senate Bill S7905

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring an informational card or sheet prior to distribution of opioid antagonists in certain cases

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 23, 2014 signed chap.34
delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading rules cal.586
substituted for a10156
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
message of necessity - 3 day message
ordered to third reading cal.1636
Jun 17, 2014 referred to rules

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S7905 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10156
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L

S7905 - Summary

Relates to requiring an informational card or sheet prior to distribution of opioid antagonists in certain cases.

S7905 - Sponsor Memo

S7905 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 7905                                                 A. 10156

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              June 17, 2014
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  -- Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- (at request of the Gover-
  nor) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be commit-
  ted to the Committee on Rules

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M.  of
  A. Dinowitz) -- (at request of the Governor) -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to opioid antagonists

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 4 of section 3309 of the  public  health
law are renumbered subdivisions 4 and 5 and a new subdivision 3 is added
to read as follows:
  3.  ANY  DISTRIBUTION OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS THROUGH THIS PROGRAM SHALL
INCLUDE AN INFORMATIONAL CARD OR SHEET. THE INFORMATIONAL CARD OR  SHEET
SHALL INCLUDE, AT A MINIMUM, INFORMATION ON:
  (A) HOW TO RECOGNIZE SYMPTOMS OF AN OPIOID OVERDOSE;
  (B)  STEPS TO TAKE PRIOR TO AND AFTER AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST IS ADMINIS-
TERED, INCLUDING CALLING FIRST RESPONDERS;
  (C) THE NUMBER FOR THE TOLL FREE OFFICE OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND  SUBSTANCE
ABUSE SERVICES HOPE LINE;
  (D)  HOW  TO  ACCESS  THE  OFFICE  OF  ALCOHOLISM  AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
SERVICES' WEBSITE; AND
  (E) ANY OTHER INFORMATION DEEMED RELEVANT BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  THE EDUCATIONAL CARD SHALL BE PROVIDED IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH
AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE COMMISSIONER.  THE  DEPARTMENT  SHALL  MAKE
SUCH  INFORMATIONAL  CARDS  AVAILABLE  TO THE OPIOID OVERDOSE PREVENTION
PROGRAMS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12113-01-4

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