|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 27, 2017||referred to health|
assembly Bill A3598
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Carmen E. Arroyo
A3598 - Details
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 29-CCCC §§2994-aaa - 2994-qqq, Pub Health L
- Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A3598 - Summary
Establishes the New York end of life options act; authorizes the prescription of aid-in-dying medication to individuals with terminal illnesses; terminal illness means incurable and irreversible illness that has been medically confirmed that will result in death within six months; form must be signed by the qualified individual and by two witnesses… (view more) no liability or sanctions where the health care provider participates in good faith.
A3598 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3598 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 27, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, STECK, HOOPER, ORTIZ, HEVE- SI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the "New York end of life options act" THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York end of life options act". S 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 29-CCCCC to read as follows: ARTICLE 29-CCCCC NEW YORK END OF LIFE OPTIONS ACT SECTION 2994-AAA. DEFINITIONS. 2994-BBB. RIGHT TO REQUEST AID-IN-DYING MEDICATION. 2994-CCC. REQUEST PROCESS. 2994-DDD. RIGHT TO RESCIND REQUEST; REQUIREMENT TO OFFER OPPOR- TUNITY TO RESCIND. 2994-EEE. ATTENDING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES. 2994-FFF. DEATH CERTIFICATE. 2994-GGG. CONSULTING PHYSICIAN CONFIRMATION. 2994-HHH. COUNSELING REFERRAL. 2994-III. INFORMED DECISION REQUIRED. 2994-JJJ. FORM OF REQUEST. 2994-KKK. STANDARD OF CARE. 2994-LLL. EFFECT ON CONSTRUCTION OF WILLS, CONTRACTS AND STAT- UTES. 2994-MMM. INSURANCE OR ANNUITY POLICIES. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05456-01-7
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