|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to health|
|Feb 28, 2013||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to health|
senate Bill S1753
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1753 - Details
S1753 - Summary
Prohibits the substitution of opioid analgesic drugs for an opioid analgesic drug incorporating tamper resistance technology; requires pharmacist to verify equivalence or obtain written consent of prescribing physician.
S1753 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1753 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting the substitution of opioid analgesic drugs for an opioid analgesic drug incorporating tamper resistance technology PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To ensure that every opioid analgesic drug is used for its proper purpose. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 adds a new section 3346 to the Public health law to prohibit without physician over-ride the use of non-tamper resistance opioid analgesic drugs and make definitions of such. Section 2 is the effective date of the bill. JUSTIFICATION: Opioid use and abuse has increased greatly in the United States since the 1590's and continues to rise while the benefits of these Products in treating and managing pain are widely recognized, the potential for misuse and abuse of these products has
S1753 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1753 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. MARTINS, LAVALLE -- 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 prohibiting the substitution of opioid analgesic drugs for an opioid analgesic drug incorporating tamper resistance technology 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 3346 to read as follows: S 3346. CERTAIN OPIOID SUBSTITUTIONS PROHIBITED. 1. DEFINITIONS. A. "INTERCHANGE OR SUBSTITUTION OF AN OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG" MEANS THE SUBSTITUTION OF ANY OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG, BRAND OR GENERIC, FOR THE OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG INCORPORATING A TAMPER-RESISTANCE TECHNOLOGY ORIGINALLY PRESCRIBED, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER THE SUBSTITUTED DRUG IS RATED AS PHARMACEUTICALLY AND THERAPEUTICALLY EQUIVALENT BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION OR STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY OR WHETHER THE OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG WITH TAMPER-RESISTANCE TECHNOLOGY BEARS A LABELING CLAIM WITH RESPECT TO REDUCTION OF TAMPERING, ABUSE OR ABUSE POTENTIAL. B. "OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG" MEANS A DRUG IN THE OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG CLASS PRESCRIBED TO TREAT MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN OR OTHER CONDITIONS, WHETHER IN IMMEDIATE RELEASE OR EXTENDED RELEASE FORM AND WHETHER OR NOT COMBINED WITH OTHER DRUG SUBSTANCES TO FORM A SINGLE TABLET OR OTHER DOSAGE FORM. C. "OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG INCORPORATING A TAMPER-RESISTANCE TECHNOLO- GY" MEANS AN OPIOID ANALGESIC DRUG LISTED AS SUCH BY THE STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY BASED UPON A SUBMISSION OF EVIDENCE BY THE DRUG MANUFACTURER OR DISTRIBUTOR THAT THE DRUG: (I) INCORPORATES A TAMPER-RESISTANCE TECHNOL- OGY; AND (II) HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION THAT INCLUDES AT LEAST ONE HUMAN TAMPERING OR ABUSE POTENTIAL STUDY OR A LABORATORY STUDY COMPARING THE TAMPER- OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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