assembly Bill A9869

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to adding autism as a covered condition for medical marihuana

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Apr 26, 2018 advanced to third reading cal.815
Apr 24, 2018 reported
Feb 15, 2018 referred to health


A9869 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3360, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A1616
2021-2022: A1150

A9869 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adding autism as a covered condition for lawful medical use of marihuana.

A9869 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 15, 2018

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to adding autism to
  the list of conditions covered for lawful medical use of marihuana


  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i)  of  paragraph  (a) of subdivision 7 of
section 3360 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 403 of  the
laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (i)  having one of the following severe debilitating or life-threaten-
ing conditions: cancer, AUTISM, positive status for human  immunodefici-
ency  virus  or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, amyotrophic lateral
sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the  nerv-
ous  tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of
intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel  disease,  neuropa-
thies, Huntington's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, or as added
by the commissioner; and
  §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that
the amendments to section 3360 of the public health law made by  section
one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be
deemed repealed therewith.

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