senate Bill S2835A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides access to medical marihuana for animals

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2019 print number 2835a
Mar 04, 2019 amend and recommit to health
Jan 29, 2019 referred to health

S2835 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A970
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3360, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8772, A10104

S2835 - Summary

Provides access to medical marihuana for animals.

S2835 - Sponsor Memo

S2835 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2835

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

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 access to  medical
  marihuana for animals

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 12 of section 3360 of the public  health
law,  as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, are amended to read as
follows:
  3. "Certified patient" means a HUMAN patient OR ANIMAL who is a  resi-
dent of New York state or receiving care and treatment in New York state
as  determined by the commissioner in regulation, and is certified under
section thirty-three hundred sixty-one of this title.
  12. "Practitioner"  means  a  practitioner  who  (i)  is  a  physician
licensed  by  New  York  state  and  practicing within the state OR IS A
VETERINARIAN LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE OF THE
EDUCATION LAW, (ii) who by training or experience is qualified to  treat
a serious condition as defined in subdivision seven of this section; and
(iii)  has  completed  a  two  to  four hour course as determined by the
commissioner in regulation and registered with the department;  provided
however,  a  registration shall not be denied without cause. Such course
may count toward  board  certification  requirements.  The  commissioner
shall  consider  the  inclusion  of nurse practitioners under this title
based upon considerations including access and availability. After  such
consideration the commissioner is authorized to deem nurse practitioners
as practitioners under this title.
  §  2.  Subparagraph  (ii) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 of section
3360 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 273 of the laws  of
2018,  is  amended  and  a  new  subparagraph  (iii) is added to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02058-02-9

S2835A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A970
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3360, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8772, A10104

S2835A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides access to medical marihuana for animals.

S2835A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2835A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2835--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to access to medical
  marihuana for animals

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 3 and 12 of section 3360 of the public health
law, as added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, are amended to read  as
follows:
  3.  "Certified patient" means a HUMAN patient OR ANIMAL who is a resi-
dent of New York state or receiving care and treatment in New York state
as determined by the commissioner in regulation, and is certified  under
section thirty-three hundred sixty-one of this title.
  12.  "Practitioner"  means  a  practitioner  who  (i)  is  a physician
licensed by New York state and practicing  within  the  state  OR  IS  A
VETERINARIAN LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-FIVE OF THE
EDUCATION  LAW, (ii) who by training or experience is qualified to treat
a serious condition as defined in subdivision seven of this section; and
(iii) has completed a two to four  hour  course  as  determined  by  the
commissioner  in regulation and registered with the department; provided
however, a registration shall not be denied without cause.  Such  course
may  count  toward  board  certification  requirements. The commissioner
shall consider the inclusion of nurse  practitioners  under  this  title
based  upon considerations including access and availability. After such
consideration the commissioner is authorized to deem nurse practitioners
as practitioners under this title.
  § 2. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 of  section  3360  of  the  public
health law, as amended by chapter 273 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
read as follows:

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

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