assembly Bill A7905A

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to a parent or guardian naming a caregiver as a person in parental relation

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 27, 2018 signed chap.80
Jun 26, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.134
substituted for s6016a
Mar 26, 2018 referred to children and families
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 03, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.560
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 20, 2017 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.553
rules report cal.553
reported
Jun 19, 2017 reported referred to rules
Jun 09, 2017 print number 7905a
Jun 09, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
May 18, 2017 referred to judiciary

A7905 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6016
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-1551 & 5-1552, Gen Ob L

A7905 - Summary

Provides that a parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person as a person in parental relation to such minor or incapacitated person pursuant to sections twenty-one hundred sixty-four and twenty-five hundred four of the public health law and sections two and thirty-two hundred twelve of the education law for a period not exceeding twelve months; provides that a designation may not be more than twelve months.

A7905 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7905

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Judiciary

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to extension of
  the  permitted  time  period  for  designation of a person in parental
  relation to a minor child

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

  Section  1. Sections 5-1551 and 5-1552 of the general obligations law,
as added by chapter 119 of the laws of 2005,  are  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  §  5-1551. Power of parent to designate a person in parental relation.
A parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person
as a person in parental relation to such minor or  incapacitated  person
pursuant  to  sections  twenty-one  hundred  sixty-four  and twenty-five
hundred four of the public health law and sections  two  and  thirty-two
hundred  twelve  of  the  education law for a period not exceeding [six]
TWELVE months provided that there is no prior order of any court in  any
jurisdiction  currently  in  effect that would prohibit such parent from
himself or  herself  exercising  the  same  or  similar  authority,  and
provided  further, that, in the case where a court has ordered that both
parents must agree on education or health decisions regarding the child,
a designation pursuant to this subdivision shall  not  be  valid  unless
both  parents  have  consented thereto. Such designation shall be in the
form prescribed by section 5-1552 of this title, and may be presented to
any school, health care provider  or  health  plan  that  requires  such
designation by either the parent or the designee.
  §  5-1552.  Form  of designation. 1. Designations in general. A desig-
nation of a person in parental relation pursuant to this title shall  be
in  writing  and  shall include: the name of the parent, the name of the
designee, the name of each minor or incapacitated person with respect to
whom such designation is made, the parent's signature, and the  date  of

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

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A7905A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6016
Law Section:
General Obligations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§5-1551 & 5-1552, Gen Ob L

A7905A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that a parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person as a person in parental relation to such minor or incapacitated person pursuant to sections twenty-one hundred sixty-four and twenty-five hundred four of the public health law and sections two and thirty-two hundred twelve of the education law for a period not exceeding twelve months; provides that a designation may not be more than twelve months.

A7905A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7905--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 18, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the general obligations law, in relation to a parent  or
  guardian naming a caregiver as a person in parental relation

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

  Section 1. Section 5-1551 of the general obligations law, as added  by
chapter 119 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  §  5-1551. Power of parent to designate a person in parental relation.
A parent of a minor or incapacitated person may designate another person
as a person in parental relation to such minor or  incapacitated  person
pursuant  to  sections  twenty-one  hundred  sixty-four  and twenty-five
hundred four of the public health law and sections  two  and  thirty-two
hundred  twelve  of  the  education law for a period not exceeding [six]
TWELVE months provided that there is no prior order of any court in  any
jurisdiction  currently  in  effect that would prohibit such parent from
himself or  herself  exercising  the  same  or  similar  authority,  and
provided  further, that, in the case where a court has ordered that both
parents must agree on education or health decisions regarding the child,
a designation pursuant to this subdivision shall  not  be  valid  unless
both  parents  have  consented thereto. Such designation shall be in the
form prescribed by section 5-1552 of this title, and may be presented to
any school, health care provider  or  health  plan  that  requires  such
designation by either the parent or the designee.
  §  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 5-1552 of the general obligations law,
as added by chapter 119 of the laws of  2005,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1.  Designations  in  general.  A  designation of a person in parental
relation pursuant to this title shall be in writing and  shall  include:
the name of the parent, the name of the designee, the name of each minor

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

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