assembly Bill A387B

Vetoed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to disposal sites operated by pharmacies

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Current Bill Status Via S6750 - Vetoed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 18, 2017 vetoed memo.247
Dec 06, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.86
substituted for a387b
Jun 21, 2017 substituted by s6750
Jun 15, 2017 amended on third reading 387b
May 22, 2017 amended on third reading 387a
Mar 02, 2017 advanced to third reading cal.86
Mar 01, 2017 reported
Jan 09, 2017 referred to health

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A387 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6750
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3343-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9883A

A387 - Summary

Requires chain pharmacies to operate a safe disposal site for unused controlled substances.

A387 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   387

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. GUNTHER, GOTTFRIED, MOSLEY, KAVANAGH -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. WALKER --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to disposal sites
  operated by pharmacies

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 3343-b of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 379 of the laws of 2015,  is  amended  and  a  new
subdivision 4 is added to read as follows:
  3. Disposal sites shall be operated by law enforcement agencies, phar-
macies THAT DO NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF "CHAIN PHARMACY" AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF  THIS  SECTION, and other Federal Drug Enforcement
Administration authorized collectors on a voluntary  basis.  Nothing  in
this  section  shall  require  any political subdivision of the state to
participate in the program established in this section.
  4. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "CHAIN PHARMACY" SHALL  MEAN  ANY
PHARMACY  THAT  IS  PART OF A GROUP OF FOUR OR MORE ESTABLISHMENTS THAT:
(A) CONDUCT BUSINESS UNDER THE SAME BUSINESS NAME, OR (B) OPERATE  UNDER
COMMON OWNERSHIP OR MANAGEMENT OR PURSUANT TO A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH
THE  SAME  FRANCHISOR. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE ANY CHAIN PHARMACY
OPERATING IN THE STATE TO  OPERATE  A  SAFE  DISPOSAL  SITE  FOR  UNUSED
CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCES  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION AND FEDERAL LAW
AND REGULATIONS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect six months after it shall have  become
a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03748-01-7

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A387A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6750
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3343-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9883A

A387A - Summary

Requires chain pharmacies to operate a safe disposal site for unused controlled substances.

A387A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 387--A
                                                         Cal. No. 86

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GUNTHER, GOTTFRIED, MOSLEY, KAVANAGH, HUNTER,
  THIELE, GALEF, SEPULVEDA, ROSENTHAL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
  LUPARDO,  McDONOUGH, WALKER -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health -- reported from committee, advanced  to  a  third  reading,
  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place on the order of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in  relation  to  disposal  sites
  operated by pharmacies

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 3343-b of the public  health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter 379 of the laws of 2015, is amended and two new
subdivisions 4 and 5 are added to read as follows:
  3. Disposal sites shall be operated by law enforcement agencies, phar-
macies THAT DO NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF "CHAIN PHARMACY" AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION, and  other  Federal  Drug  Enforcement
Administration  authorized  collectors  on a voluntary basis. Nothing in
this section shall require any political subdivision  of  the  state  to
participate in the program established in this section.
  4.  IT  IS  THE POLICY OF THE STATE TO EXPAND DRUG DISPOSAL OPTIONS TO
KEEP UNUSED MEDICATIONS FROM BEING  MISUSED.  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THIS
POLICY,  CHAIN PHARMACIES DISPENSING SUCH MEDICATIONS SHALL ALSO COLLECT
SUCH MEDICATIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION. FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF
THIS SECTION, "CHAIN PHARMACY" SHALL MEAN ANY PHARMACY THAT IS PART OF A
GROUP OF TEN OR MORE ESTABLISHMENTS THAT: (A) CONDUCT BUSINESS UNDER THE
SAME  BUSINESS NAME, OR (B) OPERATE UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR MANAGEMENT
OR PURSUANT TO A FRANCHISE  AGREEMENT  WITH  THE  SAME  FRANCHISOR.  THE
COMMISSIONER  SHALL REQUIRE ANY CHAIN PHARMACY OPERATING IN THE STATE TO
BECOME AN AUTHORIZED COLLECTOR WITH THE FEDERAL DRUG ENFORCEMENT  ADMIN-
ISTRATION  FOR  PURPOSES OF COLLECTING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES THROUGH USE
OF A COLLECTION RECEPTACLE, MAIL-BACK PROGRAM OR OTHER DRUG  ENFORCEMENT

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

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A387B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6750
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3343-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A9883A

A387B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires chain pharmacies to operate a safe disposal site for unused controlled substances.

A387B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 387--B
                                                         Cal. No. 86

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GUNTHER, GOTTFRIED, MOSLEY, KAVANAGH, HUNTER,
  THIELE, GALEF, SEPULVEDA, ROSENTHAL, COLTON, MAYER --  Multi-Sponsored
  by  --  M. of A.  LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, WALKER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Health -- reported from committee, advanced  to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place on
  the order of third reading -- again amended on third reading,  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place on the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to disposal sites
  operated by pharmacies

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3 of section 3343-b of the public health law,
as amended by chapter 379 of the laws of 2015, is amended and  five  new
subdivisions 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 are added to read as follows:
  3. Disposal sites shall be operated by law enforcement agencies, phar-
macies THAT DO NOT MEET THE DEFINITION OF "CHAIN PHARMACY" AS DEFINED IN
SUBDIVISION  FOUR  OF  THIS  SECTION, and other Federal Drug Enforcement
Administration authorized collectors on a voluntary  basis.  Nothing  in
this  section  shall  require  any political subdivision of the state to
participate in the program established in this section.
  4. IT IS THE POLICY OF THE STATE TO EXPAND DRUG  DISPOSAL  OPTIONS  TO
KEEP  UNUSED  MEDICATIONS  FROM  BEING  MISUSED. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS
POLICY, CHAIN PHARMACIES DISPENSING SUCH MEDICATIONS SHALL ALSO  COLLECT
SUCH  MEDICATIONS  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION, "CHAIN PHARMACY" SHALL MEAN ANY PHARMACY THAT IS PART OF A
GROUP OF TEN OR MORE ESTABLISHMENTS THAT: (A) CONDUCT BUSINESS UNDER THE
SAME BUSINESS NAME, OR (B) OPERATE UNDER COMMON OWNERSHIP OR  MANAGEMENT
OR  PURSUANT  TO  A  FRANCHISE  AGREEMENT  WITH THE SAME FRANCHISOR. THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE ANY CHAIN PHARMACY OPERATING IN THE STATE  TO
PROVIDE  DRUG  DISPOSAL  OPTIONS  TO ITS CUSTOMERS, SEEKING FEDERAL DRUG
ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION APPROVAL AS NEEDED, FOR PURPOSES OF  COLLECT-

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

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