senate Bill S46

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the content of birth certificates

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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S46 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4132, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7942
2015-2016: S507
2017-2018: S75

S46 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the content of birth certificates; allows parents to choose a designation.

S46 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S46 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   46

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HOYLMAN, RIVERA -- 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  content  of
  birth certificates

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be  cited  as  "the  modern
family birth certificate act".
  §  2. Section 4132 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. EACH PARENT OF THE CHILD MAY CHOOSE TO BE DESIGNATED ON THE CERTIF-
ICATE OF BIRTH AS "FATHER" OR "MOTHER", AS APPLICABLE, OR AS "PARENT".
  § 3. This act shall take effect on  the  first  day  of  January  next
succeeding  the  date  upon  which it shall have become a law. Effective
immediately the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regu-
lation  necessary  for  the  implementation of this act on its effective
date are authorized to be made on or before such date.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04079-01-9

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