assembly Bill A60

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the enactment of the Safer Consumption Services Act

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

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A60 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S498
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33-B §§3398 - 3398-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8534, S8809
2021-2022: A224, S603

A60 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the safer consumption services act which provides for the establishment of a program to provide safe injection sites.

A60 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   60

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, PEOPLES-STOKES, GOTTFRIED, CARROLL,
  NIOU,  PAULIN,  ORTIZ, SIMON, DICKENS, D'URSO, QUART, McDONOUGH, RICH-
  ARDSON, MOSLEY, JAFFEE, EPSTEIN -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  LENTOL, LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the safer
  consumption services act

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  article
33-B to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 33-B
                     SAFER CONSUMPTION SERVICES ACT
SECTION 3398.   SHORT TITLE.
        3398-A. DEFINITIONS.
        3398-B. PROGRAM APPROVAL.
        3398-C. DESIGNATION.
        3398-D. REPORTING.
        3398-E. IMMUNITY PROVIDED.
        3398-F. LIMITATIONS ON IMMUNITY.
  §  3398.  SHORT TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED AS THE
"SAFER CONSUMPTION SERVICES ACT".
  § 3398-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "PROGRAM" MEANS A SAFER CONSUMPTION  SERVICES  PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
  2.  "ENTITY"  MEANS  ANY  COMMUNITY  BASED  ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES
EDUCATIONAL, HEALTH, HARM REDUCTION, HOUSING, OR SOCIAL SERVICES AND ANY
HOSPITAL, MEDICAL CLINIC OR OFFICE, HEALTH CENTER, NURSING CARE  FACILI-
TY,  MENTAL  HEALTH  FACILITY,  OR  OTHER  SIMILAR  ENTITY THAT PROVIDES
MEDICAL CARE.

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