senate Bill S8509

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Requires election for registration for organ, eye and tissue donations to be included upon certain state forms; repealer

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May 30, 2018 reported and committed to health
May 09, 2018 referred to civil service and pensions

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May 30, 2018 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S8509
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Nay
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: May 30, 2018

nay (1)
excused (1)

S8509 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10597
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add §50-d, Civ Serv L; add §596-a, Lab L; amd §§4310 & 206, rpld §4310 sub 5 ¶¶(b) & (c), Pub Health L; amd §§3006 & 6501, Ed L; amd §651, Tax L; amd §401, V & T L; amd §§464 & 468-a, Judy L; add §91-a, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A2882

S8509 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that space be provided on applications for a civil service examination, claims for unemployment benefits, applications for the practice of a profession or occupation, state income tax returns, and applications to register a motor vehicle, for the applicant to register in the "donate life registry" for organ, eye and tissue donation established pursuant to section 4310 of the public health law.

S8509 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8509 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8509

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service law, the labor law, the public  health
  law,  the education law, the tax law, the vehicle and traffic law, the
  judiciary law and the executive law, in relation to requiring  certain
  state  forms  and applications to include space for registering in the
  "donate life registry" for organ, eye and  tissue  donations;  and  to
  repeal certain provisions of the public health law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. The civil service law is amended by adding  a  new  section
50-d to read as follows:
  §  50-D.  ORGAN, EYE AND TISSUE DONATION. THE CIVIL SERVICE DEPARTMENT
AND MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONS SHALL PROVIDE  ON  EACH  APPLICATION  PROVIDED
PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  FIFTY  OF  THIS  TITLE SPACE FOR THE APPLICANT TO
REGISTER IN THE  "DONATE  LIFE  REGISTRY"  FOR  ORGAN,  EYE  AND  TISSUE
DONATIONS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO 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'". NEITHER THE
CIVIL  SERVICE  DEPARTMENT  NOR  MUNICIPAL  COMMISSIONS  SHALL  MAINTAIN
RECORDS  OF ANY PERSON WHO CHECKS "SKIP THIS QUESTION". 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 CONSTITUTE CONSENT TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL
GIFT OR REGISTRATION IN THE DONATE LIFE REGISTRY.  PROVIDED, THAT  WHERE
AN  APPLICANT  HAS  PREVIOUSLY  CONSENTED  TO MAKE AN ANATOMICAL GIFT OR
REGISTERED IN THE "DONATE LIFE REGISTRY", FAILING TO CHECK A  BOX  SHALL
NOT IMPAIR SUCH CONSENT OR REGISTRATION.
  § 2. The labor law is amended by adding a new section 596-a to read as
follows:
  §  596-A.  ORGAN,  EYE  AND  TISSUE  DONATION.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL
PROVIDE ON EACH CLAIM FOR BENEFITS MADE PURSUANT TO SECTION FIVE HUNDRED
NINETY-SIX OF THIS TITLE SPACE FOR  THE  CLAIMANT  TO  REGISTER  IN  THE

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

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