senate Bill S7660

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
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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.1149
reported and committed to rules
May 23, 2014 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 3, 2014 - Health committee Vote

S7660
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 3, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S7660
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S7660 - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
A9878
, A1124A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L

S7660 - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction.

S7660 - Sponsor Memo

S7660 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7660

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 23, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  MAZIARZ, BALL, BONACIC, BOYLE, CARLUCCI,
  FELDER, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, LANZA, LARKIN,  LITTLE,  MARCELLINO,
  MARCHIONE,  MARTINS,  NOZZOLIO,  O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, ROBACH,
  SAVINO, SEWARD, VALESKY, YOUNG -- 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 the prescription
  pain medication awareness program and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  3309-a  of  the  public  health law, as added by
section 52 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2012,  subparagraphs
(i),  (ii)  and  (iii)  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as amended and
subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as added by  section
1  and subdivisions 3 and 4 as amended by section 2 of part D of chapter
447 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3309-a. Prescription pain medication awareness program. 1. There  is
hereby  established within the department a prescription pain medication
awareness program to educate the public and  health  care  practitioners
about  the  risks  associated  with  prescribing  and  taking controlled
substance pain medications.
  2. Within the amounts appropriated, the commissioner, in  consultation
with  the  commissioner  of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse
services, shall[:
  (a) Develop] DEVELOP and  conduct  a  public  health  education  media
campaign  designed  to  alert  youth, parents and the general population
about the risks associated with prescription pain  medications  and  the
need  to  properly  dispose of any unused medication. In developing this
campaign, the  commissioner  shall  consult  with  and  use  information
provided  by  the  work  group established pursuant to subdivision [(b)]
FOUR of this section and other relevant professional organizations.  The
campaign  shall  include  an  internet website providing information for
parents, children and health care professionals on the risks  associated
with  taking opioids and resources available to those needing assistance

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

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