assembly Bill A971

2019-2020 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to health

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A971 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6069
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9101, S6022
2017-2018: A2526, S474

A971 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires that space be provided on 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.

A971 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   971

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. SIMOTAS, DINOWITZ, ORTIZ, BUCHWALD, O'DONNELL,
  QUART, LUPARDO, BRAUNSTEIN, RAIA, PALMESANO, CRESPO, HEVESI, HUNTER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. STEC -- read once and referred  to  the
  Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to amend 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. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  5  of  section  4310  of  the
public  health  law, as separately amended by chapters 40 and 248 of the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (a) Such organ, eye and tissue registration  of  consent  to  make  an
anatomical gift can be made through: (i) indication made on the applica-
tion  or  renewal  form of a driver's license, (ii) indication made on a
non-driver identification card application or renewal form, (iii)  indi-
cation made on a voter registration form pursuant to subdivision five of
section  5-210 of the election law, (iv) indication made on the applica-
tion for health care coverage offered through the state  health  benefit
exchange,  (v) enrollment through the donate life registry website, (vi)
paper enrollment submitted to the donate life registry, [or] (vii) INDI-
CATION MADE ON APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE,  LICENSE  OR  REGISTRATION
ISSUED  PURSUANT TO ARTICLE SIXTY-ONE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, (VIII) INDI-
CATION MADE ON AN APPLICATION TO PRACTICE A PROFESSION PURSUANT TO TITLE
EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW, (IX) INDICATION MADE ON  A  PERSONAL  INCOME
TAX  RETURN,  (X)  INDICATION MADE ON AN APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OR
RENEWAL THEREOF OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, (XI) INDICATION MADE ON AN  APPLICA-
TION FOR ADMISSION TO PRACTICE OR ON A BIENNIAL REGISTRATION FORM PURSU-

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

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