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S05169 Summary:

BILL NOS05169A
 
SAME ASSAME AS A06821-A
 
SPONSORAVELLA
 
COSPNSRALCANTARA, BAILEY, BROOKS, GOLDEN, HAMILTON, LATIMER, SEWARD
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 4174, Pub Health L
 
Relates to requiring the commissioner of the department of health to issue non-certified copies of the original long form birth certificates to adoptees who request such copy within forty-five days after receipt of such request.
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S05169 Actions:

BILL NOS05169A
 
03/10/2017REFERRED TO HEALTH
03/22/2017AMEND AND RECOMMIT TO HEALTH
03/22/2017PRINT NUMBER 5169A
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S05169 Memo:

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S05169 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         5169--A
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                     March 10, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
 
        AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to issuing non-certi-
          fied copies of original long form birth certificates to adoptees
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Section 4174 of the public health law is amended by  adding
     2  a new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
     3    10.(a) The commissioner, or any person authorized by him or her, shall
     4  issue non-certified copies of original long form birth certificates upon
     5  specific  request  therefor  by  an adoptee, if eighteen years of age or
     6  more, or if the adoptee is deceased, by the adoptee's descendants, or by
     7  other lawful representatives of such adoptee,  to  whom  the  record  of
     8  birth  relates  including  authorized  representatives of a local social
     9  services district if the adoptee is in the care and custody  or  custody
    10  and guardianship of such district.
    11    (b)  The commissioner shall issue a non-certified copy of the original
    12  long form birth certificate within forty-five days after receipt of such
    13  request.
    14    (c) The department shall develop policies and procedures necessary  to
    15  implement this subdivision by February first, two thousand eighteen.
    16    (d)  The  department  may  charge a fee for issuing such non-certified
    17  copy of an original long form birth certificate. The fee may not  exceed
    18  the  fee for a certified copy of an original long form birth certificate
    19  as provided for in subdivision two of this section.
    20    § 2. This act shall take effect August 1, 2017.
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09180-04-7
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