assembly Bill A307

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes an online directory for distributors of opioid antagonists

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to ways and means
Jan 23, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2019 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A307 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4499
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10991

A307 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to maintain an online directory of distributors of opioid antagonists.

A307 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   307

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in  relation  to  requiring  the
  office  of  alcoholism  and  substance  abuse  services to maintain an
  online directory of distributors of opioid antagonists

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

  Section  1.  Section  19.09  of  the  mental hygiene law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (k) to read as follows:
  (K)(1) THE OFFICE, IN CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH,
SHALL  MAINTAIN  ON  ITS  WEBSITE  A PUBLICLY AVAILABLE DIRECTORY OF ALL
DISTRIBUTORS OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS TO  THE  PUBLIC,  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT
LIMITED TO, PHARMACIES, PREVENTION PROGRAMS AND NOT-FOR-PROFITS. AS USED
IN  THIS SUBDIVISION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEAN-
INGS:
  (I) "OPIOID" MEANS  AN  OPIATE  AS  DEFINED  IN  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
  (II)  "OPIOID  ANTAGONIST"  MEANS  A FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRA-
TION-APPROVED DRUG THAT, WHEN ADMINISTERED, NEGATES  OR  NEUTRALIZES  IN
WHOLE  OR  IN PART THE PHARMACOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF AN OPIOID IN THE BODY.
THE OPIOID ANTAGONIST SHALL BE LIMITED TO NALOXONE OR OTHER  MEDICATIONS
APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THIS PURPOSE.
  (2)  THE  DIRECTORY  REQUIRED BY THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL INCLUDE AND BE
SEARCHABLE BY THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (I) ADDRESSES OF EACH DISTRIBUTOR OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS;
  (II) CONTACT INFORMATION, SUCH AS PHONE NUMBERS  OR  EMAIL  ADDRESSES,
FOR EACH DISTRIBUTOR;
  (III)  SERVICES  OFFERED  BY EACH DISTRIBUTOR AT EACH LOCATION IF MORE
THAN ONE, AS WELL AS INFORMATION PROVIDING WHICH OPIOID ANTAGONISTS  ARE
CURRENTLY AVAILABLE AT EACH DISTRIBUTOR;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets