senate Bill S5289A

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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
May 10, 2019 print number 5289a
May 10, 2019 amend and recommit to health
Apr 23, 2019 referred to health

S5289 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7813
Current Committee:
Senate 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:
S2530, A751

S5289 - Summary

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

S5289 - Sponsor Memo

S5289 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5289

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 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 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.
  4. "PARTICIPANT" MEANS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO SEEKS TO  UTILIZE,  UTILIZES,
OR HAS USED A PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.

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S5289A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7813
Current Committee:
Senate 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:
S2530, A751

S5289A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5289A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5289A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5289--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 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.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11255-05-9

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