Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 29, 2021||
|Jun 17, 2021||
delivered to governor
|Jun 09, 2021||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading rules cal.665
substituted for a6395b
|Jun 08, 2021||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Jun 07, 2021||
ordered to third reading cal.1612
|Jun 05, 2021||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7194Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - Signed by Governor
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7194 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- State Finance Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §99-nn, amd §4, St Fin L; add §25.18, amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L; amd §63, Exec L
2021-S7194 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires all funds received by the state as the result of a settlement or a judgement in litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, consultants or resellers shall be deposited into the opioid settlement fund, and that such funds shall not supplant or replace existing state funding.
2021-S7194 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7194 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the state finance law, the mental hygiene law, and the executive law, in relation to establishing an opioid settlement fund PURPOSE: To establish an opioid settlement fund and advisory board to insure that any settlement monies are dedicated towards substance use disorder prevention, treatment and recovery. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 establishes the opioid settlement fund: in the joint custody of the comptroller and the commissioner of taxation and finance and outlines how the monies in such fund shall be appropriated consistent with the terms of any statewide opioid settlement agreements for eligi- ble expenditures.
2021-S7194 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7194 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 5, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. RIVERA, HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the state finance law, the mental hygiene law, and the executive law, in relation to establishing an opioid settlement fund THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The state finance law is amended by adding a new section 99-nn to read as follows: § 99-NN. OPIOID SETTLEMENT FUND. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE JOINT CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF TAXATION AND FINANCE A SPECIAL FUND TO BE KNOWN AS THE "OPIOID SETTLEMENT FUND". 2. MONEY ALLOCATED TO THE OPIOID SETTLEMENT FUND SHALL BE KEPT SEPA- RATE AND SHALL NOT BE COMMINGLED WITH ANY OTHER FUNDS IN THE CUSTODY OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER. 3. MONEY EXPENDED FROM SUCH FUND SHALL BE USED TO SUPPLEMENT AND NOT SUPPLANT OR REPLACE ANY OTHER FUNDS, INCLUDING FEDERAL OR STATE FUNDING, WHICH WOULD OTHERWISE HAVE BEEN EXPENDED FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER PREVENTION, TREATMENT, RECOVERY OR HARM REDUCTION SERVICES OR PROGRAMS. PROVIDED FURTHER, GENERAL OPERATING FUNDS OR BASELINE FUNDING SHALL NOT BE REDUCED DUE TO MONIES EXPENDED FROM THE FUND. 4. SUCH FUND SHALL CONSIST OF MONEY RECEIVED BY THE STATE AS A RESULT OF THE SETTLEMENT OF LITIGATION WITH ENTITIES THAT MANUFACTURED, SOLD, DISTRIBUTED, DISPENSED OR PROMOTED OPIOIDS, MADE IN CONNECTION WITH CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE MANUFACTURING, MARKETING, DISTRIBUTING, PROMOT- ING OR DISPENSING OF OPIOIDS, AS WELL AS ANY FUNDS RECEIVED BY THE STATE AS A RESULT OF A JUDGMENT, STIPULATION, DECREE, AGREEMENT TO SETTLE, ASSURANCE OF DISCONTINUANCE, OR OTHER LEGAL INSTRUMENT RESOLVING ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION AGAINST MANUFACTURERS, DISTRIBUTORS, DISPENSERS OR VENDORS OF OPIOIDS AND RELATED ENTITIES ARISING OUT OF ACTIVITIES ALLEGED TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO INCREASES IN OPIOID ADDICTION, WHETHER FILED OR UNFILED, ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL, AND WHETHER ARISING UNDER COMMON EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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