senate Bill S5457

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the use of opioid antagonists by public accommodations for opioid overdose prevention

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2019 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1030
May 01, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S5457
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S5457 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7812
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L

S5457 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the use of opioid antagonists by public accommodations for opioid overdose prevention.

S5457 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5457 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5457

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 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 public health law, in relation to authorizing the
  use of opioid antagonists by public accommodations for opioid overdose
  prevention

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph  (iv)  of  paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of
section 3309 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 68  of  the
laws  of 2016, is amended and a new subparagraph (v) is added to read as
follows:
  (iv) "Opioid antagonist recipient" or "recipient" means  a  person  at
risk  of  experiencing  an  opioid-related overdose, or a family member,
friend or other person in a position to assist a person experiencing  or
at  risk  of experiencing an opioid-related overdose, or an organization
registered as an opioid overdose prevention  program  pursuant  to  this
section  or  a  PUBLIC  ACCOMMODATION,  school district, public library,
board of cooperative educational services, county  vocational  education
and  extension  board,  charter  school,  non-public  elementary  and/or
secondary school in this state or any person  employed  by  such  PUBLIC
ACCOMMODATION, district, library, board or school.
  (V)  "PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION" MEANS A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE BUSINESS THAT IS
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  RESTAURANTS,  BARS,
RETAIL  STORES,  SHOPPING MALLS, BARBER SHOPS, BEAUTY PARLORS, THEATERS,
SPORTING OR EVENT CENTERS, INNS, HOTELS, AND MOTELS.
  § 2. Subdivision 4 of section  3309  of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  68  of  the  laws  of  2016, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10802-02-9

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