senate Bill S2239

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the creation of a drug guide for seniors regarding the drugs commonly used by people over 62 years of age

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to aging
Jun 04, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 15, 2013 referred to aging

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Jun 4, 2013 - Aging committee Vote

S2239
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Absent
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Aging Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S2239 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A363
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2179A, A2154A
2009-2010: S2031, A1962

S2239 - Summary

Provides for the creation of a drug guide for seniors regarding the drugs commonly used by people over 62 years of age; provides that such guide will include functions and drug interactions.

S2239 - Sponsor Memo

S2239 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2239

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to creating and  distributing
  a drug guide for senior consumers

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

  Section 1. The elder law is amended by adding a  new  section  224  to
read as follows:
  S  224. SENIOR DRUG GUIDE. THE DIRECTOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE
BOARD OF PHARMACY, AND AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH,
SHALL, WITHIN AMOUNTS MADE AVAILABLE BY APPROPRIATION THEREFOR,  PREPARE
AND  PUBLISH  A  GUIDE EXPLAINING THE PURPOSE, FUNCTION, AND COMMON DRUG
INTERACTIONS  OF  DRUGS  COMMONLY  USED  BY  PERSONS  OVER  THE  AGE  OF
SIXTY-TWO.  THE  GUIDE  SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE EFFECTS OF COMBINING SUCH
MEDICATIONS WITH ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION.   THE  DIRECTOR  SHALL  TAKE  SUCH
ACTIONS  AS SHALL BE NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE TO MAKE SUCH GUIDE AVAIL-
ABLE TO INDIVIDUALS UPON REQUEST AND WITHOUT CHARGE  THROUGH  DESIGNATED
AGENCIES,  AS  SUCH  TERM  IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF
THIS TITLE, EXCEPT THAT REQUESTS FOR  MORE  THAN  TEN  COPIES  SHALL  BE
SUBJECT  TO  A  REASONABLE  CHARGE TO COVER THE COST OF REPRODUCTION AND
HANDLING.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01160-01-3

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