A00506 Summary:

SAME ASNo same as
SPONSORRosenthal (MS)
MLTSPNSRCrespo, Finch, Glick, Hooper, McDonough, Perry, Raia, Schimel, Weisenberg
Add S2500-k, Pub Health L
Requires written notification to parents of infant's whose DNA or blood spots are retained.
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A00506 Actions:

01/09/2013referred to health
01/08/2014referred to health
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A00506 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 9, 2013
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ROSENTHAL, MAISEL, MILLMAN, GIBSON, CASTRO --
          Multi-Sponsored by -- M.   of A. BOYLAND,  CRESPO,  FINCH,  GABRYSZAK,
          GLICK,  HOOPER,  McDONOUGH, RAIA, SCHIMEL, WEISENBERG -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Health

        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to parental notifica-
          tion of newborn DNA storage
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
     2  2500-k to read as follows:
     3    § 2500-k. Parental consent for newborn DNA storage.    Notwithstanding
     4  any other provision of law, rule or regulation to the contrary, no test,
     5  DNA,  blood spot or other genetic information shall be retained with the
     6  infant's  identifying  information   for   any   period   of   time   or
     7  distributed/sent to any lab for any purpose other than what is necessary
     8  for  the  evaluation  or  interpretation of the testing for the required

     9  diseases and conditions without the written consent  from  the  infant's
    10  parents.
    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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