senate Bill S7168

2017-2018 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2018 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1151
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health

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S7168 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9535
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-H §2799, Pub Health L

S7168 - 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.

S7168 - Sponsor Memo

S7168 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7168

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SERINO, HANNON, AMEDORE, AVELLA, HELMING, LITTLE,
  MARCHIONE, O'MARA, PHILLIPS, RITCHIE, SEWARD, TEDISCO, VALESKY -- 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
  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:
  S 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.
  S  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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