senate Bill S2819

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes a prescription monitoring program

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Mar 12, 2012 notice of committee consideration - withdrawn
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Feb 02, 2011 referred to health

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S2819 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3807
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33 Title 5-A §§3355 - 3365, Pub Health L

S2819 - Summary

Establishes a prescription monitoring program; requires the department of health to create an electronic prescription monitoring program and requires pharmacists to submit certain information to such program every time a controlled substance is prescribed or dispensed.

S2819 - Sponsor Memo

S2819 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2819

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  establishing  a
  prescription monitoring program

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 33 of the public health law is amended by adding  a
new title 5-A to read as follows:
                                TITLE V-A
                     PRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM
SECTION 3355. SHORT TITLE.
        3356. DEFINITIONS.
        3357. ESTABLISHMENT OF A PRESCRIPTION MONITORING PROGRAM.
        3358. ADVISORY BOARD.
        3359. REPORTING OF PRESCRIPTION MONITORING INFORMATION.
        3360. ACCESS  TO THE PRESCRIPTION MONITORING INFORMATION; CONFI-
                DENTIALITY.
        3361. EDUCATION AND TREATMENT.
        3362. UNLAWFUL ACTS AND PENALTIES.
        3363. EVALUATION, DATA ANALYSIS AND REPORTING.
        3364. RULES AND REGULATIONS.
        3365. SEVERABILITY.
  S 3355. SHORT TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED  AS  THE
"PRESCRIPTION MONITORING ACT".
  S  3356.  DEFINITIONS. 1. "BOARD" MEANS THE ADVISORY BOARD ESTABLISHED
UNDER SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT OF THIS TITLE.
  2. "DISPENSER" MEANS A PERSON AUTHORIZED IN THIS STATE  TO  DISTRIBUTE
TO  THE ULTIMATE USER A SUBSTANCE MONITORED BY THE PRESCRIPTION MONITOR-
ING PROGRAM, BUT DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  (A) A LICENSED HOSPITAL PHARMACY THAT DISTRIBUTES SUCH SUBSTANCES  FOR
THE   PURPOSES   OF   INPATIENT  HOSPITAL  CARE  OR  THE  DISPENSING  OF

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08321-02-1

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