senate Bill S7301

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires persons providing substance abuse treatment or counseling to complete training in medication assisted treatment

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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
Nov 28, 2016 approval memo.19
signed chap.493
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.246
substituted for a10294
May 17, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2016 1st report cal.639
Apr 13, 2016 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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S7301 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10294
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง19.31, Ment Hyg L

S7301 - Summary

Requires persons providing substance abuse treatment or counseling to complete training in medication assisted treatment.

S7301 - Sponsor Memo

S7301 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7301

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  AMEDORE,  MURPHY,  ORTT -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcohol-
  ism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring certain
  persons providing substance abuse treatment on counseling to  complete
  training in medication assisted treatment

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

  Section 1. The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a  new  section
19.31 to read as follows:
S 19.31 MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT TRAINING REQUIREMENT.
  EVERY  PERSON  WHO  IS  A  CREDENTIALED ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
COUNSELOR PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION 19.07 OF  THIS  ARTICLE
OR  A QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL WHO PROVIDES TREATMENT OR COUN-
SELING SERVICES AT A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER FACILITY,  AT  A  SCHOOL  OR
PURSUANT  TO  THE  DRUG  ADDICTION  TREATMENT ACT OF 2000, SHALL, WITHIN
EIGHTEEN MONTHS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION OR WITHIN ONE YEAR
OF COMMENCING THE PROVISION OF ANY SUCH TREATMENT OR COUNSELING,  WHICH-
EVER  SHALL  BE  LATER,  SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETE  A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION
RELATING TO MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT APPROVED BY THE OFFICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
ing  the date on which it shall have become a law. Provided, that effec-
tive immediately, the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any  rule  or
regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective
date  is  authorized  and directed to be made and completed on or before
such effective date.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13640-02-6