senate Bill S4359A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers for substance use disorders

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 19, 2022 print number 4359b
Jan 19, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 02, 2021 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 26, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1331
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 05, 2021 print number 4359a
May 05, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to health
Feb 03, 2021 referred to health

S4359 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-u, Pub Health L

S4359 - Summary

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers that are able to provide services to such individual within seventy-two hours for substance use disorders.

S4359 - Sponsor Memo

S4359 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4359
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to  connecting  indi-
   viduals with appropriate service providers for substance use disorders
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2803-u of  the  public  health  law,  as  added  by
 section  1 of part C of chapter 70 of the laws of 2016 and subdivision 1
 as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part BB of  chapter  57  of  the
 laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2803-u. Hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures. 1.
 The office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]  ADDICTION  services  AND
 SUPPORTS,  in consultation with the department, shall develop or utilize
 existing educational materials to be provided to  general  hospitals  to
 disseminate  to  individuals with a documented substance use disorder or
 who appear to have or be at risk for a  substance  use  disorder  during
 discharge  planning  pursuant to section twenty-eight hundred three-i of
 this article. Such materials shall  include  information  regarding  the
 various  types  of  HARM  REDUCTION,  treatment,  and recovery services,
 including but not limited to:  OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND SYRINGE  EXCHANGE
 SERVICES;  inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment; how
 to recognize the need for treatment  OR  OTHER  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER
 services;  information  for individuals to determine what type and level
 of CARE OR treatment is most appropriate and what resources  are  avail-
 able to them; and any other information the commissioner deems appropri-
 ate.  General  hospitals  shall include in their policies and procedures
 treatment protocols, consistent with medical standards, to  be  utilized
 by  the  emergency  departments in general hospitals for the appropriate
 use of medication-assisted treatment, including buprenorphine, prior  to
 discharge,  or  referral protocols for evaluation of medication-assisted
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07208-01-1

S4359A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-u, Pub Health L

S4359A - Summary

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers that are able to provide services to such individual within seventy-two hours for substance use disorders.

S4359A - Sponsor Memo

S4359A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4359--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed  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 referring individ-
   uals to appropriate service providers for substance use disorders
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2803-u of  the  public  health  law,  as  added  by
 section  1 of part C of chapter 70 of the laws of 2016 and subdivision 1
 as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part BB of  chapter  57  of  the
 laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2803-u. Hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures. 1.
 The office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]  ADDICTION  services  AND
 SUPPORTS,  in consultation with the department, shall develop or utilize
 existing educational materials to be provided to  general  hospitals  to
 disseminate  to  individuals with a documented substance use disorder or
 who appear to have or be at risk for a  substance  use  disorder  during
 discharge  planning  pursuant to section twenty-eight hundred three-i of
 this article. Such materials shall  include  information  regarding  the
 various  types  of  HARM  REDUCTION,  treatment,  and recovery services,
 including but not limited to:  OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND SYRINGE  EXCHANGE
 SERVICES;  inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment; how
 to recognize the need for treatment  OR  OTHER  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER
 services;  information  for individuals to determine what type and level
 of CARE OR treatment is most appropriate and what resources  are  avail-
 able to them; and any other information the commissioner deems appropri-
 ate.  General  hospitals  shall include in their policies and procedures
 treatment protocols, consistent with medical standards, to  be  utilized
 by  the  emergency  departments in general hospitals for the appropriate
 use of medication-assisted treatment, including buprenorphine, prior  to
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

S4359B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2803-u, Pub Health L

S4359B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Refers individuals to appropriate service providers that are able to provide services to such individual within seventy-two hours for substance use disorders.

S4359B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4359B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4359--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. HARCKHAM -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on Health in accord-
   ance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to referring individ-
   uals to appropriate service providers for substance use disorders
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 2803-u of  the  public  health  law,  as  added  by
 section  1 of part C of chapter 70 of the laws of 2016 and subdivision 1
 as amended by section 1 of subpart B of part BB of  chapter  57  of  the
 laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2803-u. Hospital substance use disorder policies and procedures. 1.
 The office of [alcoholism and substance abuse]  ADDICTION  services  AND
 SUPPORTS,  in consultation with the department, shall develop or utilize
 existing educational materials to be provided to  general  hospitals  to
 disseminate  to  individuals with a documented substance use disorder or
 who appear to have or be at risk for a  substance  use  disorder  during
 discharge  planning  pursuant to section twenty-eight hundred three-i of
 this article. Such materials shall  include  information  regarding  the
 various  types  of  HARM  REDUCTION,  treatment,  and recovery services,
 including but not limited to:  OVERDOSE PREVENTION AND SYRINGE  EXCHANGE
 SERVICES;  inpatient, outpatient, and medication-assisted treatment; how
 to recognize the need for treatment  OR  OTHER  SUBSTANCE  USE  DISORDER
 services;  information  for individuals to determine what type and level
 of CARE OR treatment is most appropriate and what resources  are  avail-
 able to them; and any other information the commissioner deems appropri-
 ate.  General  hospitals  shall include in their policies and procedures
 treatment protocols, consistent with medical standards, to  be  utilized
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07208-04-1

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