Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020
referred to health
|Jan 28, 2019
referred to health
Senate Bill S2653
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S2653 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Health
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§2994-bb, 2994-cc & 2994-ee, Pub Health L; amd §§490, 502 & 504, V & T L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S187, A1562
2019-S2653 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2653 SPONSOR: JORDAN TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing do not resuscitate orders on drivers' licenses and identification cards PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to allow individuals who apply for a driver's license or identification card to provide another form of notice to emergency personnel with respect to their wishes not to resus- citate. Similar to the current law covering non-hospital orders, once emergency personnel are provided with the directive found on a license or identification card, they must comply with the individual's direc- tives. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
2019-S2653 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2653 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law and the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing do not resuscitate orders on drivers' licenses and identification cards THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 2994-bb of the public health law, as added by chapter 8 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: 2. A nonhospital order not to resuscitate may be issued (A) during hospitalization to take effect after hospitalization, [or may be issued] (B) for a person who is not a patient in, or a resident of, a hospital, (C) ON AN APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE, OR (D) ON A NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM. § 2. Section 2994-cc of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. AN ADULT WITH DECISION-MAKING CAPACITY MAY CONSENT TO A NONHOSPITAL ORDER NOT TO RESUSCITATE ON AN APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM OF A DRIVER'S LICENSE OR ON A NON-DRIVER IDENTIFICATION CARD APPLICATION OR RENEWAL FORM. CONSENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY SECTIONS FOUR HUNDRED NINETY AND FIVE HUNDRED TWO OF THE VEHICLE AND TRAFFIC LAW. § 3. The opening paragraph of section 2994-ee of the public health law, as added by chapter 8 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows: Obligation to honor a nonhospital order not to resuscitate. Emergency medical services personnel, home care services agency personnel, hospice personnel, or hospital emergency services personnel who are provided with a nonhospital order not to resuscitate, [or] who identify the stan- dard bracelet on the patient's body, OR WHO IDENTIFY A NONHOSPITAL ORDER NOT TO RESUSCITATE ON AN INDIVIDUAL'S DRIVER'S LICENSE OR NON-DRIVER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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