senate Bill S8148A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2018 print number 8148a
Jun 14, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to health
Apr 09, 2018 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S8148 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10588
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3360, 3362, 3363, 3364, 3365 & 3367, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2059, A1131

S8148 - Summary

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver; relates to medical marihuana research.

S8148 - Sponsor Memo

S8148 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8148

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SAVINO, BAILEY -- 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  the  approval  of
  laboratories and dispensing sites for medical marihuana

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 3364 of the public health law,  as
added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  Each  registered  organization  shall contract with an independent
laboratory to test the medical  marihuana  produced  by  the  registered
organization.  The commissioner shall approve the laboratory and require
that the laboratory report testing results in a manner determined by the
commissioner. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE AT LEAST THREE SUCH LABORA-
TORIES BY JANUARY 1, 2019. The commissioner is authorized to issue regu-
lation requiring [the] EACH laboratory  to  perform  certain  tests  and
services.
  §  2. Subdivision 9 of section 3365 of the public health law, as added
by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
  9. The commissioner shall register no more than [five] TEN  registered
organizations  that  manufacture  medical  marihuana  with  no more than
[four] TWENTY-FIVE dispensing sites wholly owned and  operated  by  EACH
such  registered  organization.  The commissioner shall ensure that such
registered  organizations  and  dispensing  sites   are   geographically
distributed  across  the  state[. The commission may register additional
registered organizations], WITH EACH REGISTERED ORGANIZATION ALLOWED  TO
OPERATE:
  A.  NO  MORE  THAN  SEVEN  DISPENSING SITES IN TOTAL IN THE BINGHAMTON
REGION, THE CAPITAL DISTRICT-CHAMPLAIN REGION, THE  ELMIRA  REGION,  THE
MID-HUDSON  REGION,  THE  MOHAWK VALLEY REGION, THE NIAGARA-SOUTHWESTERN
REGION, THE NORTHERN REGION, THE  ROCHESTER  REGION,  AND  THE  SYRACUSE
REGION,  WHERE SUCH REGIONS ARE DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF
THE BANKING LAW;
  B. NO MORE THAN TWO DISPENSING SITES IN THE COUNTY OF NASSAU;
  C. NO MORE THAN ONE DISPENSING SITE IN THE COUNTY OF SUFFOLK;

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

Co-Sponsors

S8148A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10588
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3360, 3362, 3363, 3364, 3365 & 3367, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2059, A1131

S8148A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver; relates to medical marihuana research.

S8148A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8148A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8148--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SAVINO, BAILEY, BROOKS, COMRIE, PARKER -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on  Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  allowing  for
  facility  caregivers  to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner
  to that of a designated caregiver

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 12 of section 3360 of the public health law, as
added  by  chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended and a new subdivi-
sion 19 is added to read as follows:
  12. "Practitioner" means a  practitioner  who  (i)  is  [a  physician]
AUTHORIZED  BY  THIS  ARTICLE  TO  PRESCRIBE  A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, IS
licensed [by New York state and practicing within the state]  OR  OTHER-
WISE  AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND
IS ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE,  (ii)  [who]  by
training  or  experience  is  qualified  to treat a serious condition as
defined in subdivision seven of this section; and (iii) has completed  a
two  to four hour course as determined by the commissioner in regulation
and registered with the department;  provided  however,  a  registration
shall  not  be  denied without cause. Such course may count toward board
certification requirements.  [The commissioner shall consider the inclu-
sion of nurse practitioners under this title based  upon  considerations
including  access and availability. After such consideration the commis-
sioner is authorized to deem nurse practitioners as practitioners  under
this title.]
  19.  "MEDICAL  MARIHUANA  RESEARCH  PROGRAM" MEANS A MEDICAL MARIHUANA
RESEARCH PROGRAM UNDER SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED
SIXTY-SEVEN OF THIS TITLE.
  § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 3360 of the public health law, as  added
by  chapter  90 of the laws of 2014, is amended and two new subdivisions
20 and 21 are added to read as follows:

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

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