assembly Bill A297C

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the "living donor protection act of 2018"

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S2496 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 05, 2018 signed chap.331
Oct 24, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.400
substituted for a297c
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by s2496b
Jun 19, 2018 ordered to third reading rules cal.400
rules report cal.400
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 11, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
Jun 06, 2018 reported referred to codes
May 18, 2018 print number 297c
May 18, 2018 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 08, 2018 print number 297b
Jan 08, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to insurance
Jan 03, 2018 referred to insurance
Feb 23, 2017 print number 297a
Feb 23, 2017 amend and recommit to insurance
Jan 05, 2017 referred to insurance

Votes

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Jun 19, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S2496B
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 5, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S2496B
31
0
committee
31
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 31, 2018 - Health committee Vote

S2496B
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 25, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S2496
33
0
committee
33
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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Feb 7, 2017 - Health committee Vote

S2496
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

A297 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2496
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4365, Pub Health L; add §2616, amd §4313, Ins L; amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10379, S7529

A297 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "living donor protection act of 2018"; prohibits discrimination in the provision of life, accident, and health insurance based on the status of an insured as a living organ or tissue donor; authorizes the provision of family leave to provide care during transplantation preparation and recovery from surgery related to organ or tissue donation; and directs the commissioner of health to develop and distribute informational materials relating to the benefits of being a living organ or tissue donor.

A297 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   297

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GUNTHER, ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Insurance

AN ACT to amend the public health law, the insurance law and  the  work-
  ers'  compensation  law,  in  relation  to  enacting the "living donor
  protection act of 2017"

  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 "living donor protection act of 2017".
  § 2. Section 4365 of the public health law is amended by adding a  new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  THE  COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION AND CONSULTATION WITH THE TRANS-
PLANT COUNCIL AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, SHALL DEVELOP  AND  DISTRIB-
UTE,  IN PRINTED FORM AND ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE, INFORMA-
TIONAL MATERIALS RELATING TO THE LIVE DONATION  OF  ORGANS  AND  TISSUE,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A) THE BENEFITS OF LIVE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION;
  (B)  THE  IMPACT  OF  THE  DONATION OF ORGANS OR TISSUE ON THE DONORS'
ACCESS TO INSURANCE AND ASSISTANCE;
  (C) THE REDUCTION IN FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME, FOR STATE PERSONAL
INCOME TAX PURPOSES, GRANTED TO LIVING ORGAN AND TISSUE DONORS; AND
  (D) THE PROTECTIONS AND BENEFITS GRANTED PURSUANT TO THE LIVING  DONOR
PROTECTION ACT OF TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN.
  §  3.  Section  1117  of  the insurance law is amended by adding a new
subsection (h) to read as follows:
  (H) (1) NO ENTITY OFFERING OR PROVIDING BENEFITS FOR  LONG  TERM  CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL:
  (A)  DECLINE  TO PROVIDE OR LIMIT SUCH BENEFITS DUE TO THE STATUS OF A
COVERED PERSON AS A LIVING ORGAN OR TISSUE DONOR;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03670-01-7

Co-Sponsors

A297A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2496
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4365, Pub Health L; add §2616, amd §4313, Ins L; amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10379, S7529

A297A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "living donor protection act of 2018"; prohibits discrimination in the provision of life, accident, and health insurance based on the status of an insured as a living organ or tissue donor; authorizes the provision of family leave to provide care during transplantation preparation and recovery from surgery related to organ or tissue donation; and directs the commissioner of health to develop and distribute informational materials relating to the benefits of being a living organ or tissue donor.

A297A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 297--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER, ORTIZ, TITONE -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Insurance -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, the insurance law and the work-
  ers' compensation law, in  relation  to  enacting  the  "living  donor
  protection act of 2017"

  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 "living donor protection act of 2017".
  §  2. Section 4365 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. THE COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION AND CONSULTATION WITH  THE  TRANS-
PLANT  COUNCIL  AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, SHALL DEVELOP AND DISTRIB-
UTE, IN PRINTED FORM AND ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE,  INFORMA-
TIONAL  MATERIALS  RELATING  TO  THE LIVE DONATION OF ORGANS AND TISSUE,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A) THE BENEFITS OF LIVE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION;
  (B) THE IMPACT OF THE DONATION OF ORGANS  OR  TISSUE  ON  THE  DONORS'
ACCESS TO INSURANCE AND ASSISTANCE;
  (C) THE REDUCTION IN FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME, FOR STATE PERSONAL
INCOME TAX PURPOSES, GRANTED TO LIVING ORGAN AND TISSUE DONORS; AND
  (D)  THE PROTECTIONS AND BENEFITS GRANTED PURSUANT TO THE LIVING DONOR
PROTECTION ACT OF TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN.
  § 3. Section 1117 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  (1)  NO  ENTITY OFFERING OR PROVIDING BENEFITS FOR LONG TERM CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL:
  (A) DECLINE TO PROVIDE OR LIMIT SUCH BENEFITS DUE TO THE STATUS  OF  A
COVERED PERSON AS A LIVING ORGAN OR TISSUE DONOR;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03670-03-7

Co-Sponsors

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A297B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2496
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4365, Pub Health L; add §2616, amd §4313, Ins L; amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10379, S7529

A297B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "living donor protection act of 2018"; prohibits discrimination in the provision of life, accident, and health insurance based on the status of an insured as a living organ or tissue donor; authorizes the provision of family leave to provide care during transplantation preparation and recovery from surgery related to organ or tissue donation; and directs the commissioner of health to develop and distribute informational materials relating to the benefits of being a living organ or tissue donor.

A297B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 297--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, ORTIZ, TITONE, SIMON, GALEF -- read once
  and  referred  to  the Committee on Insurance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  --  recommitted to the Committee on Insurance in accordance
  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, the insurance law and the work-
  ers' compensation law, in  relation  to  enacting  the  "living  donor
  protection act of 2018"

  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 "living donor protection act of 2018".
  §  2. Section 4365 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. THE COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION AND CONSULTATION WITH  THE  TRANS-
PLANT  COUNCIL  AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, SHALL DEVELOP AND DISTRIB-
UTE, IN PRINTED FORM AND ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE,  INFORMA-
TIONAL  MATERIALS  RELATING  TO  THE LIVE DONATION OF ORGANS AND TISSUE,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A) THE BENEFITS OF LIVE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION;
  (B) THE IMPACT OF THE DONATION OF ORGANS  OR  TISSUE  ON  THE  DONORS'
ACCESS TO INSURANCE AND ASSISTANCE;
  (C) THE REDUCTION IN FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME, FOR STATE PERSONAL
INCOME TAX PURPOSES, GRANTED TO LIVING ORGAN AND TISSUE DONORS; AND
  (D)  THE PROTECTIONS AND BENEFITS GRANTED PURSUANT TO THE LIVING DONOR
PROTECTION ACT OF TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN.
  § 3. Section 1117 of the insurance law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subsection (h) to read as follows:
  (H)  (1)  NO  ENTITY OFFERING OR PROVIDING BENEFITS FOR LONG TERM CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL:

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

Co-Sponsors

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A297C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2496
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4365, Pub Health L; add §2616, amd §4313, Ins L; amd §201, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A10379, S7529

A297C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "living donor protection act of 2018"; prohibits discrimination in the provision of life, accident, and health insurance based on the status of an insured as a living organ or tissue donor; authorizes the provision of family leave to provide care during transplantation preparation and recovery from surgery related to organ or tissue donation; and directs the commissioner of health to develop and distribute informational materials relating to the benefits of being a living organ or tissue donor.

A297C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 297--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GUNTHER, ORTIZ, TITONE, SIMON, GALEF, TAYLOR,
  CASTORINA -- read once and referred to the Committee on  Insurance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
  Insurance  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amend-
  ments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, the insurance law and the work-
  ers' compensation law, in  relation  to  enacting  the  "living  donor
  protection act of 2018"

  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 "living donor protection act of 2018".
  §  2. Section 4365 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8. THE COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION AND CONSULTATION WITH  THE  TRANS-
PLANT  COUNCIL  AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES, SHALL DEVELOP AND DISTRIB-
UTE, IN PRINTED FORM AND ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE,  INFORMA-
TIONAL  MATERIALS  RELATING  TO  THE LIVE DONATION OF ORGANS AND TISSUE,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
  (A) THE BENEFITS OF LIVE ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION;
  (B) THE IMPACT OF THE DONATION OF ORGANS  OR  TISSUE  ON  THE  DONORS'
ACCESS TO INSURANCE AND ASSISTANCE;
  (C) THE REDUCTION IN FEDERAL ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME, FOR STATE PERSONAL
INCOME TAX PURPOSES, GRANTED TO LIVING ORGAN AND TISSUE DONORS; AND
  (D)  THE PROTECTIONS AND BENEFITS GRANTED PURSUANT TO THE LIVING DONOR
PROTECTION ACT OF TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN.
  § 3. The insurance law is amended by adding a new section 2616 to read
as follows:

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

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