assembly Bill A7813

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Enacts the overdose prevention centers act and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
May 23, 2019 referred to health

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A7813 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5289
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33-B §§3398 - 3398-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A751, S2530

A7813 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "overdose prevention centers act" and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A7813 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7813

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 23, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the over-
  dose prevention centers act; and providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

  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
                     OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS 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
"OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS ACT".
  § 3398-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
  1. "PROGRAM" MEANS AN OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  ARTICLE  THAT IS AUTHORIZED TO EVALUATE AND TEST THE
PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACT OF OVERDOSE PREVENTION  CENTER  SERVICES  WITHIN  A
JURISDICTION.
  2.  "ENTITY" MEANS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT, COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION THAT
IS APPROVED TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL,  HEALTH,  HARM  REDUCTION,  HOUSING,
SYRINGE EXCHANGE OR SOCIAL SERVICES.
  3. "JURISDICTION" MEANS ANY ENTITY OPERATING AT A LOCATION APPROVED BY
THE  DEPARTMENT OR LOCAL HEALTH DISTRICT IN THE CITY OF ITHACA OR IN THE
BOROUGHS OF MANHATTAN, BROOKLYN OR THE BRONX IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK.

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