senate Bill S2161

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.540
substituted for a833b
referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 17, 2019 amended on third reading 2161b
Jun 14, 2019 amended on third reading 2161a
Jun 14, 2019 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Jun 12, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.600
Mar 11, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2019 referred to crime victims, crime and correction

Votes

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May 7, 2019 - Finance committee Vote

S2161
17
3
committee
17
Aye
3
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 11, 2019 - Crime Victims, Crime and Correction committee Vote

S2161
5
1
committee
5
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Crime Victims, Crime and Correction Committee Vote: Mar 11, 2019

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

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S2161 - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §626, amd §45, Cor L; add §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8914

S2161 - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails.

S2161 - Sponsor Memo

S2161 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2161

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims,  Crime  and
  Correction

AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the establishment of
  a program for the use of medication assisted  treatment  for  inmates;
  and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the implementation
  of substance use disorder treatment and transition services in jails

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  626
to read as follows:
  §  626.  MEDICATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1.
FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  "MEDICATION  ASSISTED  TREATMENT"  MEANS
TREATMENT  OF  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  OR ABUSE AND CONCOMITANT CONDITIONS
WITH MEDICATIONS REQUIRING A PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER  FROM  AN  AUTHORIZED
PRESCRIBING PROFESSIONAL.
  2.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM
AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO  BE  ADMINIS-
TERED AT CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE, FOR
THE  PURPOSE  OF  EMPLOYING MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR INMATES IN
SUCH FACILITIES WHO ARE UNDERGOING TREATMENT FOR A SUBSTANCE USE  DISOR-
DER.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE ALL FORMS OF MEDICATION ASSISTED TREAT-
MENTS  APPROVED  FOR  THE  TREATMENT  OF A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BY THE
FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR THE  DURATION  OF  AN  INMATE'S
INCARCERATION  AND  SHALL  PROVIDE  AN INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT PLAN FOR
EACH PARTICIPANT.  AFTER A MEDICAL SCREENING, INMATES WHO ARE DETERMINED
TO SUFFER  FROM  A  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER,  FOR  WHICH  FDA  APPROVED
ADDICTION MEDICATIONS EXIST SHALL BE OFFERED PLACEMENT IN THE MEDICATION
ASSISTED  TREATMENT  PROGRAM.  PLACEMENT  IN  SUCH  PROGRAM SHALL NOT BE
MANDATORY. EACH PARTICIPATING  INMATE  SHALL  WORK  WITH  AN  AUTHORIZED
SPECIALIST  TO  DETERMINE AN INDIVIDUALIZED TREATMENT PLAN, INCLUDING AN
APPROPRIATE LEVEL OF COUNSELING.  DECISIONS REGARDING TYPE,  DOSAGE,  OR
DURATION  OF  ANY MEDICATION REGIMEN SHALL BE MADE BY A QUALIFIED HEALTH
CARE PROFESSIONAL LICENSED OR CERTIFIED UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE  EDUCA-

Co-Sponsors

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S2161A - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §626, amd §45, Cor L; add §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8914

S2161A - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails.

S2161A - Sponsor Memo

S2161A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2161--A
    Cal. No. 600

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BAILEY, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, MYRIE, RIVERA, SALAZAR,
  SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction --
  reported favorably from said committee and committed to the  Committee
  on Finance -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and  second  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and
  delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the establishment  of
  a  program  for  the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates;
  and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the implementation
  of substance use disorder treatment and transition services in jails

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

  Section  1.  The correction law is amended by adding a new section 626
to read as follows:
  § 626. MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT IN  CORRECTIONAL  FACILITIES.  1.
FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION  "MEDICATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT" MEANS
TREATMENT OF CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE OR  ABUSE  AND  CONCOMITANT  CONDITIONS
WITH  MEDICATIONS  REQUIRING  A PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER FROM AN AUTHORIZED
PRESCRIBING PROFESSIONAL.
  2. (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF  ALCOHOLISM
AND  SUBSTANCE  ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO BE ADMINIS-
TERED AT CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE, FOR
THE PURPOSE OF EMPLOYING MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT  FOR  INMATES  IN
SUCH  FACILITIES WHO ARE UNDERGOING TREATMENT FOR A SUBSTANCE USE DISOR-
DER.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE ALL FORMS OF MEDICATION ASSISTED TREAT-
MENTS APPROVED FOR THE TREATMENT OF A  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER  BY  THE
FEDERAL  FOOD  AND  DRUG  ADMINISTRATION FOR THE DURATION OF AN INMATE'S
INCARCERATION AND SHALL PROVIDE AN  INDIVIDUALIZED  TREATMENT  PLAN  FOR

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

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S2161B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Correction Law
Laws Affected:
Add §626, amd §45, Cor L; add §19.18-c, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8914

S2161B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the establishment of a program for the use of medication assisted treatment for inmates in both state and county correctional facilities; reporting requirements; substance use disorder treatment and transition services implemented in jails.

S2161B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2161B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2161--B
    Cal. No. 600

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BAILEY, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, MYRIE, RIVERA, SALAZAR,
  SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction --
  reported favorably from said committee and committed to the  Committee
  on Finance -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first
  and  second  report,  ordered to a third reading, passed by Senate and
  delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote  reconsidered,  restored  to
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading -- again  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the correction law, in relation to the establishment of
  a program for the use of medication assisted  treatment  for  inmates;
  and to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to the implementation
  of substance use disorder treatment and transition services in jails

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

  Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new  section  626
to read as follows:
  §  626.  MEDICATION  ASSISTED TREATMENT IN CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES. 1.
FOR PURPOSES OF  THIS  SECTION  "MEDICATION  ASSISTED  TREATMENT"  MEANS
TREATMENT  OF  CHEMICAL  DEPENDENCE  OR ABUSE AND CONCOMITANT CONDITIONS
WITH MEDICATIONS REQUIRING A PRESCRIPTION OR ORDER  FROM  AN  AUTHORIZED
PRESCRIBING PROFESSIONAL.
  2.  (A) THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM
AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH A PROGRAM TO  BE  ADMINIS-
TERED AT CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT IN THE STATE, FOR
THE  PURPOSE  OF  EMPLOYING MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT FOR INMATES IN
SUCH FACILITIES WHO ARE UNDERGOING TREATMENT FOR A SUBSTANCE USE  DISOR-
DER.  SUCH PROGRAM SHALL INCLUDE ALL FORMS OF MEDICATION ASSISTED TREAT-
MENTS  APPROVED  FOR  THE  TREATMENT  OF A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER BY THE
FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR THE  DURATION  OF  AN  INMATE'S

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

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