senate Bill S6691

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the disposal of drugs, drug disposal sites and home pharmaceutical collection

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2014 signed chap.305
Aug 01, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.117
substituted for a1609
Jun 09, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 12, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 07, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 06, 2014 1st report cal.499
Feb 28, 2014 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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May 6, 2014 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: May 6, 2014

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S6691 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1609
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7095, A9621

S6691 - Summary

Relates to the disposal of drugs, drug disposal sites and home pharmaceutical collection.

S6691 - Sponsor Memo

S6691 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6691

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 28, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  disposal  of
  drugs, drug disposal sites and home pharmaceutical collection

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

  Section 1. Section 19.09 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (i) to read as follows:
  (I)  (1)  THE  OFFICE,  IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRON-
MENTAL CONSERVATION, SHALL POST ON THE OFFICE WEBSITE INFORMATION  WHICH
INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE REQUIRED STEPS AND GUIDELINES FOR ANY
MUNICIPALITY, PHARMACY, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY, OR COMMUNITY GROUP
TO CONDUCT A HOUSEHOLD PHARMACEUTICAL COLLECTION EVENT.
  (2) PURSUANT TO SECTION 27-2703 OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL CONVERSATION LAW,
AS  ADDED BY CHAPTER SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-FIVE OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND
EIGHT, THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT MAY  ASSIST
IN  THE  DEVELOPMENT  OF  A  PUBLIC  INFORMATION  PROGRAM  ON THE PROPER
DISPOSAL OF DRUGS AND DRUG DISPOSAL SITES. THE OFFICE SHALL  DISSEMINATE
SUCH INFORMATION BY ANY MEANS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
tation of this act on its effective date is authorized to be made on  or
before such date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06200-01-3

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