|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Nov 29, 2017||signed chap.438|
|Nov 17, 2017||delivered to governor|
|Jun 21, 2017||returned to senate|
ordered to third reading cal.399
substituted for a2882
|Jun 20, 2017||referred to ways and means|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.2039
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Apr 21, 2017||referred to health|
senate Bill S5627Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S5627 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5627 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to the disclosure of the list of practitioners registered to certify patients for the use of medical marihuana; provides that if the practitioner notifies the department in writing that he or she does not want his or her name and other information disclosed, such information shall not be provided on the website.
S5627 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5627 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to disclosure of the list of practitioners registered to certify patients for the use of medical marihuana PURPOSE : To require that the name and other information relating to practitioners registered to certify patients for medical marihuana be publicly available. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1: Amends section 3369 of the Public Health Law by adding a new subdivision 4, paragraph (b), requiring that the name, contact information, and other information relating to practitioners registered with the department to certify patients for medical marihuana shall be public information; requires that this information be maintained on the department's website in searchable form; and allows practitioners to opt-out in writing if they do not wish their information to be public. Section 2: Effective 60 days after it becomes a law.
S5627 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5627 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 21, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SAVINO -- 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 disclosure of the list of practitioners registered to certify patients for the use of medical marihuana THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 3369 of the public health law, as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: 4. (A) Certification applications, certification forms, any certified patient information contained within a database, and copies of registry identification cards shall be deemed exempt from public disclosure under sections eighty-seven and eighty-nine of the public officers law. (B) THE NAME, CONTACT INFORMATION, AND OTHER INFORMATION RELATING TO PRACTITIONERS REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL BE PUBLIC INFORMATION AND SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE COMMISSIONER ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC IN SEARCHABLE FORM. HOWEV- ER, IF A PRACTITIONER NOTIFIES THE DEPARTMENT IN WRITING THAT HE OR SHE DOES NOT WANT HIS OR HER NAME AND OTHER INFORMATION DISCLOSED, THAT PRACTITIONER'S NAME AND OTHER INFORMATION SHALL THEREAFTER NOT BE PUBLIC INFORMATION OR MAINTAINED ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE, UNLESS THE PRAC- TITIONER CANCELS THE REQUEST. § 2. This act shall take effect sixty days after it shall become a law; provided that effective immediately: (a) the addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed on or before such effective date; and (b) practitioners may make requests under paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of section 3369 of the public health law, as added by section one of this act. Provided further, that the amendments to subdivision 4 of section 3369 of the EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05534-01-7
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