senate Bill S6912

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York Right to ID Act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Dec 18, 2019 referred to rules

S6912 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4173, Pub Health L

S6912 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that there is no fee for certain requests of a registrar relating to birth records where the applicant is Medicaid eligible and has not previously made such a request.

S6912 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6912 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6912

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 18, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the New York Right
  to ID Act

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
Right to ID Act".
  § 2. Subdivision 3 of section  4173  of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  293  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. (a) The registrar shall be entitled to a fee  of  ten  dollars  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, certification 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 adminis-
tration to be used in determining  the  eligibility  of  any  person  to
participate  in  the  benefits  made  available by the veterans adminis-
tration, PROVIDED THAT NO FEE SHALL BE CHARGED  FOR  A  SEARCH,  CERTIF-
ICATION  OF  BIRTH  OR CERTIFIED COPY OR CERTIFIED TRANSCRIPT OF A BIRTH
RECORD WHERE THE APPLICANT IS REQUESTING A SEARCH OF WHICH HE OR SHE  IS
THE  SUBJECT  OR  IS  REQUESTING  HIS OR HER CERTIFICATION OF BIRTH OR A
CERTIFIED COPY OR A CERTIFIED TRANSCRIPT OF A  BIRTH  RECORD  WHERE  THE
APPLICANT IS A MEDICAID ELIGIBLE PERSON AND THE APPLICANT HAS NOT PREVI-
OUSLY  MADE  SUCH A REQUEST TO THE REGISTRAR, provided FURTHER, 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

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

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