senate Bill S7315

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires each pharmacist dispensing an opioid to include a pamphlet with warnings relating to the risks of using such controlled substances

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May 17, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.855
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 04, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Apr 15, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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May 16, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S7315
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 4, 2016 - Alcoholism and Drug Abuse committee Vote

S7315
7
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committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Committee Vote: May 4, 2016

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S7315 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10295
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L; add §6832, Ed L; add §2803-u, Pub Health L

S7315 - Summary

Requires each pharmacist dispensing an opioid to include a pamphlet with warnings relating to the risks of using such controlled substances, signs of addiction, HOPELINE contact information and the proper procedures for disposal of unused controlled substances; requires such pamphlet be established and distributed by the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services; requires each hospital, discharging a patient who has been administered an opioid while in the hospital, to include such information in the discharge information to such patient.

S7315 - Sponsor Memo

S7315 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7315

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  MURPHY,  AMEDORE,  ORTT -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcohol-
  ism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, the education law and the public
  health law,  in  relation  to  the  dispensing  and  administering  of
  opiates, opium, and the salts, compounds, derivatives and preparations
  thereof

  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 SHALL (I)
ESTABLISH AND DISTRIBUTE TO EVERY PHARMACY, REGISTERED PURSUANT TO ARTI-
CLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-SEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, CARDS OR PAMPHLETS TO
BE PROVIDED TO EACH PERSON TO WHOM  ANY  OPIATE,  OPIUM,  OR  ANY  SALT,
COMPOUND,  DERIVATIVE  OR  PREPARATION  THEREOF  DEFINED AS A CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE IN SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED SIX OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW
IS  LAWFULLY  DISPENSED;  AND (II) ESTABLISH FOR EACH HOSPITAL, OPERATED
PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW,  A  STATEMENT
TO  BE INCLUDED ON THE DISCHARGE INFORMATION PROVIDED TO EACH PATIENT TO
WHOM ANY OPIATE, OPIUM, OR ANY SALT, COMPOUND, DERIVATIVE OR PREPARATION
THEREOF DEFINED  AS  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  IN  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE
HUNDRED  SIX  OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW IS ADMINISTERED WHILE ADMITTED TO
THE HOSPITAL.  SUCH  CARDS,  PAMPHLETS  AND  DISCHARGE  STATEMENT  SHALL
INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  1. THE RISKS OF USING OR CONSUMING SUCH CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES;
  2. THE PHYSICAL, BEHAVIORAL AND ADVANCED WARNING SIGNS OF ADDICTION TO
SUCH CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES;
  3.  THE  HOPELINE  TELEPHONE CONTACT NUMBER (1-877-8-HOPE-NY) AND TEXT
NUMBER (HOPENY) FOR THE HOPELINE OPERATED BY THE OFFICE;
  4.  THE  PROCEDURES  FOR  THE  SAFE  DISPOSAL  OF  UNUSED   CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCES   ESTABLISHED   PURSUANT   TO  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE  HUNDRED
FORTY-THREE-B OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13983-04-6

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