senate Bill S3279

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires development of educational materials for screening alcoholism and chemical dependency in women to health care providers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 03, 2011 signed chap.265
Jul 22, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2011 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1382
substituted for s3279
Jun 20, 2011 substituted by a1078
ordered to third reading cal.1382
committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 15, 2011 referred to health

S3279 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1078
Law Section:
Health
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
A10083A, S7530

S3279 - Summary

Requires development of educational materials for screening alcoholism and chemical dependency in women to be made available to health care providers.

S3279 - Sponsor Memo

S3279 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3279

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 15, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT requiring the office of alcoholism and substance  abuse  services
  to  develop  educational  materials regarding screening for alcoholism
  and chemical dependency in women to health care providers

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

  Section  1.    As  causes,  symptoms,  and  effects  of alcoholism and
substance abuse may manifest differently in women and men,  the  commis-
sioner  of  the  office  of  alcoholism and substance abuse services, in
consultation with the commissioner of the department  of  health,  shall
provide  and publish, in electronic or other format, educational materi-
als for health care providers, as defined in subdivision  6  of  section
238 of the public health law, regarding screening, assessment, and diag-
nosis  of  alcoholism and chemical dependency in women. Such educational
materials may include, but shall not be limited to, information  regard-
ing  symptoms  of addiction, causes of addiction, evidence based instru-
ments health care providers may use in screening, screening  techniques,
how  alcoholism and chemical dependency affects women's health, a refer-
ral list for treatment, a list of educational websites  regarding  alco-
holism  and  chemical dependency, and literature regarding treatment and
recovery.  Such educational materials shall be made available to  health
care  providers through the official website of the office of alcoholism
and substance abuse services and by any other means  deemed  appropriate
by  the  commissioner  of  the  office of alcoholism and substance abuse
services.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03982-01-1

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