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File #: Int 2062-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring certain death certificates to be provided to public administrators on an expedited basis.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 8/27/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring certain death certificates to be provided to public administrators on an expedited basis
Sponsors: Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in fulfilling a request for a death certificate by a public administrator in New York City, to fulfill the request on an expedited basis if the public administrator so requests. This would enable the public administrator to administer the estate of the decedent in a timely manner.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2062, 2. Int. No. 2062, 3. August 27, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 8-27-20, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - August 27, 2020

Int. No. 2062

 

By Council Member Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring certain death certificates to be provided to public administrators on an expedited basis

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 17-169 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 80 for the year 2019, is amended by adding a new subdivision e as follows:

e. In fulfilling a request for a transcript of a record of death, or the equivalent, by a public administrator of a county within the city, the department shall fulfill such request on an expedited basis if so requested by the public administrator.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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