senate Bill S7102A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the training requirements for prescribers of certain pain medications

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2020 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
amended 7102a
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.173
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S7102 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9829
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L

S7102 - Summary

Relates to the training requirements for prescribers of certain pain medications.

S7102 - Sponsor Memo

S7102 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7102

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 training for pres-
  cribers of certain pain medications

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (c)  of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a of the
public health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of  the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (c) The commissioner, in consultation with the department of education
and  the  office  of [alcoholism and substance abuse] ADDICTION services
AND SUPPORTS, shall establish standards and review  and  approve  course
work  or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction AND
UPDATE SUCH STANDARDS AND APPROVALS AS NECESSARY ACCORDING TO BEST PRAC-
TICES FOR PROVIDING PATIENT CENTERED  CARE  WITH  THE  CONSIDERATION  OF
SOCIAL  DETERMINANTS  OF  HEALTH  AND  CO-OCCURING  DISORDERS  and shall
publish information related to such standards, course work  or  training
on the department's website.
  §  2.  Paragraph  (f) of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a of the public
health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of the laws of
2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (f) Course work or training shall include,  but  not  be  limited  to:
state  and  federal  requirements for prescribing controlled substances;
pain management; appropriate prescribing; managing acute  pain;  pallia-
tive  medicine; prevention, screening and signs of [addiction] SUBSTANCE
USE DISORDER; responses to abuse and  addiction;  TECHNIQUES  THAT  WILL
REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF OVERDOSE AND THE SPREAD OF BLOOD-BORNE DISEASES
BY THOSE WHO USE DRUGS; MEDICATIONS USED FOR THE TREATMENT OF ADDICTION,
INCLUDING INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING A BUPRENORPHINE PRESCRIBER; and end
of life care.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-

Co-Sponsors

S7102A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9829
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309-a, Pub Health L

S7102A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the training requirements for prescribers of certain pain medications.

S7102A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7102A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7102--A
    Cal. No. 173

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BENJAMIN, METZGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the  Committee on Health --
  reported favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second
  report,  amended  on second report, ordered to a third reading, and to
  be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in  the  order  of  third
  reading

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to training for pres-
  cribers of certain pain medications

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 3 of  section  3309-a  of  the
public  health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of the
laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (c) The commissioner, in consultation with the department of education
and the office of [alcoholism and substance  abuse]  ADDICTION  services
AND  SUPPORTS,  shall  establish standards and review and approve course
work or training in pain management, palliative care, and addiction  AND
UPDATE SUCH STANDARDS AND APPROVALS AS NECESSARY ACCORDING TO BEST PRAC-
TICES  FOR  PROVIDING  PATIENT  CENTERED  CARE WITH THE CONSIDERATION OF
SOCIAL DETERMINANTS  OF  HEALTH  AND  CO-OCCURING  DISORDERS  and  shall
publish  information  related to such standards, course work or training
on the department's website.
  § 2. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 3 of section 3309-a  of  the  public
health law, as added by section 1 of part A of chapter 71 of the laws of
2016, is amended to read as follows:
  (f)  Course  work  or  training  shall include, but not be limited to:
state and federal requirements for  prescribing  controlled  substances;
pain  management;  appropriate prescribing; managing acute pain; pallia-
tive medicine; prevention, screening and signs of [addiction]  SUBSTANCE
USE  DISORDER;  responses  to abuse and addiction; and end of life care.
FOR EACH LICENSED PERSON DUE TO RE-REGISTER PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION
AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE, SUCH COURSE WORK OR  TRAINING
SHALL  ALSO  INCLUDE TECHNIQUES THAT WILL REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF OVER-

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