senate Bill S4348A

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
May 17, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 02, 2016 advanced to third reading
Feb 01, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 26, 2016 1st report cal.79
Jan 20, 2016 print number 4348a
Jan 20, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 25, 2015 referred to health
delivered to assembly
Jun 09, 2015 passed senate
May 27, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2015 1st report cal.822
Mar 16, 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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Co-Sponsors

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S4348 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A355A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7660, A1124A
2011-2012: A8176A

S4348 - 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.

S4348 - Sponsor Memo

S4348 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4348

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, MURPHY -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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
parents,  children and health care professionals on the risks associated
with taking opioids and resources available to those needing  assistance

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04123-01-5

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S4348A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A355A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7660, A1124A
2011-2012: A8176A

S4348A (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.

S4348A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4348A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4348--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  MURPHY, GALLIVAN, KENNEDY, O'MARA, ORTT,
  PANEPINTO, RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed
  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee  on Health -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Health in accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --
  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
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
parents, children and health care professionals on the risks  associated

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