senate Bill S8138

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to providing limited exemptions from professional misconduct, reporting opioid overdose data to the counties, and hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures

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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.70
Jun 21, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.486
substituted for a10726
Jun 16, 2016 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1895
Jun 13, 2016 referred to rules

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S8138 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10726
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6509-d, Ed L; amd §3309, add §2803-u, Pub Health L

S8138 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to providing limited exemptions from professional misconduct (Part A); relates to reporting opioid overdose data to the counties (Part B); relates to hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures (Part C).

S8138 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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