senate Bill S2498

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "New York state living donor support act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Feb 07, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2017 referred to health

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Feb 7, 2017 - Health committee Vote

S2498
17
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committee
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Nay
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S2498 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5475
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 43-B Art Head, §207, desig §§4360 - 4368 to be Title 1, add Title 1 Head, Art 43-B Title 2 §§4369 - 4371, Pub Health L; amd §612, Tax L; add §365-o, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1339, A1129

S2498 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "New York state living donor support act" to provide state reimbursement to living organ donors, who are state residents, for medical and associated expenses incurred as a result of the organ donation, when the organ donation is made to another resident of the state; requires the provision of information on transplantation to patients with severe kidney disease.

S2498 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2498 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2498

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HANNON, AKSHAR, AMEDORE, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, DeFRAN-
  CISCO, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, O'MARA, ORTT, 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,  the  tax  law  and  the  social
  services law, in relation to support of living organ donation

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York state living donor support act".
  §  2. The article heading of article 43-B of the public health law, as
added by chapter 589 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows:
         ORGAN[, TISSUE AND BODY PARTS] PROCUREMENT AND [STORAGE]
                              DONOR SUPPORT
  § 3. Sections 4360 through 4368 of article 43-B of the  public  health
law  are designated title 1, and a new title heading is added to read as
follows:
           ORGAN, TISSUE AND BODY PARTS PROCUREMENT AND STORAGE
  § 4. Article 43-B of the public health law is amended by adding a  new
title 2 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 2
                          LIVING ORGAN DONATION

SECTION 4369. DEFINITIONS.
        4370. REIMBURSEMENT OF LIVING DONOR EXPENSES.
        4371. TRANSPLANT  EDUCATION  OF  PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE OR
                END STAGE RENAL FAILURE.
  § 4369. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS  SHALL
HAVE  THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS, UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHER-
WISE:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05767-01-7

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