|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 22, 2016||signed chap.70|
|Jun 21, 2016||delivered to governor|
|Jun 17, 2016||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading rules cal.486
substituted for a10726
|Jun 16, 2016||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1895
|Jun 13, 2016||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8138Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S8138 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §6509-d, Ed L; amd §3309, add §2803-u, Pub Health L
S8138 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8138 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to providing limited exemptions from professional misconduct (Part A); to amend the public health law, in relation to reporting opioid overdose data to the counties (Part B); and to amend the public health law, in relation to hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures (Part C) PURPOSE OF THE BILL : This bill would 1) empower professionals to administer emergency assistance to individuals, 2) require enhanced data collection and reporting on heroin and opioid overdoses and 3) require hospitals to educate individuals about available treatment services. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Part A Section 1 would amend the education law by adding a new § 6509-d to allow certain trained licensed professionals, such as social workers, to administer opioid overdose reversal medication without risk to their professional license. Section 2 would make the bill effective immediately.
S8138 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8138 I N S E N A T E June 14, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. AMEDORE -- (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 education law, in relation to providing limited exemptions from professional misconduct (Part A); to amend the public health law, in relation to reporting opioid overdose data to the coun- ties (Part B); and to amend the public health law, in relation to hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures (Part C) 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 addressing the issue of heroin and opioid addictions. Each component is wholly contained within a Part identified as Parts A through C. 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 effec- tive 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 Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6509-d to read as follows: S 6509-D. LIMITED EXEMPTION FROM PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT. NOTWITH- STANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, IT SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT PURSUANT TO THIS SUB-ARTICLE FOR ANY PERSON WHO IS LICENSED UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER AND WHO WOULD OTHERWISE BE PROHIBITED FROM PRESCRIBING OR ADMINISTERING DRUGS PURSUANT TO THE ARTICLE THAT LICENSES SUCH INDIVIDUAL, TO ADMINISTER AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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