assembly Bill A1131

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 14, 2019 referred to health

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A1131 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2059
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3360, 3362, 3363, 3364, 3365 & 3367, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10588, S8148

A1131 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver; relates to medical marihuana research.

A1131 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1131

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. GOTTFRIED, RICHARDSON, BRONSON, VANEL, DICKENS,
  RA, SEAWRIGHT, HUNTER, LIFTON, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of
  A. LENTOL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health law, in relation to allowing for
  facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a  similar  manner
  to that of a designated caregiver

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 12 of section 3360 of the public health law, as
added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended and a  new  subdivi-
sion 19 is added to read as follows:
  12.  "Practitioner"  means  a  practitioner  who  (i) is [a physician]
AUTHORIZED BY THIS ARTICLE  TO  PRESCRIBE  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE,  IS
licensed  [by  New York state and practicing within the state] OR OTHER-
WISE AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW,  AND
IS  ACTING  WITHIN  HIS  OR  HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, (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 inclu-
sion  of  nurse practitioners under this title based upon considerations
including access and availability. After such consideration the  commis-
sioner  is authorized to deem nurse practitioners as practitioners under
this title.]
  19. "MEDICAL MARIHUANA RESEARCH PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  MEDICAL  MARIHUANA
RESEARCH PROGRAM UNDER SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED
SIXTY-SEVEN OF THIS TITLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03859-01-9