assembly Bill A224

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the enactment of the Safer Consumption Services Act

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A224 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S603
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33-C §§3399 - 3399-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8534, S8809
2019-2020: A60, S498

A224 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the safer consumption services act which provides for the establishment of a program to provide safe injection sites.

A224 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    224
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, PEOPLES-STOKES, GOTTFRIED, PAULIN,
   CARROLL, NIOU, SIMON, QUART, DICKENS,  RICHARDSON,  EPSTEIN,  CRUZ  --
   Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Health

 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the safer
   consumption services act
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
 33-C to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 33-C
                      SAFER CONSUMPTION SERVICES ACT
 SECTION 3399.   SHORT TITLE.
         3399-A. DEFINITIONS.
         3399-B. PROGRAM APPROVAL.
         3399-C. DESIGNATION.
         3399-D. REPORTING.
         3399-E. IMMUNITY PROVIDED.
         3399-F. LIMITATIONS ON IMMUNITY.
   § 3399. SHORT TITLE. THIS ACT SHALL BE KNOWN AND MAY BE CITED  AS  THE
 "SAFER CONSUMPTION SERVICES ACT".
   § 3399-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
   1.  "PROGRAM"  MEANS  A SAFER CONSUMPTION SERVICES PROGRAM ESTABLISHED
 PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE.
   2. "ENTITY" MEANS  ANY  COMMUNITY  BASED  ORGANIZATION  THAT  PROVIDES
 EDUCATIONAL, HEALTH, HARM REDUCTION, HOUSING, OR SOCIAL SERVICES AND ANY
 HOSPITAL,  MEDICAL CLINIC OR OFFICE, HEALTH CENTER, NURSING CARE FACILI-
 TY, MENTAL HEALTH  FACILITY,  OR  OTHER  SIMILAR  ENTITY  THAT  PROVIDES
 MEDICAL CARE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.