senate Bill S7860

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the maintenance and use of opioid antagonists at public libraries for the treatment of opioid overdoses

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2016 signed chap.68
Jun 21, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.528
substituted for a10364
Jun 14, 2016 referred to codes
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1707
Jun 08, 2016 reported and committed to rules
Jun 02, 2016 reported and committed to finance
May 18, 2016 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 14, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S7860
24
0
committee
24
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 8, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S7860
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 2, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S7860
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7860 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10364
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L; amd §922, Ed L

S7860 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the maintenance and use of opioid antagonists at public libraries for the treatment of opioid overdoses.

S7860 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7860 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7860

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- 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 authorizing the use of opioid antagonists by public  libraries  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 amended by section 1 of part V
of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, 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,  PUBLIC  LIBRARY,  board  of  cooperative
educational  services,  county vocational education and extension board,
charter school, non-public elementary and/or secondary  school  in  this
state or any person employed by such district, LIBRARY board or school.
  S  2.  Subdivision  4  of  section  3309  of the public health law, as
amended by section 2 of part V of chapter 57 of the  laws  of  2015,  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,
PUBLIC  LIBRARY, board of cooperative educational services, county voca-
tional education and extension board, charter school, non-public elemen-
tary school and/or secondary school in the state, or any person employed
by such district, PUBLIC LIBRARY, board or school  under  this  section,
acting  reasonably  and  in  good faith in compliance with this section,
shall not be subject to  criminal,  civil  or  administrative  liability
solely by reason of such action.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15492-02-6

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