assembly Bill A9535

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to reporting lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death

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Jan 19, 2018 referred to health

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A9535 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7168
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-H §2799, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1307

A9535 - Summary

Relates to reporting Lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death to the department of health according to the manner prescribed by the commissioner.

A9535 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9535

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 19, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  reporting  of
  lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death

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

  Section 1. Article 27-H of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new section 2799 to read as follows:
  §  2799.  REPORTING  OF  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE DISEASE INFECTION AFTER
DEATH. IF A CORONER, PATHOLOGIST,  MEDICAL  EXAMINER,  OR  OTHER  PERSON
QUALIFIED  TO CONDUCT AN EXAMINATION OF A DECEASED PERSON DISCOVERS THAT
AT THE TIME OF DEATH THE INDIVIDUAL WAS AFFLICTED  WITH  LYME  OR  OTHER
TICK-BORNE  DISEASES,  HE  OR  SHE SHALL REPORT THE CASE PROMPTLY TO THE
DEPARTMENT ACCORDING TO THE MANNER PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13684-01-7

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