assembly Bill A1124A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 amended on third reading (t) 1124a
Jan 08, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.68
returned to assembly
died in senate
Mar 14, 2013 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Feb 07, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.29
Feb 05, 2013 reported
Jan 09, 2013 referred to health

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Multi-Sponsors

A1124 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
A9878
, S7660
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8176
2015-2016: A355

A1124 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction.

A1124 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1124

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, STEVENSON, ORTIZ -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. DINOWITZ, PERRY -- read once and referred  to
  the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to clinical education
  in pain management and palliative care

  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  article
28-F to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 28-F
                   PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE
SECTION 2900. CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE.
  S  2900. CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE. 1.
EVERY HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICING IN THE STATE SHALL, EVERY FOUR
YEARS COMPLETE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING  REGARDING  PAIN  MANAGEMENT  AND
PALLIATIVE CARE, APPROPRIATE TO THE PROFESSIONAL'S PRACTICE, APPROVED BY
THE  DEPARTMENT  IN ACCORDANCE WITH STANDARDS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMIS-
SIONER IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION; AND SO  DOCU-
MENT  COMPLETION  TO  THE DEPARTMENT.   AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "HEALTH
CARE PROFESSIONAL" MEANS A PERSON LICENSED, REGISTERED OR  CERTIFIED  TO
PRACTICE A HEALTH CARE PROFESSION UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW
THAT IS DESIGNATED BY REGULATION OF THE COMMISSIONER UNDER THIS SECTION.
THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL,  BY REGULATION, DESIGNATE AREAS OF PRACTICE OR
SPECIALTY WITHIN A PROFESSION THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM THIS SECTION.
  2. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THIS REQUIREMENT  TO
ANYONE  WHO  REQUESTS  SUCH  AN  EXEMPTION  AND  WHO DEMONSTRATES TO THE
DEPARTMENT'S SATISFACTION THAT:
  (A) THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR HIM OR HER TO COMPLETE SUCH COURSE WORK
OR TRAINING BECAUSE OF THE NATURE, AREA OR SPECIALTY OF HIS OR HER PRAC-
TICE, OR

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A1124A (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
A9878
, S7660
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8176
2015-2016: A355

A1124A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction.

A1124A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1124--A
                                                         Cal. No. 68

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, ORTIZ, KELLNER, HOOPER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. CLARK, DINOWITZ, PERRY, RIVERA --  read
  once  and  referred  to the Committee on Health -- advanced to a third
  reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining  its  place  on  the
  order of third reading

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the prescription
  pain medication awareness program and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  3309-a  of  the  public  health law, as added by
section 52 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2012,  subparagraphs
(i),  (ii)  and  (iii)  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as amended and
subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as added by  section
1  and subdivisions 3 and 4 as amended by section 2 of part D of chapter
447 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3309-a. Prescription pain medication awareness program. 1. There  is
hereby  established within the department a prescription pain medication
awareness program to educate the public and  health  care  practitioners
about  the  risks  associated  with  prescribing  and  taking controlled
substance pain medications.
  2. Within the amounts appropriated, the commissioner, in  consultation
with  the  commissioner  of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse
services, shall[:
  (a) Develop] DEVELOP and  conduct  a  public  health  education  media
campaign  designed  to  alert  youth, parents and the general population
about the risks associated with prescription pain  medications  and  the
need  to  properly  dispose of any unused medication. In developing this
campaign, the  commissioner  shall  consult  with  and  use  information
provided  by  the  work  group established pursuant to subdivision [(b)]
FOUR of this section and other relevant professional organizations.  The
campaign  shall  include  an  internet website providing information for

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