assembly Bill A10991A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes an online directory for distributors of opioid antagonists

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 30, 2018 print number 10991a
May 30, 2018 amend and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
reference changed to alcoholism and drug abuse
May 29, 2018 referred to mental health

A10991 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A307

A10991 - Summary

Directs the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to maintain an online directory of distributors of opioid antagonists.

A10991 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10991

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Mental Health

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  office  of  alcoholism  and  substance  abuse  services to maintain an
  online directory of distributors of opioid antagonists

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

  Section  1.  Section  19.09  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K)(1) THE OFFICE SHALL MAINTAIN ON ITS WEBSITE A  PUBLICLY  AVAILABLE
DIRECTORY  OF  ALL  DISTRIBUTORS  OF  OPIOID  ANTAGONISTS TO THE PUBLIC,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PHARMACIES, PREVENTION PROGRAMS  AND  NOT-
FOR-PROFITS. AS USED IN THIS SUBDIVISION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE
THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  (I)  "OPIOID"  MEANS  AN  OPIATE  AS  DEFINED  IN SECTION THIRTY-THREE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  (II) "OPIOID ANTAGONIST" MEANS A FEDERAL  FOOD  AND  DRUG  ADMINISTRA-
TION-APPROVED  DRUG  THAT,  WHEN ADMINISTERED, NEGATES OR NEUTRALIZES IN
WHOLE OR IN PART THE PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF AN OPIOID IN  THE  BODY.
THE  OPIOID ANTAGONIST SHALL BE LIMITED TO NALOXONE OR OTHER MEDICATIONS
APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (2) THE DIRECTORY REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL  INCLUDE  AND  BE
SEARCHABLE BY THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (I) ADDRESSES OF EACH DISTRIBUTOR OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS;
  (II)  CONTACT  INFORMATION,  SUCH AS PHONE NUMBERS OR EMAIL ADDRESSES,
FOR EACH DISTRIBUTOR;
  (III) SERVICES OFFERED BY EACH DISTRIBUTOR AT EACH  LOCATION  IF  MORE
THAN  ONE, AS WELL AS INFORMATION PROVIDING WHICH OPIOID ANTAGONISTS ARE
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT EACH DISTRIBUTOR;
  (IV) SPECIAL POPULATIONS SERVED;
  (V) INSURANCE PROVIDERS ACCEPTED;
  (VI) HOURS OF OPERATION OF EACH DISTRIBUTOR;
  (VII) CONTACT INFORMATION OF OPIOID ADDICTION PREVENTION PROGRAMS; AND
  (VIII) ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS NECESSARY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A10991A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A307

A10991A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to maintain an online directory of distributors of opioid antagonists.

A10991A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10991--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Mental Health -- reference changed to  the  Committee  on
  Alcoholism  and  Drug  Abuse  --  committee  discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  office  of  alcoholism  and  substance  abuse  services to maintain an
  online directory of distributors of opioid antagonists

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

  Section  1.  Section  19.09  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K)(1) THE OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH,
SHALL  MAINTAIN  ON  ITS  WEBSITE  A PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DIRECTORY OF ALL
DISTRIBUTORS OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS TO  THE  PUBLIC,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO, PHARMACIES, PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS. AS USED
IN  THIS SUBDIVISION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  (I) "OPIOID" MEANS  AN  OPIATE  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  (II)  "OPIOID  ANTAGONIST"  MEANS  A FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRA-
TION-APPROVED DRUG THAT, WHEN ADMINISTERED, NEGATES  OR  NEUTRALIZES  IN
WHOLE  OR  IN PART THE PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF AN OPIOID IN THE BODY.
THE OPIOID ANTAGONIST SHALL BE LIMITED TO NALOXONE OR OTHER  MEDICATIONS
APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (2)  THE  DIRECTORY  REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL INCLUDE AND BE
SEARCHABLE BY THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (I) ADDRESSES OF EACH DISTRIBUTOR OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS;
  (II) CONTACT INFORMATION, SUCH AS PHONE NUMBERS  OR  EMAIL  ADDRESSES,
FOR EACH DISTRIBUTOR;
  (III)  SERVICES  OFFERED  BY EACH DISTRIBUTOR AT EACH LOCATION IF MORE
THAN ONE, AS WELL AS INFORMATION PROVIDING WHICH OPIOID ANTAGONISTS  ARE
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT EACH DISTRIBUTOR;
  (IV) SPECIAL POPULATIONS SERVED;
  (V) INSURANCE PROVIDERS ACCEPTED;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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