assembly Bill A8469

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires election for registration for organ, eye and tissue donations to be included upon applications for student loans and aid; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jun 16, 2017 referred to higher education

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A8469 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6196
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4310 & 206, rpld §4310 sub 5 ¶¶(b) & (c), Pub Health L; amd §655, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6857

A8469 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that space be provided on applications for student loan and aid progams, for the applicant to register in the "donate life registry" for organ, eye and tissue donation established pursuant to section 4310 of the public health law.

A8469 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8469

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to requiring the president of the  New  York  state  higher  education
  services  corporation  to include space for registering in the "donate
  life registry" for organ, eye and tissue donations on applications for
  student aid and loan programs; and to repeal certain provisions of the
  public health law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  5 of section 4310 of the
public health law, as separately amended by chapters 40 and 248  of  the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Such  organ,  eye  and  tissue registration of consent to make an
anatomical gift can be made through: (i) indication made on the applica-
tion or renewal form of a driver's license, (ii) indication  made  on  a
non-driver  identification card application or renewal form, (iii) indi-
cation made on a voter registration form pursuant to subdivision five of
section 5-210 of the election law, (iv) indication made on the  applica-
tion  for  health care coverage offered through the state health benefit
exchange, (v) enrollment through the donate life registry website,  (vi)
paper enrollment submitted to the donate life registry, [or] (vii) INDI-
CATION  MADE  ON  APPLICATION  FOR A STUDENT AID OR LOAN PROGRAM AWARDED
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FOURTEEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, OR (VIII) through any
other method identified by the commissioner. The department shall estab-
lish a means by which to register the consent given by  individuals  who
are  sixteen  or seventeen years of age in the donate life registry, and
shall make registration available by any  of  the  methods  provided  in
subparagraphs  (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v) [and], (vi), (VII) AND (VIII)
of this paragraph.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11632-01-7

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