senate Bill S830

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires drug manufacturers to collect unused and expired drugs from hospitals and residential health care facilities for safe disposal

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jan 05, 2011 referred to health

S830 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A211
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยงยง2811-a & 3317, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S7998, A10274

S830 - Summary

Requires drug manufacturers to collect unused and expired drugs from hospitals and residential health care facilities for environmentally sound disposal thereof.

S830 - Sponsor Memo

S830 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   830

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  the
  drug manufacturer collection program

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2811-a to read as follows:
  S  2811-A.  DISPOSAL  OF DRUGS. NO HOSPITAL OR RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE
FACILITY SHALL DISPOSE OF ANY DRUG IN ANY OTHER MANNER THAN THAT  ESTAB-
LISHED BY SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3317 to
read as follows:
  S 3317. MANUFACTURER DRUG COLLECTION PROGRAM. 1. EVERY MANUFACTURER OF
DRUGS SHALL ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A COLLECTION PROGRAM FOR UNUSED  AND
EXPIRED  DRUGS HELD BY HOSPITALS AND RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
EACH MANUFACTURER SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL COSTS AND THE SECURITY OF
ITS DRUG COLLECTION PROGRAM.
  2. ANY SUCH MANUFACTURER  MAY  CONTRACT  WITH  A  SUITABLE  PUBLIC  OR
PRIVATE THIRD PARTY FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF ITS DRUG
COLLECTION  PROGRAM  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION. EVERY MANUFACTURER WHICH
CONTRACTS WITH A THIRD PARTY PURSUANT TO THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  FULLY
REIMBURSE  THE  THIRD  PARTY  FOR  ALL  COSTS  OF  IMPLEMENTING ITS DRUG
COLLECTION PROGRAM.
  3. EVERY HOSPITAL AND RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE  FACILITY  SHALL  RETURN
ALL  ITS UNUSED AND EXPIRED DRUGS TO THE APPROPRIATE MANUFACTURER'S DRUG
COLLECTION PROGRAM.
  4. EVERY MANUFACTURER SHALL DISPOSE OF ALL DRUGS COLLECTED PURSUANT TO
THIS SECTION IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND MANNER AS PROVIDED IN RULES AND
REGULATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION.

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

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