assembly Bill A9324A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires public entities to maintain a stock of opioid antagonists

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2022 print number 9324a
May 04, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to health
Feb 23, 2022 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

A9324 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8708
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A1588, S3112

A9324 - Summary

Requires public entities to maintain a stock of opioid antagonists to be adequate to ensure ready and appropriate access for use during emergencies.

A9324 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9324
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 23, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUTTENSCHON -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  requiring  public
   entities  to  carry opioid antagonists and requires training for staff
   in the administration of opioid antagonists
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 "Erin's law".
   § 2. Subparagraph (v) of paragraph (a) of  subdivision  3  of  section
 3309  of  the  public health law, as added by chapter 148 of the laws of
 2020, is amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read as follows:
   (v) As used in this section, "entity" OR "PUBLIC ENTITY" includes, but
 is not limited to, a school district, public library, board  of  cooper-
 ative  educational  services,  county vocational education and extension
 board,  charter  school,  non-public  elementary  or  secondary  school,
 restaurant,  bar,  retail  store,  shopping  mall,  barber  shop, beauty
 parlor, theater, sporting or event center, inn, hotel or motel.
   8. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE ALL PUBLIC ENTITIES TO  PROVIDE  AND
 MAINTAIN  ON-SITE  OPIOID ANTAGONISTS, IN QUANTITIES AND TYPES DEEMED BY
 THE COMMISSIONER, TO BE ADEQUATE TO ENSURE READY AND APPROPRIATE  ACCESS
 FOR  USE  DURING  EMERGENCIES  TO ANY INDIVIDUAL ON THE PREMISES OF SUCH
 PUBLIC ENTITY SUSPECTED OF HAVING AN  OPIOID  OVERDOSE  WHETHER  OR  NOT
 THERE  IS  A  PREVIOUS  HISTORY  OF  OPIOID ABUSE AT SUCH PUBLIC ENTITY.
 PUBLIC ENTITIES SHALL REQUIRE AT LEAST TWO  STAFF  MEMBERS  EMPLOYED  BY
 SUCH  PUBLIC  ENTITY  BE  TRAINED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF OPIOID ANTAG-
 ONISTS BY A PROGRAM APPROVED UNDER THIS SECTION.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14558-01-2


Co-Sponsors

A9324A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8708
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A1588, S3112

A9324A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public entities to maintain a stock of opioid antagonists to be adequate to ensure ready and appropriate access for use during emergencies.

A9324A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  9324--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 23, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. BUTTENSCHON, GUNTHER, HEVESI, SIMON, SMULLEN --
   read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring public
   entities to maintain a stock of opioid antagonists

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
 "Erin's law".
   § 2. Subparagraph (v) of paragraph (a) of  subdivision  3  of  section
 3309  of  the  public health law, as added by chapter 148 of the laws of
 2020, is amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read as follows:
   (v) As used in this section, "entity" OR "PUBLIC ENTITY" includes, but
 is not limited to, a school district, public library, board  of  cooper-
 ative  educational  services,  county vocational education and extension
 board,  charter  school,  non-public  elementary  or  secondary  school,
 restaurant,  bar,  retail  store,  shopping  mall,  barber  shop, beauty
 parlor, theater, sporting or event center, inn, hotel or motel.
   8. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE  ALL  PUBLIC  ENTITIES  TO  MAINTAIN
 ON-SITE  OPIOID  ANTAGONISTS,  IN  QUANTITIES  AND  TYPES  DEEMED BY THE
 COMMISSIONER, TO BE ADEQUATE TO ENSURE READY AND APPROPRIATE ACCESS  FOR
 USE  DURING EMERGENCIES TO ANY INDIVIDUAL ON THE PREMISES OF SUCH PUBLIC
 ENTITY SUSPECTED OF HAVING AN OPIOID OVERDOSE WHETHER OR NOT THERE IS  A
 PREVIOUS HISTORY OF OPIOID ABUSE AT SUCH PUBLIC ENTITY.  THE COMMISSION-
 ER  SHALL  ESTABLISH  A  PROCESS  BY  WHICH PUBLIC ENTITIES MAY APPLY TO
 RECEIVE OPIOID ANTAGONISTS FREE OF CHARGE. SUCH PROCESS SHALL  BE  OPER-
 ATED  IN  COMPLIANCE WITH EXISTING LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS RELATING
 TO THE DISTRIBUTION OF AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD14558-03-2