Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to health
|Mar 01, 2021||
referred to health
Senate Bill S5258
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S5258 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S5258 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5258 SPONSOR: SANDERS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to adding dysmenor- rhea to the list of conditions covered for lawful medical use of mari- huana PURPOSE: This bill adds dysmenorrhea to the list of conditions for which a doctor may authorize medical marijuana use. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 of section 3360 of the public health law. Section two sets forth the effective date.
2021-S5258 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5258 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 1, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SANDERS -- 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 adding dysmenor- rhea to the list of conditions covered for lawful medical use of mari- huana THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 of section 3360 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 273 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: (i) having one of the following severe debilitating or life-threaten- ing conditions: cancer, DYSMENORRHEA, positive status for human immuno- deficiency virus or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indi- cation of intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel disease, neuropathies, Huntington's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, pain that degrades health and functional capability where the use of medical marihuana is an alternative to opioid use, substance use disorder, or as added by the commissioner; and § 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that the amendments to section 3360 of the public health law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00348-01-1
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