senate Bill S6471

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the medical aid in dying act

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Apr 30, 2021 referred to health

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S6471 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4321
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F §§2899-d - 2899-s, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10059
2017-2018: A2383
2019-2020: A2694

S6471 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the medical aid in dying act; relates to a terminally ill patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying.

S6471 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6471 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6471
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SAVINO, RIVERA, HOYLMAN, BROOKS, HARCKHAM, JACKSON,
   KAPLAN, KRUEGER, BRISPORT, COMRIE, RAMOS, SALAZAR, SEPULVEDA  --  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 a  terminally  ill
   patient's request for and use of medication for medical aid in dying
 
   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  "medical
 aid in dying act".
   §  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new article 28-F to
 read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 28-F
                           MEDICAL AID IN DYING
 SECTION 2899-D. DEFINITIONS.
         2899-E. REQUEST PROCESS.
         2899-F. ATTENDING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
         2899-G. RIGHT TO RESCIND REQUEST; REQUIREMENT TO OFFER  OPPORTU-
                   NITY TO RESCIND.
         2899-H. CONSULTING PHYSICIAN RESPONSIBILITIES.
         2899-I. REFERRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL.
         2899-J. MEDICAL RECORD DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS.
         2899-K. FORM OF WRITTEN REQUEST AND WITNESS ATTESTATION.
         2899-L. PROTECTION AND IMMUNITIES.
         2899-M. PERMISSIBLE REFUSALS AND PROHIBITIONS.
         2899-N. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS AND CONTRACTS.
         2899-O. SAFE DISPOSAL OF UNUSED MEDICATIONS.
         2899-P. DEATH CERTIFICATE.
         2899-Q. REPORTING.
         2899-R. PENALTIES.
         2899-S. SEVERABILITY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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