senate Bill S379

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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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 26, 2019 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2019 2nd report cal.
Feb 11, 2019 1st report cal.143
Jan 09, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Feb 11, 2019 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: Feb 11, 2019

S379 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3348
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6725, A7837
2015-2016: S8080, A881
2017-2018: S4326, A3074

S379 (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.

S379 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S379 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   379

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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

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