assembly Bill A8774B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 04, 2018 reported referred to ways and means
May 30, 2018 print number 8774b
May 30, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to correction
Jan 03, 2018 referred to correction
Dec 20, 2017 print number 8774a
Dec 20, 2017 amend and recommit to correction
Nov 03, 2017 referred to correction

A8774 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8914
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625, amd §45, Cor L; add §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A833, S2161

A8774 - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails.

A8774 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8774

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the establishment  of
  a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  625
to read as follows:
  §  625.  MEDICATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1.
FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT"  MEANS  THE
USE  OF PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, METHADONE,
BUPRENORPHINE AND NALTREXONE, COMBINED WITH  COUNSELING  AND  BEHAVIORAL
THERAPIES,  AS  A  COMPREHENSIVE  APPROACH  TO  THE  TREATMENT OF OPIOID
ADDICTION.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO  BE  ADMINISTERED  AT
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IN THE STATE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYING MEDI-
CATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR INMATES IN SUCH FACILITIES WHO ARE UNDER-
GOING TREATMENT FOR OPIOID ADDICTION. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE  ACCESS
TO  METHADONE,  BUPRENORPHINE  AND  NALTREXONE  FOR  THE  DURATION OF AN
INMATE'S INCARCERATION.   AFTER A MEDICAL  SCREENING,  INMATES  WHO  ARE
DETERMINED  TO  SUFFER FROM OPIOID ADDICTION, SHALL BE OFFERED PLACEMENT
IN THE MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT PROGRAM. PLACEMENT IN SUCH  PROGRAM
SHALL  NOT  BE  MANDATORY.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE WEEKLY COUNSELING
SESSIONS FOR PARTICIPATING INMATES.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE
OF THIS SECTION AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, A REPORT TO THE  GOVERNOR,  THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY ON THE
EFFECTIVENESS  OF THE PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH
REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF SUCH PROGRAM  ON  THE
PARTICIPATING  INMATES,  INCLUDING FACTORS SUCH AS INSTITUTIONAL ADJUST-
MENT, BEHAVIOR INFRACTIONS, AND  PROGRAM  PARTICIPATION,  AMONG  RELATED

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

A8774A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8914
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625, amd §45, Cor L; add §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A833, S2161

A8774A - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails.

A8774A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8774--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the establishment  of
  a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  625
to read as follows:
  §  625.  MEDICATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1.
FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION "MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT"  MEANS  THE
USE  OF PRESCRIBED MEDICATIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, METHADONE,
BUPRENORPHINE AND NALTREXONE, COMBINED WITH  COUNSELING  AND  BEHAVIORAL
THERAPIES,  AS  A  COMPREHENSIVE  APPROACH  TO  THE  TREATMENT OF OPIOID
ADDICTION.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO  BE  ADMINISTERED  AT
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES IN THE STATE, FOR THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYING MEDI-
CATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR INMATES IN SUCH FACILITIES WHO ARE UNDER-
GOING TREATMENT FOR OPIOID ADDICTION. SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE  ACCESS
TO  METHADONE,  BUPRENORPHINE  AND  NALTREXONE  FOR  THE  DURATION OF AN
INMATE'S INCARCERATION.   AFTER A MEDICAL  SCREENING,  INMATES  WHO  ARE
DETERMINED  TO  SUFFER FROM OPIOID ADDICTION, SHALL BE OFFERED PLACEMENT
IN THE MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT PROGRAM. PLACEMENT IN SUCH  PROGRAM
SHALL  NOT  BE  MANDATORY.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE WEEKLY COUNSELING
SESSIONS FOR PARTICIPATING INMATES.
  3. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL SUBMIT WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE
OF THIS SECTION AND ANNUALLY THEREAFTER, A REPORT TO THE  GOVERNOR,  THE
TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY ON THE
EFFECTIVENESS  OF THE PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH
REPORTS SHALL INCLUDE AN ANALYSIS OF THE IMPACT OF SUCH PROGRAM  ON  THE
PARTICIPATING  INMATES,  INCLUDING FACTORS SUCH AS INSTITUTIONAL ADJUST-

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

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A8774B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8914
Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §625, amd §45, Cor L; add §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A833, S2161

A8774B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails.

A8774B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8774--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Correction -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to  the  Committee  on  Correction in accordance with Assembly Rule 3,
  sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the establishment of
  a program for the use of medication assisted  treatment  for  inmates;
  and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the implementation
  of substance use disorder treatment and transition services in jails

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  625
to read as follows:
  §  625.  MEDICATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1.
FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  "MEDICATION  ASSISTED  TREATMENT"  MEANS
TREATMENT  OF  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  OR ABUSE AND CONCOMITANT CONDITIONS
WITH MEDICATIONS REQUIRING A PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER  FROM  AN  AUTHORIZED
PRESCRIBING PROFESSIONAL.
  2.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM
AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO  BE  ADMINIS-
TERED AT CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE, FOR
THE  PURPOSE  OF  EMPLOYING MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR INMATES IN
SUCH FACILITIES WHO ARE UNDERGOING TREATMENT FOR A SUBSTANCE USE  DISOR-
DER.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE ALL FORMS OF MEDICATION ASSISTED TREAT-
MENTS  APPROVED  FOR  THE  TREATMENT  OF A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BY THE
FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR THE  DURATION  OF  AN  INMATE'S
INCARCERATION  AND  SHALL  PROVIDE  AN INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT PLAN FOR
EACH PARTICIPANT.  AFTER A MEDICAL SCREENING, INMATES WHO ARE DETERMINED
TO SUFFER  FROM  A  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER,  FOR  WHICH  FDA  APPROVED
ADDICTION MEDICATIONS EXIST SHALL BE OFFERED PLACEMENT IN THE MEDICATION

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

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