assembly Bill A3348

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs in counties with the most prevalent abuse of prescription opioids

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
Jan 29, 2019 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse

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A3348 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S379
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7837, S6725
2015-2016: A881, S8080
2017-2018: A3074, S4326

A3348 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs in counties with the most prevalent abuse of prescription opioids.

A3348 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3348

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. CYMBROWITZ, CRESPO, CUSICK, GOODELL, WALLACE --
  Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  ARROYO,  BUCHWALD,  COOK,  CROUCH,
  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  MOSLEY,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  RA, RIVERA, TITUS -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the  distribution
  in  counties  with  the  most  prevalent  prescription opioid abuse of
  educational  materials  regarding  the  misuse  of  and  addiction  to
  prescription drugs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision (j) of section 19.09 of the mental hygiene  law
is amended by adding a new paragraph 4 to read as follows:
  (4) UTILIZING DATA THAT IS AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, INFORMATION OBTAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
THIRTY-THREE  HUNDRED  NINE-A OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL IDENTIFY THE COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE WHERE PRESCRIPTION  OPIOID
ABUSE  IS  MOST PREVALENT. PHARMACISTS LICENSED BY THE STATE TO DISPENSE
PRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY BE NOTIFIED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSIONER
IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ABOUT THE PREVALENCE  OF
OPIOID  ABUSE  IN  THE  COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH PHARMACISTS ARE LOCATED AND
ENCOURAGE THE FACILITIES  WHERE  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  ARE  DISPENSED  TO
DISTRIBUTE MATERIALS CREATED OR UTILIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
  §  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03537-01-9