assembly Bill A7886

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to persons responsible for the disposition of the remains of a decedent

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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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2022 signed chap.191
Apr 27, 2022 delivered to governor
Mar 08, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.446
substituted for s7012
Jan 18, 2022 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 13, 2022 advanced to third reading cal.289
Jan 11, 2022 reported
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
May 28, 2021 referred to health

A7886 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7012
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4201, Pub Health L

A7886 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that if there are more than two members of certain classes of persons entitled to control the disposition of remains of a decedent, the disposition shall be determined by a majority of the members of the class who are reasonably available.

A7886 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7886
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to persons  responsi-
   ble for the disposition of the remains of a decedent
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The opening paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 2  of
 section  4201 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 401 of the
 laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
   The following persons in descending priority shall have the  right  to
 control  the  disposition of the remains of such decedent; PROVIDED THAT
 IF THERE ARE MORE THAN TWO MEMBERS OF A  CLASS  LISTED  IN  SUBPARAGRAPH
 (III),  (V), OR (VII) OF THIS PARAGRAPH ENTITLED TO CONTROL THE DISPOSI-
 TION OF REMAINS OF A DECEDENT, THE DISPOSITION SHALL BE DETERMINED BY  A
 MAJORITY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CLASS WHO ARE REASONABLY AVAILABLE:
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11669-01-1