|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 01, 2021||signed chap.222|
|Jun 24, 2021||delivered to governor|
|Jun 01, 2021||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.233
substituted for a7301
referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
delivered to assembly
|May 24, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|May 20, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|May 18, 2021||1st report cal.1158|
|May 04, 2021||referred to internet and technology|
senate Bill S6521Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6521 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- State Technology Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §307, St Tech L; amd §4145, Pub Health L; add §1510-c, N-PC L
S6521 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6521 SPONSOR: SAVINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state technology law, the public health law and the not-for-profit corporation law, in relation to authorizing the use of electronic signatures on funeral and cemetery services documents PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To authorize the use of electronic signatures for documents that are routinely used by funeral homes, cemeteries and crematories. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 307 of the State Technology Law to remove the exception for application of the "Electronic Signatures and Records Act" to documents and forms authorizing or accepting funeral, cemetery and cremation services.
S6521 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6521 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 4, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Internet and Technology AN ACT to amend the state technology law, the public health law and the not-for-profit corporation law, in relation to authorizing the use of electronic signatures on funeral and cemetery services documents THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 307 of the state technology law, as amended by chapter 158 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows: 1. To any document providing for the disposition of an individual's person or property upon death or incompetence, or appointing a fiduciary of an individual's person or property, including, without limitation, wills, trusts, decisions consenting to orders not to resuscitate, powers of attorney and health care proxies, with the exception of: (a) contrac- tual beneficiary designations; [and] (b) the registration of making, amending, or revoking an anatomical gift under section forty-three hundred ten of the public health law; AND (C) DOCUMENTS AND FORMS AUTHORIZING OR ACCEPTING FUNERAL, CEMETERY AND CREMATION SERVICES. § 2. Section 4145 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows: 6. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, SUCH DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE PRODUCED UNDER THIS SECTION MAY BE SIGNED BY WRITTEN INSTRUMENT OR THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE, AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THREE HUNDRED TWO OF THE STATE TECHNOLOGY LAW, WITH THE INTENT TO EXECUTE THE INSTRUMENT, WRITING OR ELECTRONIC RECORD. § 3. The not-for-profit corporation law is amended by adding a new section 1510-c to read as follows: § 1510-C. FORM OF AUTHORIZATIONS. ANY FORM, AUTHORIZATION, PERMIT OR DESIGNATION REQUIRED BY THIS ARTI- CLE MAY BE SIGNED BY WRITTEN INSTRUMENT OR THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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