|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 13, 2019||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
|May 06, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 01, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 30, 2019||1st report cal.539|
|Mar 12, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S4475
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4475 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4475 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4475 SPONSOR: MONTGOMERY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the educa- tion law, in relation to the definition of person in parental relation- ship to a child PURPOSE: OF THE BILL: This bill amends the Public Health Law Section 2164 and Education Law Section 3212 to include non-parents who possess lawful orders of custody in the definition of persons in parental relation who may make certain health and education decisions for minors or incapacitated persons in their care SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:: Section 2164 of this bill would amend the current Public Health Law 5 2164 to include non-parents who possess lawful orders of custody as persons in parental relation of minors or incapacitated person, with limited authority under the public health law, to consent to certain
S4475 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4475 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 12, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MONTGOMERY, PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation to the definition of person in parental relationship to a child THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 1 of section 2164 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 401 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: c. The term "person in parental relation to a child" shall mean and include [his] THE CHILD'S father or mother, by birth or adoption, [his] THE CHILD'S legally appointed guardian, A PERSON POSSESSING A LAWFUL ORDER OF CUSTODY OF A CHILD, or [his] THE CHILD'S custodian. A person shall be regarded as the custodian of a child if he OR SHE has assumed the charge and care of the child because the parents or legally appointed guardian of the minor have died, are imprisoned, are mentally ill, or have been committed to an institution, or because they have abandoned or deserted such child or are living outside the state or their whereabouts are unknown, or have designated the person pursuant to title fifteen-A of article five of the general obligations law as a person in parental relation to the child. § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3212 of the education law, as amended by chapter 119 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 1. Definition. As used in this article, a person in parental relation to another individual shall include [his] THE CHILD'S father or mother, by birth or adoption, [his] THE CHILD'S step-father or step-mother, [his] THE CHILD'S legally appointed guardian, A PERSON POSSESSING A LAWFUL ORDER OF CUSTODY OF A CHILD, or [his] THE CHILD'S custodian. A person shall be regarded as the custodian of another individual if he OR SHE has assumed the charge and care of such individual because the parents or legally appointed guardian of such individual have died, are EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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