senate Bill S4499

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes an online directory for distributors of opioid antagonists

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1314
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 06, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Mar 13, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

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Jun 12, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S4499
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 6, 2019 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S4499
7
0
committee
7
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 6, 2019

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S4499 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A307
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10991

S4499 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S4499 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4499 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4499

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
  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
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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