senate Bill S480

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires the department to draft guidelines for the transition of patients from substances with a high risk of addiction to those with a low risk

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S480 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3351-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6181

S480 - Summary

Requires the department to draft guidelines for the transition of patients from substances with a high risk of addiction to those with a low risk.

S480 - Sponsor Memo

S480 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   480

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- 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 creating medicinal
  guidelines to aid in  the  administration  of  prescription  drugs  to
  patients with high risks of addiction

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited  as  the  "Michael
David Israel addiction transition law".
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3351-a
to read as follows:
  S 3351-A. GUIDELINES. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROMULGATE  MEDICAL  GUIDE-
LINES  AND  REGULATIONS  FOR  PERSONS  AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THIS  TITLE TO
DISTRIBUTE OR DISPENSE SUBSTANCES CONTROLLED UNDER THIS  TITLE  FOR  THE
PURPOSE OF HELPING SUCH PERSONS TRANSITION PATIENTS FROM PAIN MANAGEMENT
SUBSTANCES  WITH  A  HIGH RISK OF ADDICTION TO PAIN MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
THAT PRESENT A LOW RISK OF ADDICTION OR DO NOT INVOLVE SUBSTANCES  REGU-
LATED UNDER THIS TITLE.
  S  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
have become a law, provided, however, that  effective  immediately,  the
addition,  amendment  and/or  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary
for the implementation of this act on its effective date are  authorized
and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03077-01-3

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