senate Bill S826

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits the redaction of certain physician's names on birth certificates

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
Feb 09, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 08, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 07, 2022 1st report cal.443
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 8, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S826
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Feb 8, 2022

S826 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §4134-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6247

S826 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits the redaction of certain physician's names on birth certificates when such physician's license to practice medicine has been surrendered or revoked by the office of professional medical conduct.

S826 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S826 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    826
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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  redaction  of
   certain physician's names on birth certificates

   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
 4134-a to read as follows:
   §  4134-A. BIRTH CERTIFICATE; LISTED PHYSICIAN. 1. WHEN THE LICENSE TO
 PRACTICE MEDICINE OF AN ATTENDING PHYSICIAN LISTED ON A BIRTH RECORD HAS
 BEEN SURRENDERED OR  REVOKED  BY  THE  OFFICE  OF  PROFESSIONAL  MEDICAL
 CONDUCT,  AND  UPON  REQUEST  BY  EITHER  (I) THE PERSON WHOSE BIRTH THE
 RECORD DOCUMENTS, IF EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER,  OR  THAT  PERSON'S
 LEGAL  REPRESENTATIVE  OR  (II)  THE PARENT OR LEGAL REPRESENTATIVE OF A
 PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHOSE BIRTH THE RECORD  DOCUMENTS,  THE
 DEPARTMENT  SHALL  ISSUE  A  CERTIFIED COPY OF THE BIRTH RECORD WITH THE
 IDENTITY OF SUCH PHYSICIAN REDACTED.
   2. SUCH REQUEST SHALL BE MADE IN THE FORM OR MANNER TO BE PROVIDED  OR
 APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
   3.  NOTHING  IN  THIS  SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED AS REQUIRING A COURT
 ORDER TO AUTHORIZE THE REDACTION OF A PHYSICIAN'S NAME PURSUANT TO  THIS
 SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03480-01-1


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