senate Bill S1668

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to death certificates for persons whose death is caused by an opioid overdose

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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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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 05, 2019 signed chap.443
Oct 28, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.129
substituted for a4915
May 13, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.532
Jan 15, 2019 referred to health

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S1668 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4915
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4141, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6035, A8870

S1668 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to death certificates for persons whose death is caused by an opioid overdose.

S1668 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1668 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1668

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- 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 death certificates
  for persons whose death is caused by an opioid overdose

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  4 of section 4141 of the
public health law, as amended by chapter 153 of the  laws  of  2011,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (d)  Where  a  death is caused by an opioid overdose, such information
shall be indicated ON THE CERTIFICATE, including, IF KNOWN TO THE PERSON
COMPLETING THE DEATH CERTIFICATE, THE SPECIFIC OPIOID  THAT  CAUSED  THE
DEATH  OF  THE DECEDENT, ALONG WITH any OTHER related information as the
commissioner may require.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06849-01-9

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