assembly Bill A127

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Apr 20, 2021 enacting clause stricken
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A127 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4040
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3360, 3362, 3363, 3364, 3365 & 3367, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10588, S8148
2019-2020: A1131, S2059

A127 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing for facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a similar manner to that of a designated caregiver; relates to medical marihuana research.

A127 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    127
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. GOTTFRIED, RICHARDSON, BRONSON, VANEL, DICKENS,
   RA, SEAWRIGHT, HUNTER, LUPARDO, SAYEGH, TAYLOR, DARLING --  read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health law, in relation to allowing for
   facility caregivers to possess medical marihuana in a  similar  manner
   to that of a designated caregiver
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 12 of section 3360 of the public health law, as
 added by chapter 90 of the laws of 2014, is amended and a  new  subdivi-
 sion 19 is added to read as follows:
   12.  "Practitioner"  means  a  practitioner  who  (i) is [a physician]
 AUTHORIZED BY THIS ARTICLE  TO  PRESCRIBE  A  CONTROLLED  SUBSTANCE,  IS
 licensed  [by  New York state and practicing within the state] OR OTHER-
 WISE AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW,  AND
 IS  ACTING  WITHIN  HIS  OR  HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE, (ii) [who] by
 training or experience is qualified to  treat  a  serious  condition  as
 defined  in subdivision seven of this section; and (iii) has completed a
 two to four hour course as determined by the commissioner in  regulation
 and  registered  with  the  department; provided however, a registration
 shall not be denied without cause. Such course may  count  toward  board
 certification requirements.  [The commissioner shall consider the inclu-
 sion  of  nurse practitioners under this title based upon considerations
 including access and availability. After such consideration the  commis-
 sioner  is authorized to deem nurse practitioners as practitioners under
 this title.]
   19. "MEDICAL MARIHUANA RESEARCH PROGRAM"  MEANS  A  MEDICAL  MARIHUANA
 RESEARCH PROGRAM UNDER SUBDIVISION THREE OF SECTION THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED
 SIXTY-SEVEN OF THIS TITLE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.