assembly Bill A2380

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2017 signed chap.175
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 05, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.410
substituted for s2422
May 09, 2017 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 04, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.272
May 02, 2017 reported
Jan 18, 2017 referred to health

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A2380 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2422
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10590, S7961

A2380 (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.

A2380 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2380

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee 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
DEATH CERTIFICATE AND BE REPORTED TO THE NORTH AMERICAN SUDEP REGISTRY.
  § 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.
                                                           LBD02063-01-7