|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 21, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S6309
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6309 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6309 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6309 SPONSOR: PALUMBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring each certificate of death to also be filed with the board of elections for the county in which the registrar is appointed PURPOSE: To provide county boards of elections with accurate and timely notice of the death of a voter. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 4140 of the public health law, subdivision 1, as amended by chapter 352 of the laws of 2013 and subdivision 3, as amended by chapter 476 of the laws of 2002, is amended to file death certif- icates with a registrar who shall also file a certificate of death with the board of elections for the county in which the registrar is
S6309 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6309 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 21, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PALUMBO -- 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 requiring each certificate of death to also be filed with the board of elections for the county in which the registrar is appointed THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 4140 of the public health law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 352 of the laws of 2013 and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter 476 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows: § 4140. Deaths; registration. 1. The death of each person who has died in this state shall be registered immediately and not later than seven- ty-two hours after death or the finding of a dead human body, by filing with the registrar of the district in which the death occurred or the body was found a certificate of such death, in a manner and format as prescribed by the commissioner, which shall include through electronic means in accordance with section forty-one hundred forty-eight of this title. 2. WHEN A REGISTRAR FILES A CERTIFICATE OF DEATH UNDER SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, SUCH REGISTRAR SHALL ALSO FILE A CERTIFICATE OF DEATH WITH THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS FOR THE COUNTY IN WHICH THE REGISTRAR IS APPOINTED IN A MANNER PRESCRIBED BY SUCH BOARD OF ELECTIONS. 3. If the certificate of death is properly executed and complete, the registrar of the district in which the death occurred shall then issue a burial or removal permit to the funeral director or undertaker. In case the death occurred from a disease which is designated in the sanitary code as a communicable disease, no permit for the removal or other disposition of the body shall be issued by the registrar, except to a funeral director or undertaker licensed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, under such conditions as may be prescribed in the sanitary code. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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