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. Subparagraph (ii) of paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  5  of
section  4310 of the public health law, as amended by section 27 of part
A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii) The commissioner shall not maintain records  of  any  person  who
checks  "skip  this  question". Failure [to check a box shall not impair
the validity of an application, and failure] to check "yes" or  checking
"skip  this  question"  shall  not  be  construed to imply a wish not to
donate. In the case of an applicant under eighteen years of age,  check-
ing  "yes"  shall  not  constitute consent to make an anatomical gift or
registration in the donate life registry. Where an applicant has  previ-
ously  consented  to make an anatomical gift or registered in the donate
life registry, checking "skip this question" or failing to check  a  box
shall not impair that consent or registration.
  S  2. The third undesignated paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 490
of the vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 465 of the  laws  of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
  The  commissioner  of  [the  department  of] health shall not maintain
records of any person who checks "skip this question". Failure [to check
a box shall not impair the validity of an application, and  failure]  to
check  "yes"  or checking "skip this question" shall not be construed to
imply a wish not to donate. In the case of an applicant  under  eighteen
years  of  age,  checking  "yes" shall not constitute consent to make an
anatomical gift or registration in the donate life  registry.  Where  an
applicant  has previously consented to make an anatomical gift or regis-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10818-01-5

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A7431A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5101
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4310, Pub Health L; amd §§490 & 502, V & T L

A7431A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the effect of skipping a question on a registration of consent to make an anatomical gift.

A7431A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7431--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ORTIZ,  PALMESANO,  JAFFEE, McDONALD, GALEF,
  GOODELL, FAHY, 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

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law,
  in relation to registration of consent 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.  Subparagraph  (ii)  of  paragraph (b) of subdivision 5 of
section 4310 of the public health law, as amended by section 27 of  part
A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii)  The  commissioner  shall  not maintain records of any person who
checks "skip this question". [Failure] EXCEPT WHERE THE  APPLICATION  IS
MADE  IN  PERSON  OR  ELECTRONICALLY,  FAILURE  to check a box shall not
impair the validity of an application, and failure  to  check  "yes"  or
checking "skip this question" shall not be construed to imply a wish not
to  donate.  In  the  case  of an applicant under eighteen years of age,
checking "yes" shall not constitute consent to make an  anatomical  gift
or  registration  in  the  donate  life registry. Where an applicant has
previously consented to make an anatomical gift  or  registered  in  the
donate  life registry, checking "skip this question" or failing to check
a box shall not impair that consent or registration.
  S 2. The third undesignated paragraph of subdivision 2 of section  490
of  the  vehicle and traffic law, as added by chapter 465 of the laws of
2012, is amended to read as follows:
  The commissioner of [the department  of]  health  shall  not  maintain
records  of any person who checks "skip this question". [Failure] EXCEPT
WHERE THE APPLICATION IS MADE IN PERSON OR  ELECTRONICALLY,  FAILURE  to
check a box shall not impair the validity of an application, and failure

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10818-02-5