assembly Bill A885

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to develop training materials for screening for alcoholism and chemical dependency

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.260
rules report cal.260
reported
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 01, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 08, 2015 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A885 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง19.07, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A7804
2013-2014: A1610
2017-2018: A3091
2019-2020: A3391

A885 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to develop training materials for health care providers and qualified health professionals, recognized by the office to enable the implementation of the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment program, regarding screening for alcoholism and chemical dependency.

A885 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   885

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. CYMBROWITZ, CRESPO, CLARK, MONTESANO, ORTIZ --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  office  of alcoholism and substance abuse services to develop training
  materials for health care providers and qualified health professionals
  to encourage implementation of the screening, brief intervention,  and
  referral to treatment program

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

  Section 1. Section 19.07 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision (l) to read as follows:
  (L)  THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, IN CONSUL-
TATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, SHALL PROVIDE  AND  PUBLISH,  IN
ELECTRONIC  OR  OTHER FORMAT, TRAINING MATERIALS FOR HEALTH CARE PROVID-
ERS, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED  THIRTY-EIGHT
OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, AND QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, RECOGNIZED
BY  THE  OFFICE  TO  ENABLE  THE  IMPLEMENTATION OF THE SCREENING, BRIEF
INTERVENTION, AND REFERRAL TO TREATMENT PROGRAM (SBIRT).  SUCH  TRAINING
MATERIALS SHALL INCLUDE ANY AND ALL MATERIALS NECESSARY TO INFORM HEALTH
CARE  PROVIDERS  AND  QUALIFIED  HEALTH  PROFESSIONALS OF THE METHOD FOR
ADMINISTERING THE SBIRT PROGRAM TO A PATIENT IN THE CARE OF HEALTH  CARE
PROVIDERS  OR  QUALIFIED  HEALTH  PROFESSIONALS. SUCH TRAINING MATERIALS
SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS  AND  QUALIFIED  HEALTH
PROFESSIONALS  THROUGH  THE  OFFICIAL  WEBSITES  OF  THE  OFFICE AND THE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND BY ANY OTHER MEANS DEEMED  APPROPRIATE  BY  THE
COMMISSIONER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05021-01-5

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