senate Bill S7630A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the implementation of an electronic death registration system

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 recommitted to rules
substitution reconsidered
Jun 13, 2018 3rd reading cal.1499
substituted for s7630a
Aug 29, 2018 print number 7630b
Aug 29, 2018 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
substitution reconsidered
Jun 13, 2018 substituted by a9837a
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1499
May 15, 2018 print number 7630a
May 15, 2018 amend and recommit to health
Feb 01, 2018 referred to health

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May 31, 2018 - Health committee Vote

S7630A
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S7630 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9837
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4140, 4148 & 4171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S912

S7630 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the implementation of an electronic death registration system; provides that a payment shall be collected for each burial or removal permit issued electronically.

S7630 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7630 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7630

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  YOUNG  -- 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 implementation
  of an electronic death registration system

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

  Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 4140 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 352 of the laws  of  2013,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1. The death of each person who has died in this state shall be regis-
tered  immediately  and  not later than seventy-two hours after death or
the finding of a dead human body, by filing with the  registrar  of  the
district in which the death occurred or the body was found a certificate
of such death, in a manner and format as prescribed by the commissioner,
which  shall  [include]  BE  through electronic means in accordance with
section forty-one hundred forty-eight of this title.
  § 2. Section 4148 of the public health law, as added by chapter 352 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  § 4148. Electronic death registration system.  1.  The  department  is
hereby  authorized  and directed to design, FULLY implement and maintain
an electronic death registration system for collecting, storing, record-
ing, transmitting, amending, correcting and authenticating  information,
as  necessary  and  appropriate to complete a death registration, and to
generate such documents as determined by the department in relation to a
death occurring in this state. As part of the design and FULL  implemen-
tation  of  the system established by this section, the department shall
consult with all persons authorized to use such  system  to  the  extent
practicable  and feasible. The payment referenced in subdivision five of
this section shall be collected for each burial or removal permit issued
on or after the effective date of this section, BUT NOT AFTER THE IMPLE-
MENTATION DATE, from the REGISTERED  FUNERAL  FIRM  REPRESENTED  BY  THE
licensed  funeral  director or undertaker to whom such permit is issued,
in the manner specified by the department and shall be used  solely  for
the  purpose  set  forth  in subdivision five of this section. Except as
specifically provided in this section, the existing general  duties  of,
and  remuneration  received by, local registrars in accepting and filing

Co-Sponsors

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S7630A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9837
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4140, 4148 & 4171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S912

S7630A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the implementation of an electronic death registration system; provides that a payment shall be collected for each burial or removal permit issued electronically.

S7630A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7630A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7630--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BONACIC, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,
  HELMING, MARCHIONE, O'MARA, SEWARD, VALESKY -- read twice and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the implementation
  of an electronic death registration system

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 4140 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  352  of  the  laws  of 2013, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. The death of each person who has died in this state shall be regis-
tered immediately and not later than seventy-two hours  after  death  or
the  finding  of  a dead human body, by filing with the registrar of the
district in which the death occurred or the body was found a certificate
of such death, in a manner and format as prescribed by the commissioner,
which shall [include] BE through electronic  means  in  accordance  with
section forty-one hundred forty-eight of this title.
  § 2. Section 4148 of the public health law, as added by chapter 352 of
the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  §  4148.  Electronic  death  registration system. 1. The department is
hereby authorized and directed to design, FULLY implement  and  maintain
an electronic death registration system for collecting, storing, record-
ing,  transmitting, amending, correcting and authenticating information,
as necessary and appropriate to complete a death  registration,  and  to
generate such documents as determined by the department in relation to a
death  occurring in this state. As part of the design and FULL implemen-
tation of the system established by this section, the  department  shall
consult  with  all  persons  authorized to use such system to the extent
practicable and feasible. The payment referenced in subdivision five  of
this section shall be collected for each burial or removal permit issued
on  or  after  the  effective  date  of this section from the REGISTERED
FUNERAL FIRM REPRESENTED BY THE licensed funeral director or  undertaker

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S7630B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9837
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4140, 4148 & 4171, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S912

S7630B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the implementation of an electronic death registration system; provides that a payment shall be collected for each burial or removal permit issued electronically.

S7630B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7630B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7630--B
    Cal. No. 1499

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BONACIC, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,
  HELMING, LARKIN, O'MARA, SEWARD, VALESKY --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  -- reported favorably from said
  committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered  to  a  third
  reading, substituted by A.9837-A, vote reconsidered, restored to third
  reading -- reported favorably from said committee and committed to the
  Committee  on  RULES  --  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its
  place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the implementation
  of an electronic death registration system

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

  Section  1.  Subdivisions 1 and 5 of section 4148 of the public health
law, as added by chapter 352 of the laws of 2013, are amended to read as
follows:
  1. The department is hereby authorized and directed to design,  imple-
ment  and  maintain an electronic death registration system for collect-
ing, storing, recording, transmitting, amending, correcting and  authen-
ticating  information,  as necessary and appropriate to complete a death
registration, and to  generate  such  documents  as  determined  by  the
department  in  relation  to a death occurring in this state. As part of
the design and implementation of the system established by this section,
the department shall consult with all persons  authorized  to  use  such
system to the extent practicable and feasible. The payment referenced in
subdivision  five  of this section shall be collected for each burial or
removal permit issued, PROVIDED SUCH BURIAL OR REMOVAL PERMIT IS  ISSUED
ELECTRONICALLY,  on or after the effective date of this section from the
licensed funeral director or undertaker to whom such  permit  is  issued
THROUGH  THE  ELECTRONIC DEATH REGISTRATION SYSTEM, in the manner speci-
fied by the department and shall be used  solely  for  the  purpose  set
forth  in  subdivision  five  of  this  section.  Except as specifically
provided in this section, the existing general duties of, and  remunera-

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