senate Bill S7354

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the drug take back act

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 25, 2018 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 23, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jan 22, 2018 2nd report cal.
Jan 17, 2018 1st report cal.202
Jan 09, 2018 referred to health

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S7354 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 2-B §§290 - 294, amd §3343-b, Pub Health L

S7354 - Summary

Enacts the drug take back act requiring certain manufacturers to operate a drug take back program to accept and dispose of covered drugs.

S7354 - Sponsor Memo

S7354 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7354

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, O'MARA -- 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 enacting the  drug
  take back act

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "drug  take
back act."
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new article 2-B to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 2-B
                             DRUG TAKE BACK
SECTION 290. DEFINITIONS.
        291. DRUG TAKE BACK.
        292. COLLECTION.
        293. VIOLATIONS.
        294. JURISDICTION.
  S 290. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEAR-
LY REQUIRES OTHERWISE:
  1. "AUTHORIZED COLLECTOR" MEANS: (A) A PERSON, COMPANY, CORPORATION OR
OTHER ENTITY THAT IS REGISTERED WITH THE UNITED STATES DRUG  ENFORCEMENT
ADMINISTRATION TO COLLECT CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES FOR THE PURPOSES OF SAFE
DISPOSAL  AND  DESTRUCTION;  (B) A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY; (C) A MUNICI-
PALITY; OR (D) A PERSON, COMPANY, CORPORATION OR OTHER ENTITY AUTHORIZED
BY THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE COLLECTION METHODS FOR  COVERED
DRUGS THAT ARE NOT CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
  2.  "COVERED  DRUG"  MEANS ANY SUBSTANCE RECOGNIZED AS A DRUG UNDER 21
USC S 321(G)(1), AS AMENDED, THAT IS SOLD, OFFERED FOR SALE OR DISPENSED
IN THE STATE, WHETHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH  A  WHOLESALER,  IN  ANY  FORM
INCLUDING  PRESCRIPTION  AND  NONPRESCRIPTION  DRUGS,  DRUGS  IN MEDICAL
DEVICES AND COMBINATION PRODUCTS, BRAND AND GENERIC DRUGS AND DRUGS  FOR
VETERINARY  USE;  PROVIDED  HOWEVER, COVERED DRUG SHALL NOT INCLUDE: (A)
VITAMINS OR  SUPPLEMENTS;  (B)  HERBAL-BASED  REMEDIES  AND  HOMEOPATHIC
DRUGS, PRODUCTS OR REMEDIES; (C) COSMETICS, SOAP (WITH OR WITHOUT GERMI-

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

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