assembly Bill A355A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.731
substituted for a355a
Jun 01, 2016 substituted by s4348a
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.731
May 23, 2016 reported
Feb 22, 2016 print number 355a
Feb 22, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Feb 19, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.20
Feb 10, 2015 reported
Jan 07, 2015 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 26, 2016 - Health committee Vote

S4348A
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Health committee Vote

S4348
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A355 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4348
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8176
2013-2014: A1124, S7660

A355 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction.

A355 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   355

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, ORTIZ, HOOPER -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A.  CLARK, DINOWITZ, DiPIETRO, PERRY, RIVERA  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the prescription
  pain medication awareness program and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  3309-a  of  the  public  health law, as added by
section 52 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2012,  subparagraphs
(i),  (ii)  and  (iii)  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as amended and
subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as added by  section
1  and subdivisions 3 and 4 as amended by section 2 of part D of chapter
447 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3309-a. Prescription pain medication awareness program. 1. There  is
hereby  established within the department a prescription pain medication
awareness program to educate the public and  health  care  practitioners
about  the  risks  associated  with  prescribing  and  taking controlled
substance pain medications.
  2. Within the amounts appropriated, the commissioner, in  consultation
with  the  commissioner  of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse
services, shall[:
  (a) Develop] DEVELOP and  conduct  a  public  health  education  media
campaign  designed  to  alert  youth, parents and the general population
about the risks associated with prescription pain  medications  and  the
need  to  properly  dispose of any unused medication. In developing this
campaign, the  commissioner  shall  consult  with  and  use  information
provided  by  the  work  group established pursuant to subdivision [(b)]
FOUR of this section and other relevant professional organizations.  The
campaign  shall  include  an  internet website providing information for

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

Co-Sponsors

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A355A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4348
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8176
2013-2014: A1124, S7660

A355A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the commissioner of health to establish standards, and review and implement requirements for the performance of continuing medical education on pain management, palliative care and addiction.

A355A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 355--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, GOTTFRIED, ORTIZ, HOOPER, MOSLEY,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, JAFFEE, PEOPLES-STOKES, RYAN, THIELE,  KEARNS,  KAMINSKY,
  JEAN-PIERRE,  RAMOS,  CUSICK, WOERNER, PAULIN, BICHOTTE, BARRON, RICH-
  ARDSON -- Multi-Sponsored by --  M.  of  A.  ARROYO,  CERETTO,  CLARK,
  DINOWITZ,  GALEF,  MURRAY, PERRY, RIVERA, SALADINO, SIMON -- read once
  and referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to the  Commit-
  tee  on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  the  prescription
  pain  medication  awareness  program;  and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section  3309-a  of  the  public  health law, as added by
section 52 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws  of  2012,  subparagraphs
(i),  (ii)  and  (iii)  of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as amended and
subparagraph (iv) of paragraph (b) of subdivision 2 as added by  section
1  and subdivisions 3 and 4 as amended by section 2 of part D of chapter
447 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 3309-a. Prescription pain medication awareness program. 1. There  is
hereby  established within the department a prescription pain medication
awareness program to educate the public and  health  care  practitioners
about  the  risks  associated  with  prescribing  and  taking controlled
substance pain medications.
  2. Within the amounts appropriated, the commissioner, in  consultation
with  the  commissioner  of the office of alcoholism and substance abuse
services, shall[:
  (a) Develop] DEVELOP and  conduct  a  public  health  education  media
campaign  designed  to  alert  youth, parents and the general population

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

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