|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S1307
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1307 - Details
S1307 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1307 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the reporting of lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death PURPOSE: Relates to reporting Lyme and tick-borne disease infections after death SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the public health law to add a new section 2799 to require that if a coroner, pathologist, medical examiner, or other person qualified to conduct an examination of a deceased person discov- ers that at the time of death the individual was afflicted with Lyme or other tick-borne diseases they shall report the case promptly to the Health Department.
S1307 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1307 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SERINO, AMEDORE, CARLUCCI, HELMING, JACOBS, LITTLE, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SAVINO, SEWARD, TEDISCO -- 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: § 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. § 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. LBD06805-01-9
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