senate Bill S5283A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to registering as an organ donor on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 15, 2017 referred to higher education
returned to assembly
repassed senate
May 08, 2017 amended on third reading 5283c
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
May 08, 2017 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 02, 2017 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.689
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 28, 2017 print number 5283b
amend (t) and recommit to education
Mar 23, 2017 print number 5283a
amend (t) and recommit to education
Mar 20, 2017 referred to education

Votes

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May 2, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5283B
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5283 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§209-b & 262-a, Ed L; amd §§206 & 4310, Pub Health L

S5283 - Summary

Authorizes registration as an organ donor in the donate life registry on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications.

S5283 - Sponsor Memo

S5283 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5283

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  registration  in  the
  donate life registry

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  209-b
to read as follows:
  S  209-B. INITIAL REGISTRATION; REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE LIFE REGIS-
TRY. THE REGENTS SHALL PROVIDE A SPACE ON EACH STUDENT'S INITIAL  REGIS-
TRATION  FORM  SO  THAT  THE  STUDENT MAY REGISTER IN THE NEW YORK STATE
DONATE LIFE REGISTRY UNDER SECTION FORTY-THREE HUNDRED TEN OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW WITH THE FOLLOWING STATED ON THE  APPLICATION  IN  CLEAR  AND
CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY? CHECK BOX FOR
'YES' OR 'SKIP THIS QUESTION'."
  THE  REGENTS SHALL NOT MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ANY PERSON WHO CHECKS "SKIP
THIS QUESTION".  EXCEPT WHERE THE APPLICATION IS MADE IN PERSON OR ELEC-
TRONICALLY, FAILURE TO CHECK "YES"  OR  CHECKING  "SKIP  THIS  QUESTION"
SHALL  NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY A WISH NOT TO DONATE. IN THE CASE OF AN
APPLICANT UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, CHECKING "YES" SHALL NOT  CONSTI-
TUTE  CONSENT  TO  MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT OR REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE
LIFE REGISTRY. WHERE AN APPLICANT HAS PREVIOUSLY CONSENTED  TO  MAKE  AN
ANATOMICAL  GIFT OR REGISTER IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY, CHECKING "SKIP
THIS QUESTION" OR FAILING TO CHECK A BOX SHALL NOT IMPAIR  THAT  CONSENT
OR REGISTRATION.
  S  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 262-a to
read as follows:
  S 262-A. APPLICATION FOR LIBRARY CARD; REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE LIFE
REGISTRY. EVERY LIBRARY, OTHER THAN A SCHOOL LIBRARY,  SHALL  PROVIDE  A
SPACE  ON  THE  APPLICATION FOR A LIBRARY CARD SO THAT THE APPLICANT MAY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10656-02-7

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S5283A - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§209-b & 262-a, Ed L; amd §§206 & 4310, Pub Health L

S5283A - Summary

Authorizes registration as an organ donor in the donate life registry on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications.

S5283A - Sponsor Memo

S5283A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5283--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. JACOBS, AVELLA, BRESLIN, GOLDEN, KENNEDY, LATIMER,
  RANZENHOFER, STAVISKY -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to registration in the donate life registry

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 209-b
to read as follows:
  S 209-B. INITIAL REGISTRATION; REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE LIFE  REGIS-
TRY.  THE REGENTS SHALL PROVIDE A SPACE ON EACH STUDENT'S INITIAL REGIS-
TRATION FORM SO THAT THE STUDENT MAY REGISTER  IN  THE  NEW  YORK  STATE
DONATE LIFE REGISTRY UNDER SECTION FORTY-THREE HUNDRED TEN OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH  LAW  WITH  THE  FOLLOWING STATED ON THE APPLICATION IN CLEAR AND
CONSPICUOUS TYPE:
  "WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY? CHECK BOX FOR
'YES' OR 'SKIP THIS QUESTION'."
  THE REGENTS SHALL NOT MAINTAIN RECORDS OF ANY PERSON WHO CHECKS  "SKIP
THIS QUESTION".  EXCEPT WHERE THE APPLICATION IS MADE IN PERSON OR ELEC-
TRONICALLY,  FAILURE  TO  CHECK  "YES"  OR CHECKING "SKIP THIS QUESTION"
SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED TO IMPLY A WISH NOT TO DONATE. IN THE CASE OF  AN
APPLICANT  UNDER  SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE, CHECKING "YES" SHALL NOT CONSTI-
TUTE CONSENT TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT OR REGISTRATION  IN  THE  DONATE
LIFE  REGISTRY.  WHERE  AN APPLICANT HAS PREVIOUSLY CONSENTED TO MAKE AN
ANATOMICAL GIFT OR REGISTER IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY, CHECKING  "SKIP
THIS  QUESTION"  OR FAILING TO CHECK A BOX SHALL NOT IMPAIR THAT CONSENT
OR REGISTRATION.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a  new  section  262-a  to
read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10656-03-7

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S5283B - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§209-b & 262-a, Ed L; amd §§206 & 4310, Pub Health L

S5283B - Summary

Authorizes registration as an organ donor in the donate life registry on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications.

S5283B - Sponsor Memo

S5283B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5283--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  JACOBS, AVELLA, BRESLIN, CROCI, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN,
  HELMING, HOYLMAN,  KENNEDY,  LATIMER,  RANZENHOFER,  SAVINO,  SERRANO,
  STAVISKY  --  read  twice  and ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed to the Committee on Education -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to registration in the donate life registry

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2, paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 and  subdivi-
sion  9  of  section  4310  of  the  public health law, subdivision 2 as
amended by section 27 of part A of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014, para-
graph (a) of subdivision 5 as separately amended by chapters 40 and  248
of  the  laws of 2016 and subdivision 9 as added by section 27 of part A
of chapter 60 of the laws of 2014, are amended to read as follows:
  2. The commissioner may enter into a multi-year contract for the oper-
ation and promotion of the donate life registry subject  to  such  terms
and  conditions as may be contained within such contract with a not-for-
profit organization that has experience  working  with  organ,  eye  and
tissue procurement organizations, has expertise in conducting organ, eye
and  tissue  donor  promotional  campaigns,  and  is affiliated with the
organ, eye and tissue  donation  community  throughout  the  state.  The
contractor  may  subcontract  as needed for the effective performance of
the contract. All such subcontractors and the terms of such subcontracts
shall be subject to approval by the commissioner. Any  applicable  state
agency, including, but not limited to, the department, the department of
motor vehicles, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, AND THE CITY UNIVERSI-
TY  OF  NEW  YORK  BOARDS  OF  TRUSTEES, and the board of elections, AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10656-08-7

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S5283C (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§209-b & 262-a, Ed L; amd §§206 & 4310, Pub Health L

S5283C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes registration as an organ donor in the donate life registry on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications.

S5283C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5283C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5283--C
    Cal. No. 689

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 20, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. JACOBS, AVELLA, BOYLE, BRESLIN, CROCI, DeFRANCISCO,
  FLANAGAN,  GALLIVAN,  GOLDEN,  HELMING,  HOYLMAN,  KENNEDY,   LATIMER,
  RANZENHOFER,  SAVINO,  SERRANO,  STAVISKY  --  read  twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Educa-
  tion  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- committee discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to  the
  Committee on Rules -- ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and
  delivered  to  the  Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to
  third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its  place  in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to registration in the donate life registry

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2, paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 and  subdivi-
sion  9  of  section  4310  of  the  public health law, subdivision 2 as
amended and subdivision 9 as added by section 27 of part A of chapter 60
of the laws of 2014 and paragraph (a) of  subdivision  5  as  separately
amended  by chapters 40 and 248 of the laws of 2016, are amended to read
as follows:
  2. The commissioner may enter into a multi-year contract for the oper-
ation and promotion of the donate life registry subject  to  such  terms
and  conditions as may be contained within such contract with a not-for-
profit organization that has experience  working  with  organ,  eye  and
tissue procurement organizations, has expertise in conducting organ, eye
and  tissue  donor  promotional  campaigns,  and  is affiliated with the
organ, eye and tissue  donation  community  throughout  the  state.  The
contractor  may  subcontract  as needed for the effective performance of
the contract. All such subcontractors and the terms of such subcontracts

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

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