senate Bill S6361

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to information regarding the use of opioid antagonists for first aid or emergency treatment

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Current Bill Status Via A7277 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1328
substituted for s6361
Jun 12, 2019 substituted by a7277
ordered to third reading cal.1328
Jun 06, 2019 referred to rules

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S6361 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7277
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L

S6361 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires informational materials regarding the use of opioid antagonists for first aid or emergency treatment to provide information of the application of good samaritan laws to protect against liability.

S6361 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6361 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6361

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. CARLUCCI, JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  information
  regarding  the  use  of  opioid antagonists for first aid or emergency
  treatment

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 3-a of section 3309 of the public health law,
as added by chapter 34 of the laws of 2014 and as renumbered by  section
3  of  part  V  of chapter 57 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as
follows:
  3-a. Any distribution of opioid antagonists through this program shall
include an informational card or sheet. The informational card or  sheet
shall include, at a minimum, information on:
  (a) how to recognize symptoms of an opioid overdose;
  (b)  steps to take prior to and after an opioid antagonist is adminis-
tered, including calling first responders;
  (c) the number for the toll free office of  alcoholism  and  substance
abuse services HOPE line;
  (d)  how  to  access  the  office  of  alcoholism  and substance abuse
services' website; [and]
  (e) THE APPLICATION OF GOOD SAMARITAN PROTECTIONS PROVIDED IN  SECTION
THREE THOUSAND-A OF THIS CHAPTER; AND
  (F) any other information deemed relevant by the commissioner.
  The educational card shall be provided in languages other than English
as  deemed  appropriate  by  the commissioner. The department shall make
such informational cards available to  the  opioid  overdose  prevention
programs.
  §  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.
                                                           LBD06770-01-9

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