senate Bill S981

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring certain persons providing substance abuse treatment on counseling to complete training in medication assisted treatment

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A373 - 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
Feb 01, 2017 signed chap.2
Jan 24, 2017 delivered to governor
Jan 17, 2017 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.14
substituted for s981
Jan 17, 2017 substituted by a373
Jan 09, 2017 ordered to third reading cal.14
Jan 05, 2017 referred to rules

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S981 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A373
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.31, Ment Hyg L (as proposed in S.7301 & A.10294)
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S8234, A10758

S981 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring certain persons providing substance abuse treatment or counseling to complete training in medication assisted treatment.

S981 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S981 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   981

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 5, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. AMEDORE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to requiring certain
  persons providing substance abuse treatment on counseling to  complete
  training in medication assisted treatment

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

  Section 1. Section 19.31 of the mental hygiene  law,  as  added  by  a
chapter  of the laws of 2016 amending the mental hygiene law relating to
requiring certain persons providing substance abuse treatment  on  coun-
seling  to  complete  training  in  medication  assisted  treatment,  as
proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 7301 and A. 10294,  is  amended
to read as follows:
§ 19.31 Medication assisted treatment training requirement.
  Every  person  who  is  a  credentialed alcoholism and substance abuse
counselor pursuant to subdivision (d) of section 19.07 of  this  article
[or  a  qualified  health  care  professional] who provides treatment or
counseling services at a substance use disorder facility, [at  a  school
or  pursuant to the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000,] shall, within
eighteen months of the effective date of this section or within one year
of commencing the provision of any such treatment or counseling,  which-
ever  shall  be  later,  successfully  complete  a course of instruction
relating to medication assisted treatment approved by the office.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner  as a chapter of the laws of 2016 amending the mental hygiene law
relating to requiring certain persons providing substance  abuse  treat-
ment  on  counseling  to complete training in medication assisted treat-
ment, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S.  7301  and  A.  10294,
takes effect.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07073-01-7

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