senate Bill S7292

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring the compilation of the number of deaths by opioid overdose

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Apr 12, 2016 referred to health

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S7292 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9505
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง4100, Pub Health L

S7292 - Summary

Relates to requiring the compilation of the number of deaths by opioid overdose.

S7292 - Sponsor Memo

S7292 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7292

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 12, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. MARCHIONE -- 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 requiring the
  compilation of the number of deaths by opioid overdose

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 2 of section 4100 of the public health law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (j) to read as follows:
  (J) REQUIRE THE COMPILATION OF THE NUMBER OF DEATHS  BY  OPIOID  OVER-
DOSE,  AS  DETERMINED BY THE NUMBER OF DEATH CERTIFICATES RECEIVED WHERE
SUCH A MANNER OF DEATH IS INDICATED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (D) OF  SUBDI-
VISION  FOUR OF SECTION FORTY-ONE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE OF THIS ARTICLE. THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL COMPILE THE NUMBER OF OPIOID  OVERDOSE  DEATHS  ON  A
STATEWIDE  AND  COUNTY-BY-COUNTY BASIS ON NO LESS THAN A QUARTERLY BASIS
AND RELEASE THIS INFORMATION, LESS ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE  INFORMA-
TION,  ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE. IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK, THE COMMIS-
SIONER OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE CITY OF  NEW  YORK  SHALL  BE
CHARGED  WITH  COLLECTING  AND  FORWARDING  THE  APPROPRIATE INFORMATION
REGARDING THE NUMBER OF OPIOID OVERDOSE DEATHS OCCURRING WITHIN  HIS  OR
HER JURISDICTION TO THE COMMISSIONER ON NO LESS THAN A MONTHLY BASIS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14321-01-6

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