senate Bill S987

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the common council of the city of Albany, as the local legislative body, to establish the fee charged for issuance of birth and death records

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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view actions (13)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 13, 2019 signed chap.293
delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.531
substituted for a6463
Jun 13, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.755
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

S987 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4173, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3551, A5667
2013-2014: S1141, A6348
2015-2016: S2124, A3052
2017-2018: S2685, A1860

S987 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the common council of the city of Albany, as the local legislative body, to establish the fee charged for issuance of birth and death records.

S987 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S987 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2019

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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  fee  charged
  for the issuance of birth and death records


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 4173 of the public health law,  as
amended  by  chapter  524  of  the  laws  of 2007, is amended to read as
  3. (A) The registrar shall be entitled  to  a  fee  of  ten  dollars[,
except  in the county of Chemung and the county of Monroe and the county
of Onondaga and the county of Tompkins whereby such fee shall be set  by
the  county  health  commissioner and in the city of Oswego whereby such
fee shall be set by the Oswego common council, up to the amount  charged
by  the  commissioner as prescribed in subdivision two of section forty-
one hundred seventy-four of this title] for each certification of  birth
or  death  or  for  each  certified  copy or certified transcript of any
record of a birth or of a death or for a  certification  that  a  search
discloses  no  record  of  a birth or of a death, furnished by him to an
applicant, except that no fee shall be charged  for  a  search,  certif-
ication of birth or death or certified copy or certified transcript of a
birth  or  a  death  record  to  be used for school entrance, employment
certificate or for purposes of public relief or government  compensation
or  when required by the veterans administration to be used in determin-
ing the eligibility of any person to participate in  the  benefits  made
available  by  the  veterans  administration, provided, however, that if
such registrar is a city clerk, town clerk or village  clerk,  he  shall
collect  such  fees  for  and  on behalf of the city, town or village in
which he serves, provided, however, that an amount equivalent to the sum
of such fees shall be paid at  least  monthly  by  such  city,  town  or

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


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