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A01840 Summary:

BILL NOA01840
 
SAME ASNo same as
 
SPONSORRosenthal (MS)
 
COSPNSRSpano, Maisel, Millman, Gibson, Castro
 
MLTSPNSRBoyland, Crespo, Finch, Gabryszak, Glick, Hooper, McDonough, Molinaro, Raia, Reilly, Sayward, 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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A01840 Actions:

BILL NOA01840
 
01/12/2011referred to health
01/04/2012referred to health
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A01840 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          1840
 
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 12, 2011
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, SPANO, MAISEL, MILLMAN, GIBSON, CASTRO
          --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BOYLAND, CRESPO, FINCH, GABRYSZAK,
          GLICK, HOOPER, McDONOUGH, MOLINARO, RAIA,  REILLY,  SAYWARD,  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.
                                                                   LBD01771-01-1
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