|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 15, 2019||referred to education|
senate Bill S1491
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1491 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1491 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1491 SPONSOR: JACOBS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation to registration in the donate life registry PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill would increase the convenience for younger populations to enroll in the Donate Life Registry, particularly targeting city resi- dents who may not be predisposed to use the predominate methods of the Department of Motor Vehicles or the Board of Elections. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 - Amends the public health law by amending paragraph (a) of subdivision 5 and subdivision 9 of section 4310, paragraph (a) of subdi- vision 5 as separately amended by chapters 40 and 248 of the laws of 2016, and subdivision 9 as added by section 27 of part A of chapter 60
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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