senate Bill S8137

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to alcohol and substance abuse

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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.69
Jun 21, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.485
substituted for a10725
Jun 16, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1894
Jun 13, 2016 referred to rules

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S8137 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10725
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§4902, 3216, 3221 & 4303, Ins L; amd §364-j, Soc Serv L; amd §§273 & 4902, Pub Health L; amd §§19.18-a & 22.09, Ment Hyg L; amd §2, Chap 32 of 2014

S8137 - Summary

Relates to utilization review program standards (Part A); relates to providing coverage for immediate access to a five day emergency supply of certain medications and prohibiting prior authorization for a prescription for buprenorphine for opioid addiction detoxification or maintenance treatment (Part B); relates to the heroin and opioid addition wraparound demonstration services program (Part C); relates to emergency services for persons intoxicated, impaired, or incapacitated by alcohol and/or substances (Part D).

S8137 - Sponsor Memo

S8137 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8137

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT, CARLUCCI -- (at request of the Governor) --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the insurance law and the public health law, in relation
  to  utilization review program standards (Part A); to amend the insur-
  ance law, in relation to providing coverage for immediate access to  a
  five  day  emergency supply of certain medication; to amend the social
  services law and the public health law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting
  prior  authorization  for  a prescription for buprenorphine for opioid
  addiction detoxification or maintenance treatment (Part B);  to  amend
  the mental hygiene law, in relation to the heroin and opioid addiction
  wraparound  demonstration services program; and to amend chapter 32 of
  the laws of 2014, amending the mental  hygiene  law  relating  to  the
  heroin and opioid addiction wraparound services demonstration program,
  in  relation  to  the effectiveness thereof (Part C); and to amend the
  mental hygiene law, in relation  to  emergency  services  for  persons
  intoxicated,  impaired,  or incapacitated by alcohol and/or substances
  (Part D)

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

  Section  1.  This  act enacts into law major components of legislation
related to the treatment of heroin and opioid addictions. Each component
is wholly contained within a Part identified as Parts A through  D.  The
effective  date for each particular provision contained within such Part
is set forth in the last section of such  Part.  Any  provision  in  any
section  contained  within  a  Part, including the effective date of the
Part, which makes a reference to a section "of this act", when  used  in
connection  with  that particular component, shall be deemed to mean and
refer to the corresponding section of the Part in  which  it  is  found.
Section  three of this act sets forth the general effective date of this
act.

                                 PART A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD12085-01-6

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