senate Bill S2976A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to providing discharged patients with opioid overdose education and opioid antagonists for take home use

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 18, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 16, 2022 ordered to third reading rules cal.170
substituted for a348a
Mar 07, 2022 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 14, 2022 amended on third reading (t) 2976a
Jan 26, 2022 advanced to third reading
Jan 25, 2022 2nd report cal.
Jan 24, 2022 1st report cal.308
Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
returned to senate
died in assembly
Mar 08, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2021 1st report cal.439
Jan 26, 2021 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Jan 24, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S2976
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 24, 2022

nay (1)

Mar 1, 2021 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S2976
6
1
committee
6
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Mar 1, 2021

nay (1)

Co-Sponsors

S2976 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A348
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §32.40, Ment Hyg L; add §§149-a & 511, Cor L; amd §2803-u, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6650, A8541

S2976 - Summary

Requires the provision of opioid overdose educational materials and two doses of an opioid antagonist to certain patients being discharged or conditionally released from an inpatient facility and to certain previously incarcerated individuals upon discharge from incarceration; requires the provision of two doses of opioid antagonists to certain patients upon discharge from a hospital.

S2976 - Sponsor Memo

S2976 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2976
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  mental  hygiene  law,  in relation to providing
   discharged patients  with  opioid  overdose  training;  to  amend  the
   correction  law,  in  relation  to  providing  discharged inmates with
   opioid overdose training; and to  amend  the  public  health  law,  in
   relation to the provision of opioid antagonists for take home use upon
   discharge from the hospital
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 29.15 of the  mental  hygiene  law  is  amended  by
 adding a new subdivision (o) to read as follows:
   (O) 1. A PATIENT ABOUT TO BE DISCHARGED OR CONDITIONALLY RELEASED FROM
 AN  INPATIENT  FACILITY OPERATED OR LICENSED BY THE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM
 AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES AND WHO HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH  AN  OPIOID
 USE  DISORDER  SHALL PROVIDE SUCH PATIENT WITH AN OPIOID OVERDOSE EDUCA-
 TION THAT:
   (I) CONFORMS TO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OR FEDERAL  SUBSTANCE  ABUSE  AND
 MENTAL  HEALTH  SERVICES  ADMINISTRATION  GUIDELINES FOR OPIOID OVERDOSE
 EDUCATION;
   (II) EXPLAINS THE CAUSES OF AN OPIOID OVERDOSE;
   (III) INSTRUCTS WHEN AND HOW TO ADMINISTER IN ACCORDANCE WITH  MEDICAL
 BEST PRACTICES BOTH:
   (A) LIFE-SAVING RESCUE TECHNIQUES; AND
   (B) AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST; AND
   (IV) EXPLAINS HOW TO CONTACT APPROPRIATE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
   2.  SUCH  FACILITY  SHALL  ALSO  PROVIDE THE PATIENT AS THEY LEAVE THE
 FACILITY WITH:
   (I) TWO DOSES OF AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST IN A FORM APPROVED FOR TAKE HOME
 USE BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION; AND

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

Co-Sponsors

S2976A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A348
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §32.40, Ment Hyg L; add §§149-a & 511, Cor L; amd §2803-u, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6650, A8541

S2976A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the provision of opioid overdose educational materials and two doses of an opioid antagonist to certain patients being discharged or conditionally released from an inpatient facility and to certain previously incarcerated individuals upon discharge from incarceration; requires the provision of two doses of opioid antagonists to certain patients upon discharge from a hospital.

S2976A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2976A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2976--A
     Cal. No. 308
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. HARCKHAM, HINCHEY -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and
   Substance Abuse -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Alcoholism  and
   Substance  Abuse  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported
   favorably from said committee, ordered to  first  and  second  report,
   ordered  to  a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining
   its place in the order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend  the  mental  hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  providing
   discharged  patients  with  certain  educational  materials  regarding
   substance use disorders and  two doses of an opioid  antagonist  in  a
   form  approved  for  take  home  use;  to amend the correction law, in
   relation to providing previously incarcerated individuals with certain
   educational materials regarding substance use disorders and  two doses
   of an opioid antagonist in a form approved  for  take  home  use  upon
   discharge  from  incarceration; and to amend the public health law, in
   relation to the provision of opioid antagonists for take home use upon
   discharge from the hospital

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The mental hygiene law is amended by adding a new section
 32.40 to read as follows:
 § 32.40 EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SUBSTANCE USE  DISOR-
           DERS.
   (A)  AN  INDIVIDUAL DISCHARGED OR CONDITIONALLY RELEASED FROM A TREAT-
 MENT PROGRAM OPERATED OR LICENSED BY THE OFFICE  OF  ADDICTION  SERVICES
 AND SUPPORTS WHO HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER  SHALL
 BE  PROVIDED  WITH  EDUCATION  MATERIALS THAT ARE CONSISTENT WITH EDUCA-
 TIONAL MATERIALS PROVIDED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF  SECTION  TWEN-
 TY-EIGHT HUNDRED THREE-U OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03415-03-2
 S. 2976--A                          2

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