senate Bill S2599

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the department of health to conduct a study on drugs prescribed for school age children with ADD and ADHD

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.535
Jan 28, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 30, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S2599
11
4
committee
11
Aye
4
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2599 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3439
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Health, Commissioner of
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8202
2011-2012: S1172
2013-2014: S3100
2015-2016: S2761, A6785
2017-2018: S2193, A6390

S2599 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes and directs the department of health to conduct a study on drugs prescribed for school-age children with ADD and ADHD.

S2599 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2599 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2599

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT authorizing and directing the department of health to do research
  and study as to the effects of psychostimulants,  selective  seratonin
  reuptake   inhibitors,  antidepressants  and  other  drugs  which  are
  prescribed for attention deficit disorders, ADD and ADHD,  for  school
  age children

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

  Section 1. 1.  The commissioner of health,  in  conjunction  with  the
commissioner  of  mental health, the commissioner of developmental disa-
bilities, and the commissioner of education is authorized  and  directed
to conduct a study and do research as to the effect of psychostimulants,
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, antidepressants and other drugs
prescribed for attention deficit disorder, attention deficit hyperactiv-
ity  disorder, and the increasing rate of diagnosis of these conditions,
in school age children.
  2. The study shall be conducted in accordance with rules,  regulations
and  standards  determined  by the commissioner of health, and the study
shall concentrate on harmful side effects of such drugs,  the  appropri-
ateness  and effectiveness of tools and methods used to assess and diag-
nose the condition, the appropriateness of  different  medications,  and
any demographic disparities in diagnosis.
  3.  The commissioner of health shall report his or her findings to the
governor, the speaker of the assembly and the temporary president of the
senate on or before two years from the date this act shall take effect.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05949-01-9

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