assembly Bill A5132

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Grants the transplant council the power to make recommendations to the commissioner of health relating to organ donation, procurement organizations, banks and storage

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 12, 2017 signed chap.26
May 02, 2017 delivered to governor
Mar 08, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.112
substituted for a5132
Mar 08, 2017 substituted by s2495
Mar 02, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.112
Mar 01, 2017 reported
Feb 06, 2017 referred to health


A5132 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4361, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:

A5132 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Grants the transplant council the power to make recommendations to the commissioner of health relating to organ donation, transplantation, procurement organizations, banks and storage; requires the council to make such recommendations annually.

A5132 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 6, 2017

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  the  transplant


  Section 1. Section 4361 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
589 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
  §  4361.  Transplant council. 1. There shall be created in the depart-
ment a transplant council which shall advise AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO
the commissioner on matters  relating  to  organ  DONATION,  procurement
organizations, banks, and storage facilities and other issues related to
the DONATION, procurement, storage, allocation, distribution, and trans-
plantation of organs and tissue. The council shall consist of twenty-one
members of which seven, including the chairperson, shall be appointed by
the  governor,  seven by the temporary president of the senate and seven
by the speaker of the assembly. The transplant council shall be composed
of members of the general public, transplant  recipients  or  donors  or
their family members, representatives of organ procurement organizations
and  banks or storage facilities, physicians with expertise in organ and
tissue transplantation and the care of persons with  end  stage  disease
resulting from organ failure and persons with expertise in histocompati-
bility typing, law and ethics.
  2.  The  terms of office of members of the transplant council shall be
three years, provided, however, that  of  the  members  first  appointed
seven  shall be appointed for terms which shall expire on December thir-
ty-first, nineteen hundred ninety-two,  seven  shall  be  appointed  for
terms  which  shall  expire  on  December thirty-first, nineteen hundred
ninety-four and seven shall be appointed for terms  which  shall  expire
December  thirty-first,  nineteen hundred ninety-six. Vacancies shall be

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


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