senate Bill S2948

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Directs the commissioner of health to establish an opioid treatment and hospital diversion demonstration program

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1108
Jun 02, 2014 reported and committed to rules
May 20, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1248
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 25, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S2948
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 20, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S2948
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 11, 2013 - Rules committee Vote

S2948
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S2948
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2948 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10110
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3309-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7326

S2948 - Summary

Directs the commissioner of health to establish an opioid addiction treatment and hospital diversion demonstration program.

S2948 - Sponsor Memo

S2948 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2948

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to establishing an
  opioid  addiction  treatment  and  hospital  diversion   demonstration
  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
3309-b to read as follows:
  S  3309-B.  OPIOID  ADDICTION  TREATMENT AND HOSPITAL DIVERSION DEMON-
STRATION PROGRAM. 1. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  OFFICE
OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL, WITHIN THE AMOUNTS
APPROPRIATED THEREFOR,  ESTABLISH  AN  OPIOID  ADDICTION  TREATMENT  AND
HOSPITAL  DIVERSION  DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. THIS PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE A
NEW MODEL OF DETOXIFICATION AND TRANSITIONAL  SERVICES  FOR  INDIVIDUALS
SEEKING  TO  RECOVER FROM OPIOID ADDICTION, THEREBY REDUCING RELIANCE ON
EMERGENCY ROOM SERVICES. THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT  OF
PRESCRIPTION  PAIN  MEDICATION ADDICTION ON AN OUTPATIENT OR NON-MEDICAL
RESIDENTIAL SHORT-TERM STAY BASIS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  ESTABLISH  UP
TO  SIX  DEMONSTRATIONS  THROUGHOUT  THE  STATE, AND AT MINIMUM A DEMON-
STRATION SHALL BE ESTABLISHED IN EACH OF THE  FOLLOWING  AREAS:  WESTERN
NEW YORK, CENTRAL NEW YORK, STATEN ISLAND, BROOKLYN AND LONG ISLAND.
  2.  NOT LATER THAN TWO YEARS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION,
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE THE GOVERNOR, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT  OF
THE  SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE CHAIR OF THE SENATE STAND-
ING COMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND THE CHAIR OF THE ASSEMBLY  HEALTH  COMMITTEE
WITH  A WRITTEN EVALUATION OF THE DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. SUCH EVALUATION
SHALL ADDRESS THE OVERALL EFFECTIVENESS OF THIS TREATMENT  MODEL  AS  IT
RELATES  TO  PATIENTS,  THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITY, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS
AND HEALTH CARE PAYORS, AND SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE  LIMITED  TO,  THE
EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PROGRAM IN PROVIDING ACCESS TO SERVICES, THE IMPACT
OF  THESE SERVICES, THE ASSOCIATED COSTS SAVINGS, AND WHETHER THE EXPAN-
SION OF THIS OR SIMILAR MODELS ARE RECOMMENDED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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