assembly Bill A751

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Enacts the overdose prevention centers act and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 06, 2021 referred to health

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A751 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2530
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 33-C §§3399 - 3399-f, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7813, S5289

A751 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "overdose prevention centers act" and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A751 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    751
 
                        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, EPSTEIN, GOTTFRIED, HEVESI, BARRON
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to enacting the over-
   dose prevention centers act; and providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
   provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   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
                      OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS 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
 "OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS ACT".
   § 3399-A. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE:
   1. "PROGRAM" MEANS AN OVERDOSE PREVENTION CENTERS PROGRAM  ESTABLISHED
 PURSUANT  TO  THIS  ARTICLE  THAT IS AUTHORIZED TO EVALUATE AND TEST THE
 PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACT OF OVERDOSE PREVENTION  CENTER  SERVICES  WITHIN  A
 JURISDICTION.
   2.  "ENTITY" MEANS A NOT-FOR-PROFIT, COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATION THAT
 IS APPROVED TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL,  HEALTH,  HARM  REDUCTION,  HOUSING,
 SYRINGE EXCHANGE OR SOCIAL SERVICES.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00499-01-1