senate Bill S8600

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of opioid treatment services by certain entities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2018 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2018 amended on third reading 8600a
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1429
May 10, 2018 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

Votes

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May 31, 2018 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 31, 2018

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Co-Sponsors

S8600 - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §32.31, Ment Hyg L

S8600 - Summary

Authorizes the provision of opioid treatment services by certain entities including corporations owned by another corporation in order to increase consumer accessibility to opioid treatment services in geographic areas determined by the commissioner to be in need of such services.

S8600 - Sponsor Memo

S8600 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8600

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AMEDORE, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Alcoholism  and
  Drug Abuse

AN  ACT  to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to establishing an
  opioid treatment services demonstration program

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

  Section  1. Subdivision (d) of section 32.31 of the mental hygiene law
is amended by adding a new paragraph 7 to read as follows:
  7. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF THIS  SUBDIVISION  OR  ANY  OTHER
RULE  OR  REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL IMPLEMENT A
DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM  TO  INCREASE  CONSUMER  ACCESSIBILITY  TO  OPIOID
TREATMENT SERVICES IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO
BE IN NEED OF SUCH SERVICES. IN IMPLEMENTING SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM,
THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY  APPROVE  AN APPLICATION BY A FACILITY SEEKING TO
PROVIDE OPIOID TREATMENT SERVICES THAT WOULD BE  OPERATED  BY  A  CORPO-
RATION,  THE  STOCK OF WHICH IS OWNED BY ANOTHER CORPORATION, OR A PART-
NERSHIP OR LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY WITH MEMBERS THAT ARE  NOT  NATURAL
PERSONS,  PROVIDED  THAT THE APPLICANT, THE APPLICANT'S PRINCIPAL STOCK-
HOLDERS, AND MEMBERS, AS APPLICABLE,  AND  THE  APPLICANT'S  CONTROLLING
PERSONS,  COMPLY  WITH ALL OTHER APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS ARTICLE
AND THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15461-01-8

Co-Sponsors

S8600A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §32.31, Ment Hyg L

S8600A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the provision of opioid treatment services by certain entities including corporations owned by another corporation in order to increase consumer accessibility to opioid treatment services in geographic areas determined by the commissioner to be in need of such services.

S8600A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8600A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8600--A
    Cal. No. 1429

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. AMEDORE, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Alcoholism  and
  Drug Abuse -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading, amended and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to  establishing  an
  opioid treatment services demonstration program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (d) of section 32.31 of the mental hygiene  law
is amended by adding a new paragraph 7 to read as follows:
  7.  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS  OF THIS SUBDIVISION OR ANY OTHER
RULE OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  IMPLEMENT  A
DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  TO  INCREASE  CONSUMER  ACCESSIBILITY  TO OPIOID
TREATMENT SERVICES IN GEOGRAPHIC AREAS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER TO
BE IN NEED OF SUCH SERVICES. IN IMPLEMENTING SUCH DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM,
THE COMMISSIONER MAY APPROVE AN APPLICATION BY  A  FACILITY  SEEKING  TO
PROVIDE  OPIOID  TREATMENT  SERVICES  THAT WOULD BE OPERATED BY A CORPO-
RATION, THE STOCK OF WHICH IS OWNED BY ANOTHER CORPORATION, OR  A  PART-
NERSHIP  OR  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY WITH MEMBERS THAT ARE NOT NATURAL
PERSONS, PROVIDED THAT THE APPLICANT, THE APPLICANT'S  PRINCIPAL  STOCK-
HOLDERS,  AND  MEMBERS,  AS  APPLICABLE, AND THE APPLICANT'S CONTROLLING
PERSONS, COMPLY WITH ALL OTHER APPLICABLE REQUIREMENTS OF  THIS  ARTICLE
AND THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER.
  §  2.  The  office  of  alcoholism  and substance abuse services shall
assess the efficacy of the demonstration program established pursuant to
paragraph 7 of subdivision (d) of section 32.31 of  the  mental  hygiene
law,  as  added  by  section  one of this act, and issue a report to the
governor, the temporary president of the senate and the speaker  of  the
assembly,  identifying  the  number  of  facilities  approved to provide
opioid  treatment  services  in  accordance  with  such  paragraph,  the
geographic  distribution  of  such  providers,  and  the level of access
provided to low income populations, on or before December 31, 2022.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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