|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 12, 2019||referred to health|
delivered to assembly
ordered to third reading cal.1326
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 21, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|May 02, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S5480
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5480 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5480 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5480 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the infant recovery centers pilot program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: To require the Department of Health in conjunction with the Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services to establish a pilot program of infant recovery centers for infants experiencing opioid or other drug withdrawal symptoms. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends section 2500 of the Public Health law to direct the Department of Health to establish a pilot program of infant recovery, centers for infants experiencing drug withdrawal symptoms. The bill also directs the Department to report to the Legislature on the program and pilots.
S5480 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5480 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 2, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the infant recovery centers pilot program; and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 1 of article 25 of the public health law is amended by adding a new section 2509 to read as follows: § 2509. INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM. THERE SHALL BE ESTAB- LISHED AN INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS PILOT PROGRAM WHEREBY THE COMMISSION- ER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES, SHALL ESTABLISH AT LEAST FOUR INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS IN AREAS OF NEED IN THE STATE. SUCH CENTERS SHALL PROVIDE COST EFFECTIVE, NECES- SARY SERVICES AND ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE FOR TARGETED POPULATIONS IN ORDER TO DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SUCH PROGRAM. ELIGIBLE INFANTS SHALL BE UNDER ONE YEAR OF AGE AND SUFFER FROM WITHDRAWAL RESULTING FROM IN UTERO EXPOSURE TO DRUGS. SUCH INFANT WITHDRAWAL MAY BE THE RESULT OF CONDITIONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEONATAL ABSTI- NENCE SYNDROME. THE PROGRAM SHALL PROVIDE MORE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS AND COST EFFECTIVE CARE FOR THESE INFANTS THAN HOSPITALS, WHILE ALSO PROVID- ING SUPPORTS AND SERVICES TO PARENTS PREPARING TO BRING THEIR INFANTS HOME. ACCESS TO SUCH SUPPORTS SHALL CONTINUE FOR A PERIOD AFTER THE INFANT HAS LEFT A CENTER. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING THE QUALITY, APPRO- PRIATENESS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CENTERS AND SHALL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE WITHIN ONE YEAR OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INFANT RECOVERY CENTERS AND AGAIN WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION ON THE PROGRAM'S EFFECTIVENESS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, and shall expire and be deemed repealed 4 years after such date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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