senate Bill S2495

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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  • Introduced
  • 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
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 01, 2017 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 14, 2017 advanced to third reading
Feb 13, 2017 2nd report cal.
Feb 07, 2017 1st report cal.195
Jan 13, 2017 referred to health

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S2495 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5132
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4361, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7945

S2495 - 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.

S2495 - Sponsor Memo

S2495 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2495

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  AKSHAR,  AVELLA,  CARLUCCI, DeFRANCISCO,
  FUNKE, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, MARCHIONE, ORTT, RANZENHOFER, SERINO, SEWARD,
  YOUNG -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed to the Committee on Health

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

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

  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:
  S 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04491-01-7