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A06392 Summary:

BILL NOA06392
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05973
 
SPONSORPeoples-Stokes
 
COSPNSRGottfried, McMahon, Thiele, Bronson, Quart, Galef, Rosenthal L, McDonough, Miller B, Lawler, Wallace, Barron, Dinowitz, Byrne, Ra, Walsh, DeStefano, Palmesano
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §4310, Pub Health L
 
Allows donate life registration on electronic applications administered by the office of temporary disability assistance, the higher education services corporation, and on mandatory electronic tax filings and payments.
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A06392 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6392
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 17, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PEOPLES-STOKES,  GOTTFRIED  -- read once and
          referred to the Committee on Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  allowing  donate
          life  registration on electronic application forms administered by the
          office  of  temporary  disability  assistance,  the  higher  education
          services corporation, and on mandatory electronic tax filings
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  5  of  section  4310  of  the
     2  public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 149 of the laws of 2020, is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (a) Such organ, eye and tissue registration  of  consent  to  make  an
     5  anatomical gift can be made through: (i) indication made on the applica-
     6  tion  or  renewal  form of a driver's license, (ii) indication made on a
     7  non-driver identification card application or renewal form, (iii)  indi-
     8  cation made on a voter registration form pursuant to subdivision five of
     9  section  5-210 of the election law, (iv) indication made on the applica-
    10  tion for, or renewal of health care coverage offered through  the  state
    11  health benefit exchange, (v) enrollment through the donate life registry
    12  website,  (vi)  paper  enrollment submitted to the donate life registry,
    13  (vii) indication made on the application or renewal form of  a  hunting,
    14  fishing  or  trapping  license issued pursuant to title seven of article
    15  eleven of the environmental conservation  law,  [or]  (viii)  indication
    16  made  on transactions administered by the office of temporary disability
    17  assistance through the mybenefits.ny.gov website, or any such  successor
    18  website; (ix) indication made on applications, renewals or related tran-
    19  sactions  for  college financial aid, grants, or scholarships offered or
    20  administered through any website  maintained  by  the  higher  education
    21  services  corporation;  (x)  indication made on any tax document that is
    22  subject to mandatory electronic filing in accordance with the provisions
    23  of section twenty-nine of the tax law; or (xi) through any other  method
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09389-02-1

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     1  identified  by  the commissioner. The department shall establish a means
     2  by which to register the consent given by individuals who are sixteen or
     3  seventeen years of age in the  donate  life  registry,  and  shall  make
     4  registration  available  by any of the methods provided in subparagraphs
     5  (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v), (vi), (vii) [and], (viii), (ix) and (x)  of
     6  this paragraph.
     7    §  2.  Subparagraph  (i)  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 5 of section
     8  4310 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 40 of the  laws  of
     9  2016, is amended to read as follows:
    10    (i)  Where  required  by  law  for  [registration  forms] transactions
    11  described in subparagraphs (i), (ii) [and], (iv), (vii),  (viii),  (ix),
    12  (x)  and  (xi)  of  paragraph  (a) of this subdivision, the commissioner
    13  shall ensure, in consultation with the head of any  agency  required  to
    14  implement such transaction, that space is provided on any [registration]
    15  required  form so that the applicant shall register or decline registra-
    16  tion in the donate life registry for organ,  eye  and  tissue  donations
    17  under this section and that the following is stated on the form in clear
    18  and conspicuous type:
    19    "You  must  fill out the following section: Would you like to be added
    20  to the Donate Life Registry? Check box for 'yes'  or  'skip  this  ques-
    21  tion'."
    22    § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
    23  it  shall  have  become a law; provided, however, that if chapter 149 of
    24  the laws of 2020 shall not have taken effect on or before such date then
    25  this act shall take effect on the same date and in the  same  manner  as
    26  such chapter of the laws of 2020, takes effect.
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