Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 18, 2022||
delivered to governor
|Feb 14, 2022||
returned to senate
ordered to third reading cal.400
substituted for a8757
|Jan 20, 2022||
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
|Jan 18, 2022||
ordered to third reading cal.207
|Jan 14, 2022||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7870Signed 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-S7870 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7870 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that moneys expended from the opioid settlement fund shall be used consistent with the terms of any statewide opioid settlement agreements; provides such fund shall consist of money received by the state pursuant to any statewide opioid settlement agreements; relates to the membership of the opioid settlement board.
2021-S7870 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7870 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 make amendments to the opioid settlement fund and other relevant sections. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill amends chapter 190 of the laws of 2021 relating to the opioid settlement fund. Section one of the bill ensures that money expended from the fund would be used consistently with the terms of any statewide opioid settlement agreement as defined in section 25.18 of the Mental Hygiene Law.
2021-S7870 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7870 I N S E N A T E January 14, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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. Subdivisions 3, 4 and 5 of section 99-nn of the state finance law, as added by chapter 190 of the laws of 2021, are amended to read as follows: 3. Money expended from such fund shall be used CONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF ANY STATEWIDE OPIOID SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS AS DEFINED IN SECTION 25.18 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW. MONEYS OF THE FUND SHALL BE USED to supplement and not supplant or replace any other funds, includ- ing 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] NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION ELEVEN OF SECTION FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER, 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, promoting 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 law, equity, or any provision of law, and all other monies appro- priated, credited, or transferred thereto from any other fund or source pursuant to law] PURSUANT TO ANY STATEWIDE OPIOID SETTLEMENT AGREEMENTS AS DEFINED IN SECTION 25.18 OF THE MENTAL HYGIENE LAW. All [monies] EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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