senate Bill S4588

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes an emergency opioid overdose prevention pilot program whereby police agencies and certain public high schools could administer Naloxone to persons who have overdosed on an opioid

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Apr 12, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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May 7, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S4588
13
0
committee
13
Aye
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Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
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Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 7, 2013

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

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S4588 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8285
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L

S4588 - Summary

Establishes an emergency opioid overdose prevention pilot program whereby police agencies and certain public high schools could administer Naloxone, an opioid inverse agonist, to persons who have overdosed on an opioid; provides for the admininstration of Naloxone pursuant to the opioid overdose prevention program.

S4588 - Sponsor Memo

S4588 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4588

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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  an
  emergency  opioid  overdose  prevention  pilot  program and the use of
  opioid inverse agonists in opioid overdose prevention

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

  Section  1. Section 3309 of the public health law, as added by chapter
413 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3309. Opioid overdose prevention. 1. The commissioner is  authorized
to  establish  standards  for approval of any opioid overdose prevention
program which may include, but not be limited to, standards for  program
directors,  appropriate clinical oversight, training, record keeping and
reporting.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH  AN  EMERGENCY  OPIOID  OVERDOSE
PREVENTION PILOT PROGRAM. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL:
  (A)  MAKE  NALOXONE  AVAILABLE  TO  ALL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, UPON
REQUEST; PROVIDED THAT THE POLICE OFFICERS OF SUCH  AGENCY  CAN  CERTIFY
THAT  THEY  HAVE RECEIVED THE TRAINING ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH
(C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION;
  (B) PROVIDE NALOXONE TO NOT  MORE  THAN  THIRTY  PUBLIC  HIGH  SCHOOLS
THROUGHOUT  THE  STATE.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SELECT NOT LESS THAN TWO
PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS IN EACH OF THE FOLLOWING REGIONS TO  PARTICIPATE  IN
THE  PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION: LONG ISLAND, THE
CITY OF NEW YORK, THE CAPITAL DISTRICT, THE HUDSON  VALLEY,  THE  MOHAWK
VALLEY,  THE  NORTH  COUNTRY,  CENTRAL  NEW YORK, THE SOUTHERN TIER, THE
FINGER LAKES AND WESTERN NEW YORK. THE SCHOOL NURSE  AND  AT  LEAST  ONE
OTHER  STAFF  MEMBER OF EACH PARTICIPATING HIGH SCHOOL SHALL RECEIVE THE
TRAINING ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (C) OF THIS SUBDIVISION; AND
  (C) PROVIDE TRAINING, OR WORK  WITH  LOCAL  ORGANIZATIONS  TO  PROVIDE
TRAINING, ON THE PROPER USE AND ADMINISTRATION OF NALOXONE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10215-02-3

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