senate Bill S3151A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the medical aid in dying act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Health Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2018 print number 3151a
Mar 01, 2018 amend and recommit to health
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health
Jan 20, 2017 referred to health

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S3151 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2383A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§2899-d - 2899-s, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7579, A10059

S3151 - Summary

Relates to the medical aid in dying act; relates to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying.

S3151 - Sponsor Memo

S3151 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3151

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SAVINO, HOYLMAN -- 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 a  terminally  ill
  patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying

  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  "medical
aid in dying act".
  S  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 28-F to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 28-F
                          MEDICAL AID IN DYING
SECTION 2899-D. DEFINITIONS.
        2899-E. REQUEST PROCESS.
        2899-F. ATTENDING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
        2899-G. RIGHT TO RESCIND REQUEST; REQUIREMENT TO OFFER  OPPORTU-
                  NITY TO RESCIND.
        2899-H. CONSULTING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
        2899-I. REFERRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.
        2899-J. MEDICAL RECORD DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
        2899-K. FORM OF WRITTEN REQUEST AND WITNESS ATTESTATION.
        2899-L. PROTECTION AND IMMUNITIES.
        2899-M. PERMISSIBLE REFUSALS AND PROHIBITIONS.
        2899-N. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS AND CONTRACTS.
        2899-O. SAFE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICATIONS.
        2899-P. DEATH CERTIFICATE.
        2899-Q. REPORTING.
        2899-R. PENALTIES.
        2899-S. SEVERABILITY.
  S 2899-D. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "ADULT" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01103-05-7

Co-Sponsors

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S3151A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2383A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§2899-d - 2899-s, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7579, A10059

S3151A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the medical aid in dying act; relates to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying.

S3151A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3151A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3151--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SAVINO, ALCANTARA, DILAN, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, KRUEGER
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee  on Health -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in
  accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to a  terminally  ill
  patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying

  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  "medical
aid in dying act".
  S  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 28-F to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 28-F
                          MEDICAL AID IN DYING
SECTION 2899-D. DEFINITIONS.
        2899-E. REQUEST PROCESS.
        2899-F. ATTENDING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
        2899-G. RIGHT TO RESCIND REQUEST; REQUIREMENT TO OFFER  OPPORTU-
                  NITY TO RESCIND.
        2899-H. CONSULTING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
        2899-I. REFERRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.
        2899-J. MEDICAL RECORD DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
        2899-K. FORM OF WRITTEN REQUEST AND WITNESS ATTESTATION.
        2899-L. PROTECTION AND IMMUNITIES.
        2899-M. PERMISSIBLE REFUSALS AND PROHIBITIONS.
        2899-N. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS AND CONTRACTS.
        2899-O. SAFE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICATIONS.
        2899-P. DEATH CERTIFICATE.
        2899-Q. REPORTING.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01103-13-8

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