assembly Bill A3074A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Feb 15, 2017 print number 3074a
Feb 15, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 26, 2017 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A3074 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4326
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7837, S6725
2015-2016: A881, S8080
2019-2020: A3348, S379

A3074 - Summary

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs in counties with the most prevalent abuse of prescription opioids.

A3074 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3074

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. CYMBROWITZ, CRESPO, CUSICK, GOODELL -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M.   of A. ARROYO, BUCHWALD,  COOK,  CROUCH,  FARRELL,
  GUNTHER,  HIKIND,  HOOPER,  JAFFEE,  LUPINACCI,  MAGEE,  MOSLEY, MOYA,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, RA, RIVERA, TITUS -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the distribution
  of educational materials regarding the  misuse  of  and  addiction  to
  prescription drugs

  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  COMMISSIONER,  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
HEALTH, SHALL CREATE OR UTILIZE  EXISTING  EDUCATIONAL  MATERIALS  WHICH
SHALL INCLUDE INFORMATION REGARDING THE DANGERS OF MISUSE AND THE POTEN-
TIAL FOR ADDICTION TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, TREATMENT RESOURCES AVAILABLE,
AND  THE PROPER WAY TO DISPOSE OF UNUSED PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.  SUCH MATE-
RIALS SHALL BE MADE AVAILABLE TO PHARMACISTS AND MAY BE DISTRIBUTED WITH
ANY PRESCRIBED DRUG THAT IS  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE  BY  A  PHARMACIST
LICENSED  BY  THE  STATE  TO  DISPENSE  PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO THE PUBLIC
PURSUANT TO SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE OF THE EDUCATION  LAW.  THE
INFORMATION  CONTAINED  IN  SUCH  MATERIALS  SHALL ALSO BE POSTED ON THE
WEBSITE OF THE OFFICE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. SUCH MATERIALS SHALL
BE PROVIDED IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE
COMMISSIONERS.
  (2) UTILIZING DATA THAT IS AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, INFORMATION OBTAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED NINE-A OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW,  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  IDENTIFY THE COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE WHERE PRESCRIPTION OPIOID
ABUSE IS MOST PREVALENT. PHARMACISTS LICENSED BY THE STATE  TO  DISPENSE
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY BE NOTIFIED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSIONER

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

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A3074A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4326
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7837, S6725
2015-2016: A881, S8080
2019-2020: A3348, S379

A3074A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs in counties with the most prevalent abuse of prescription opioids.

A3074A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3074--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 26, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. CYMBROWITZ, CRESPO, CUSICK, GOODELL -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M.   of A. ARROYO, BUCHWALD,  COOK,  CROUCH,  FARRELL,
  GUNTHER,  HIKIND,  HOOPER,  JAFFEE,  LUPINACCI,  MAGEE,  MOSLEY, MOYA,
  PEOPLES-STOKES, RA, RIVERA, TITUS -- read once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Alcoholism and Drug Abuse -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the distribution
  in counties with the  most  prevalent  prescription  opioid  abuse  of
  educational  materials  regarding  the  misuse  of  and  addiction  to
  prescription drugs

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (j) of section 19.09 of the mental hygiene law
is amended by adding a new paragraph 4 to read as follows:
  (4) UTILIZING DATA THAT IS AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, INFORMATION OBTAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED NINE-A OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW,  THE  COMMISSIONER
SHALL  IDENTIFY THE COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE WHERE PRESCRIPTION OPIOID
ABUSE IS MOST PREVALENT. PHARMACISTS LICENSED BY THE STATE  TO  DISPENSE
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY BE NOTIFIED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSIONER
IN  COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ABOUT THE PREVALENCE OF
OPIOID ABUSE IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH  PHARMACISTS  ARE  LOCATED  AND
ENCOURAGE  THE  FACILITIES  WHERE  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  ARE DISPENSED TO
DISTRIBUTE MATERIALS CREATED OR UTILIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06246-02-7