|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|Jan 14, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S1339
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1339 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Health
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd Art 43-B Art Head, §207, desig §§4360 - 4368 to be Title 1, add Title 1 Head, Art 43-B Title 2 §§4369 - 4371, Pub Health L; amd §612, Tax L; add §365-o, Soc Serv L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2498, A5475
2021-2022: S1594, A146
S1339 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Enacts the "New York state living donor support act" to provide state reimbursement to living organ donors, who are state residents, for medical and associated expenses incurred as a result of the organ donation, when the organ donation is made to another resident of the state; requires the provision of information on transplantation to patients with severe kidney disease.
S1339 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1339 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, the tax law and the social services law, in relation to support of living organ donation PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To encourage living organ donation through financial support and educa- tional initiatives. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Titles the bill as "New York State Living Donor Support Act". Section 2: Amends the article heading of Public Health Law Article 43-B. Section 3: Designates PHL § f 4360-4368 as a new title 1 within article 43-B of the public health law.
S1339 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1339 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. 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, the tax law and the social services law, in relation to support of living organ donation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York state living donor support act". § 2. The article heading of article 43-B of the public health law, as added by chapter 589 of the laws of 1990, is amended to read as follows: ORGAN[, TISSUE AND BODY PARTS] PROCUREMENT AND [STORAGE] DONOR SUPPORT § 3. Sections 4360 through 4368 of article 43-B of the public health law are designated title 1, and a new title heading is added to read as follows: ORGAN, TISSUE AND BODY PARTS PROCUREMENT AND STORAGE § 4. Article 43-B of the public health law is amended by adding a new title 2 to read as follows: TITLE 2 LIVING ORGAN DONATION SECTION 4369. DEFINITIONS. 4370. REIMBURSEMENT OF LIVING DONOR EXPENSES. 4371. TRANSPLANT EDUCATION OF PATIENTS WITH KIDNEY DISEASE OR END STAGE RENAL FAILURE. § 4369. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS, UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHER- WISE: 1. "LIVING DONATION" MEANS THE GIFT BY AN INDIVIDUAL OF AN ORGAN OF THAT INDIVIDUAL'S BODY TO BE TRANSPLANTED INTO ANOTHER INDIVIDUAL'S BODY, THE GIFT TO BE EXECUTED WHILE THE DONATING INDIVIDUAL IS LIVING EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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