senate Bill S2422

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy

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Current Bill Status Via A2380 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 21, 2017 signed chap.175
Aug 09, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 05, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.410
substituted for s2422
Jun 05, 2017 substituted by a2380
Mar 20, 2017 advanced to third reading
Mar 15, 2017 2nd report cal.
Mar 13, 2017 1st report cal.410
Jan 13, 2017 referred to health

S2422 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2380
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4210, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7961A, A10590A

S2422 - Summary

Relates to the reporting of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy; requires that when an autopsy shows a person died as a result of sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy, such cause shall be noted on the death certificate and filed with the North American SUDEP registry.

S2422 - Sponsor Memo

S2422 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2422

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  reporting  of
  sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy

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

  Section 1. Section 4210 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5.  WHEN  AN  AUTOPSY OF THE BODY IS CONDUCTED OF A DECEASED HUMAN WHO
HAS EPILEPSY OR A HISTORY OF SEIZURES IT SHALL INCLUDE AN  INVESTIGATION
AND  DETERMINATIONS  AS  TO WHETHER THE DECEASED SUFFERED A SUDDEN UNEX-
PECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY. IN THE EVENT THE DECEASED DID SUFFER A SUDDEN,
UNEXPECTED DEATH IN EPILEPSY, SUCH INFORMATION SHALL  BE  NOTED  ON  THE
DEATH CERTIFICATE AND BE REPORTED TO THE NORTH AMERICAN SUDEP REGISTRY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02063-01-7

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