assembly Bill A6821A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to issuing non-certified copies of original long form birth certificates to adoptees

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 05, 2017 print number 6821a
amend and recommit to health
Mar 21, 2017 referred to health

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A6821 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5169A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4174, Pub Health L

A6821 - Summary

Relates to requiring the commissioner of the department of health to issue non-certified copies of the original long form birth certificates to adoptees who request such copy within forty-five days after receipt of such request.

A6821 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6821

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to issuing non-certi-
  fied copies of original long form birth certificates to adoptees

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

  Section 1. Section 4174 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.(A) THE COMMISSIONER, OR ANY PERSON AUTHORIZED BY HIM OR HER, SHALL
ISSUE NON-CERTIFIED COPIES OF ORIGINAL LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATES UPON
SPECIFIC  REQUEST  THEREFOR  BY  AN ADOPTEE, IF EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR
MORE, OR IF THE ADOPTEE IS DECEASED, BY THE ADOPTEE'S DESCENDANTS, OR BY
OTHER LAWFUL REPRESENTATIVES OF SUCH ADOPTEE,  TO  WHOM  THE  RECORD  OF
BIRTH  RELATES  INCLUDING  AUTHORIZED  REPRESENTATIVES OF A LOCAL SOCIAL
SERVICES DISTRICT IF THE ADOPTEE IS IN THE CARE AND CUSTODY  OR  CUSTODY
AND GUARDIANSHIP OF SUCH DISTRICT.
  (B)  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A NON-CERTIFIED COPY OF THE ORIGINAL
LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITHIN FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF SUCH
REQUEST.
  (C) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES NECESSARY  TO
IMPLEMENT THIS SUBDIVISION BY FEBRUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN.
  (D)  THE  DEPARTMENT  MAY  CHARGE A FEE FOR ISSUING SUCH NON-CERTIFIED
COPY OF AN ORIGINAL LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE. THE FEE MAY NOT  EXCEED
THE  FEE FOR A CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ORIGINAL LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE
AS PROVIDED FOR IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09180-03-7

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A6821A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5169A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4174, Pub Health L

A6821A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring the commissioner of the department of health to issue non-certified copies of the original long form birth certificates to adoptees who request such copy within forty-five days after receipt of such request.

A6821A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6821--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WEPRIN,  SKOUFIS,  BRABENEC -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on  Health  --  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 issuing non-certi-
  fied copies of original long form birth certificates to adoptees

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

  Section  1. Section 4174 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10.(A) THE COMMISSIONER, OR ANY PERSON AUTHORIZED BY HIM OR HER, SHALL
ISSUE NON-CERTIFIED COPIES OF ORIGINAL LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATES UPON
SPECIFIC REQUEST THEREFOR BY AN ADOPTEE, IF EIGHTEEN  YEARS  OF  AGE  OR
MORE, OR IF THE ADOPTEE IS DECEASED, BY THE ADOPTEE'S DESCENDANTS, OR BY
OTHER  LAWFUL  REPRESENTATIVES  OF  SUCH  ADOPTEE, TO WHOM THE RECORD OF
BIRTH RELATES INCLUDING AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES  OF  A  LOCAL  SOCIAL
SERVICES  DISTRICT  IF THE ADOPTEE IS IN THE CARE AND CUSTODY OR CUSTODY
AND GUARDIANSHIP OF SUCH DISTRICT.
  (B) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A NON-CERTIFIED COPY OF THE  ORIGINAL
LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE WITHIN FORTY-FIVE DAYS AFTER RECEIPT OF SUCH
REQUEST.
  (C)  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP POLICIES AND PROCEDURES NECESSARY TO
IMPLEMENT THIS SUBDIVISION BY FEBRUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN.
  (D) THE DEPARTMENT MAY CHARGE A FEE  FOR  ISSUING  SUCH  NON-CERTIFIED
COPY  OF AN ORIGINAL LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE. THE FEE MAY NOT EXCEED
THE FEE FOR A CERTIFIED COPY OF AN ORIGINAL LONG FORM BIRTH  CERTIFICATE
AS PROVIDED FOR IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect August 1, 2017.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09180-06-7