senate Bill S5629

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to conditions permitting the use of medical marihuana

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A7006 - Signed by Governor

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2017 signed chap.403
Nov 10, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.903
substituted for s5629
Jun 20, 2017 substituted by a7006
May 15, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2017 1st report cal.903
Apr 21, 2017 referred to health


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S5629 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3360, Pub Health L

S5629 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes post-traumatic stress disorder as a condition permitting the use of medical marihuana.

S5629 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5629 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 21, 2017

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- 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 conditions permit-
  ting the use of medical marihuana


  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  7 of section 3360 of the
public health law, as added by chapter  90  of  the  laws  of  2014,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Serious condition" means:
  (i)  having one of the following severe debilitating or life-threaten-
ing conditions: cancer, positive status for human immunodeficiency virus
or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, amyotrophic  lateral  sclerosis,
Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the nervous tissue of
the  spinal  cord  with objective neurological indication of intractable
spasticity,  epilepsy,   inflammatory   bowel   disease,   neuropathies,
Huntington's disease, POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, or as added by the
commissioner; and
  (ii) any of the following conditions where it is clinically associated
with,  or  a  complication  of,  a condition under this paragraph or its
treatment: cachexia or wasting syndrome; severe or chronic pain;  severe
nausea; seizures; severe or persistent muscle spasms; or such conditions
as are added by the commissioner.
  §  2. This act shall take effect immediately; provided that the amend-
ments to title 5-A of article 33  of  the  public  health  law  made  by
section  one  of  this act shall not affect the repeal of such title and
shall be deemed repealed therewith.

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


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