Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to health
|May 29, 2019||
referred to health
Senate Bill S6247
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-S6247 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S6247 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6247 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the redaction of certain physician's names on birth certificates SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the public health law by adding a new section 4134-a providing that when the license of the attending physician listed on a birth certificate has been surrendered or revoked by the office of professional medical conduct and upon request by either the person whose birth the record documents or their legal representative if the person is over the age of eighteen or the parent or legal representative of the person whose birth the record documents if they are under the age of eighteen, the department of health shall issue a certified copy of the birth record with the physician's identity redacted. Section 2 provides the effective date. JUSTIFICATION:
2019-S6247 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6247 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. KRUEGER -- 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 redaction of certain physician's names on birth certificates THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 4134-a to read as follows: § 4134-A. BIRTH CERTIFICATE; LISTED PHYSICIAN. 1. WHEN THE LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE OF AN ATTENDING PHYSICIAN LISTED ON A BIRTH RECORD HAS BEEN SURRENDERED OR REVOKED BY THE OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL CONDUCT, AND UPON REQUEST BY EITHER (I) THE PERSON WHOSE BIRTH THE RECORD DOCUMENTS, IF EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, OR THAT PERSON'S LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE OR (II) THE PARENT OR LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE OF A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHOSE BIRTH THE RECORD DOCUMENTS, THE DEPARTMENT SHALL ISSUE A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE BIRTH RECORD WITH THE IDENTITY OF SUCH PHYSICIAN REDACTED. 2. SUCH REQUEST SHALL BE MADE IN THE FORM OR MANNER TO BE PROVIDED OR APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT. 3. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS REQUIRING A COURT ORDER TO AUTHORIZE THE REDACTION OF A PHYSICIAN'S NAME PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11326-01-9
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