|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 09, 2014||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|Jun 03, 2014||ordered to third reading cal.1150|
reported and committed to rules
|May 23, 2014||referred to health|
senate Bill S7661
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S7661 - Details
S7661 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7661 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation to providing for the use of opioid antagonists in schools for opioid overdose prevention PURPOSE: Allows for the possession and use of an opioid antagonist (naloxone) in schools to assist a person believed to be experiencing on opioid overdoes and provides such schools with good Samaritan protections against criminal, civil and administrative liability SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Sections 1 and 2 amend section 3309 of the public health law as added by a chapter of the laws of 2014 (S.6477-B AND A. 8637-B) relating to use of opioid antagonists to allow school districts, BOCES, county vocational education and extension boards, charter schools, non-public elementary and/or secondary schools or any person employed by them to possess and administer an opioid antagonist, also known as naloxone, to someone they reasonably believe is experiencing an opioid overdoes and provides that if they act in good faith under the section they shall not be subject to criminal, civil or administrative liability solely by reason of such action. Section 3 adds a new section 922 to the education law entitled opioid overdose prevention allowing schools as described in the public health
S7661 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7661 I N S E N A T E May 23, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HANNON, BALL, BONACIC, BOYLE, CARLUCCI, FELDER, GALLIVAN, GOLDEN, GRIFFO, LANZA, LARKIN, LITTLE, MARCELLINO, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, 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 and the education law, in relation to providing for the use of opioid antagonists in schools for opioid overdose prevention THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 3309 of the public health law, as added by a chapter of the laws of 2014 amending the public health law relating to use of opioid antag- onists, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6477-B and A. 8637-B, is amended to read as follows: (iv) "Opioid antagonist recipient" or "recipient" means a person at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, or a family member, friend or other person in a position to assist a person experiencing or at risk of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, or an organization registered as an opioid overdose prevention program pursuant to this section, OR A SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARD, CHARTER SCHOOL, NON-PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND/OR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN THE STATE OR ANY PERSON EMPLOYED BY SUCH DISTRICT, BOARD OR SCHOOL. S 2. Subdivision 4 of section 3309 of the public health law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2014 amending the public health law relating to use of opioid antagonists, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 6477-B and A. 8637-B, is amended to read as follows: 4. Use of an opioid antagonist pursuant to this section shall be considered first aid or emergency treatment for the purpose of any stat- ute relating to liability. A recipient, opioid overdose prevention program, SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARD, CHARTER SCHOOL, NON-PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND/OR EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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