senate Bill S5627

Signed By Governor
2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the disclosure of the list of practitioners registered to certify patients for the use of medical marihuana

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Current Bill Status - 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
Nov 29, 2017 signed chap.438
Nov 17, 2017 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2017 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.399
substituted for a2882
Jun 20, 2017 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2039
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 21, 2017 referred to health

S5627 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2882
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3369, Pub Health L

S5627 - 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 - Sponsor Memo

S5627 - 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.
  S 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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