A01840 Summary:

BILL NO    A01840 

SAME AS    No same as 

SPONSOR    Rosenthal (MS)

COSPNSR    Spano, Maisel, Millman, Gibson, Castro

MLTSPNSR   Boyland, 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 NO    A01840 

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

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                         1840

                              2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                   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    S  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    S 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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