senate Bill S7661

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the use of opioid antagonists in schools

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 03, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1150
reported and committed to rules
May 23, 2014 referred to health

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S7661 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10024
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L (as proposed in S. 6477-B & A. 8637-B); add §922, Ed L

S7661 - Summary

Provides for the use of opioid antagonists in schools.

S7661 - Sponsor Memo

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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