senate Bill S1491

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to registering as an organ donor on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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May 14, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2019 referred to education

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May 14, 2019 - Education committee Vote

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Education Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

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S1491 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5785
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §262-a, amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L; amd §4310, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5283, A8116

S1491 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes registration as an organ donor in the donate life registry on SUNY, CUNY and library card applications.

S1491 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1491 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1491

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. JACOBS, BOYLE, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, FLANAGAN, HELMING,
  HOYLMAN,  RANZENHOFER,  SAVINO,  SERRANO,  STAVISKY  -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Education

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to registration in the donate life registry

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2, paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 and  subdivi-
sion  9  of  section  4310  of  the  public health law, subdivision 2 as
amended and subdivision 9 as added by section 27 of part A of chapter 60
of the laws of 2014 and paragraph (a) of  subdivision  5  as  separately
amended  by chapters 40 and 248 of the laws of 2016, are amended to read
as follows:
  2. The commissioner may enter into a multi-year contract for the oper-
ation and promotion of the donate life registry subject  to  such  terms
and  conditions as may be contained within such contract with a not-for-
profit organization that has experience  working  with  organ,  eye  and
tissue procurement organizations, has expertise in conducting organ, eye
and  tissue  donor  promotional  campaigns,  and  is affiliated with the
organ, eye and tissue  donation  community  throughout  the  state.  The
contractor  may  subcontract  as needed for the effective performance of
the contract. All such subcontractors and the terms of such subcontracts
shall be subject to approval by the commissioner. Any  applicable  state
agency, including, but not limited to, the department, the department of
motor vehicles, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, AND THE CITY UNIVERSI-
TY  OF  NEW  YORK  BOARDS  OF  TRUSTEES, and the board of elections, AND
LIBRARIES WITHIN THE STATE, shall cooperate in the collection and trans-
fer of registrant data to the donate life registry.
  (a) Such organ, eye and tissue registration  of  consent  to  make  an
anatomical gift can be made through: (i) indication made on the applica-

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

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