Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to health
|Jan 09, 2019||
referred to health
Senate Bill S498
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S498 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S498 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S498 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the safer consumption services act PURPOSE: This bill relates to the enactment of the Safer Consumption Services Act. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the Public Health law by adding a new article 33-B. Section two sets forth the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Over the past decade, opioid abuse has reached epidemic levels in the
2019-S498 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 498 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 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. 3. "PARTICIPANT" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO SEEKS TO UTILIZE, UTILIZES, OR HAS USED A PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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