senate Bill S677A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the reporting of lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2022 print number 677b
Feb 09, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Feb 09, 2021 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.147
Jan 20, 2021 print number 677a
Jan 20, 2021 amend and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

S677 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4621
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2799, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6415

S677 - Summary

Relates to the reporting of lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death.

S677 - Sponsor Memo

S677 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    677
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- 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 the  reporting  of
   lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 2799 to read as follows:
   §  2799.  REPORTING  OF  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE DISEASE INFECTION AFTER
 DEATH. IF A CORONER, PATHOLOGIST,  MEDICAL  EXAMINER,  OR  OTHER  PERSON
 QUALIFIED  TO CONDUCT AN EXAMINATION OF A DECEASED PERSON DISCOVERS THAT
 AT THE TIME OF DEATH THE INDIVIDUAL WAS AFFLICTED  WITH  LYME  OR  OTHER
 TICK-BORNE  DISEASES,  HE  OR  SHE SHALL REPORT THE CASE PROMPTLY TO THE
 DEPARTMENT ACCORDING TO THE MANNER PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03901-01-1


Co-Sponsors

S677A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4621
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2799, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6415

S677A - Summary

Relates to the reporting of lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death.

S677A - Sponsor Memo

S677A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  677--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the reporting of
   lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 2799 to read as follows:
   § 2799. REPORTING OF  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE  DISEASE  INFECTION  AFTER
 DEATH.  IF  A  CORONER,  PATHOLOGIST,  MEDICAL EXAMINER, OR OTHER PERSON
 QUALIFIED TO CONDUCT AN EXAMINATION OF A DECEASED PERSON DISCOVERS  THAT
 AT  THE  TIME  OF  DEATH THE INDIVIDUAL WAS AFFLICTED WITH LYME OR OTHER
 TICK-BORNE DISEASES, HE OR SHE SHALL REPORT THE  CASE  PROMPTLY  TO  THE
 DEPARTMENT ACCORDING TO THE MANNER PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03901-02-1


Co-Sponsors

S677B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4621
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2799, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6415

S677B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the reporting of lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death.

S677B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S677B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  677--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  HARCKHAM,  GAUGHRAN,  HINCHEY  --  read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
   Committee  on  Health  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the reporting of
   lyme and tick-borne disease infection after death
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 2799 to read as follows:
   § 2799. REPORTING OF  LYME  AND  TICK-BORNE  DISEASE  INFECTION  AFTER
 DEATH.  IF  A  CORONER,  PATHOLOGIST,  MEDICAL EXAMINER, OR OTHER PERSON
 QUALIFIED TO CONDUCT AN EXAMINATION OF A DECEASED PERSON DISCOVERS  THAT
 AT  THE  TIME  OF  DEATH THE INDIVIDUAL WAS AFFLICTED WITH LYME OR OTHER
 TICK-BORNE DISEASES, AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER, HE OR SHE  SHALL
 REPORT  THE  CASE  PROMPTLY  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT ACCORDING TO THE MANNER
 PRESCRIBED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03901-04-2


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