senate Bill S7095

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposal of drugs, drug disposal sites and home pharmaceutical collection

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  • Delivered to Governor
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May 21, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Apr 27, 2012 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

S7095 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9621
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง19.09, Ment Hyg L

S7095 - Summary

Relates to the disposal of drugs, drug disposal sites and home pharmaceutical collection.

S7095 - Sponsor Memo

S7095 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7095

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  KLEIN  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  disposal  of
  drugs, drug disposal sites and home pharmaceutical collection

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

  Section 1. Section 19.09 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  (1)  THE  OFFICE,  IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRON-
MENTAL CONSERVATION, SHALL POST ON THE OFFICE WEBSITE INFORMATION  WHICH
INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE REQUIRED STEPS AND GUIDELINES FOR ANY
MUNICIPALITY, PHARMACY, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, OR COMMUNITY GROUP
TO CONDUCT A HOUSEHOLD PHARMACEUTICAL COLLECTION EVENT.
  (2) PURSUANT TO SECTION 27-2703 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONVERSATION LAW,
AS  ADDED BY CHAPTER SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND
EIGHT, THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT MAY  ASSIST
IN  THE  DEVELOPMENT  OF  A  PUBLIC  INFORMATION  PROGRAM  ON THE PROPER
DISPOSAL OF DRUGS AND DRUG DISPOSAL SITES. THE OFFICE SHALL  DISSEMINATE
SUCH INFORMATION BY ANY MEANS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on  or
before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14881-01-2

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