Assembly Health Committee Advances 3 Bills

June 14, 2010

The Assembly Committee on Health favorably reported 3 bills today. For more information on a particular bill, please contact the sponsor listed after the description.

Stillbirth Birth Certificates – Entitles parents who have had a stillbirth to request and receive a “certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth.” (A.4375, Hyer-Spencer)

Funeral Package Pricing – Allows funeral directors to offer funeral service packages, in addition to individually itemized services, to consumers. (A.5021, Towns)

Birth and Death Record Fees; Jamestown – Permits the city of Jamestown to set the fee charged for issuing a birth or death record. Currently the fee is set by state statute at ten dollars. (A.9853, Parment)