assembly Bill A2694

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the medical aid in dying act

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Jan 25, 2019 referred to health

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A2694 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3947
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§2899-d - 2899-s, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10059, S7579
2017-2018: A2383, S3151

A2694 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the medical aid in dying act; relates to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying.

A2694 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2694

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN, L. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, DINOWITZ, GALEF,
  HEVESI,  STECK,  BLAKE,  LAVINE, LUPARDO, ABINANTI, RODRIGUEZ, JAFFEE,
  JONES, D'URSO, M. G. MILLER, ORTIZ,  ARROYO,  SIMOTAS,  VANEL,  QUART,
  RIVERA,  M. L. MILLER,  THIELE, MOSLEY, EPSTEIN, SEAWRIGHT, WOERNER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRAUNSTEIN, CROUCH, LIFTON -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to a  terminally  ill
  patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited  as  the  "medical
aid in dying act".
  §  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 28-F to
read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 28-F
                          MEDICAL AID IN DYING
SECTION 2899-D. DEFINITIONS.
        2899-E. REQUEST PROCESS.
        2899-F. ATTENDING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
        2899-G. RIGHT TO RESCIND REQUEST; REQUIREMENT TO OFFER  OPPORTU-
                  NITY TO RESCIND.
        2899-H. CONSULTING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
        2899-I. REFERRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.
        2899-J. MEDICAL RECORD DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
        2899-K. FORM OF WRITTEN REQUEST AND WITNESS ATTESTATION.
        2899-L. PROTECTION AND IMMUNITIES.
        2899-M. PERMISSIBLE REFUSALS AND PROHIBITIONS.
        2899-N. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS AND CONTRACTS.
        2899-O. SAFE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICATIONS.
        2899-P. DEATH CERTIFICATE.
        2899-Q. REPORTING.

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

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