senate Bill S5566

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs in counties with the most prevalent abuse of prescription opioids

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 committed to rules
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1091
Jan 05, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
Mar 11, 2021 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S5566
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
1
Excused
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Abstained
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

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S5566 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.09, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6725
2015-2016: S8080
2017-2018: S4326
2019-2020: S379

S5566 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the distribution of educational materials regarding the misuse of and addiction to prescription drugs in counties with the most prevalent abuse of prescription opioids.

S5566 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5566 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5566
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              March 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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 the distribution
   in counties with the  most  prevalent  prescription  opioid  abuse  of
   educational  materials  regarding  the  misuse  of  and  addiction  to
   prescription drugs
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision (j) of section 19.09 of the mental hygiene law
 is amended by adding a new paragraph 4 to read as follows:
   (4) UTILIZING DATA THAT IS AVAILABLE TO THE OFFICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
 LIMITED TO, INFORMATION OBTAINED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION
 THIRTY-THREE HUNDRED NINE-A OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW,  THE  COMMISSIONER
 SHALL  IDENTIFY THE COUNTIES IN NEW YORK STATE WHERE PRESCRIPTION OPIOID
 ABUSE IS MOST PREVALENT. PHARMACISTS LICENSED BY THE STATE  TO  DISPENSE
 PRESCRIPTION DRUGS MAY BE NOTIFIED AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COMMISSIONER
 IN  COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, ABOUT THE PREVALENCE OF
 OPIOID ABUSE IN THE COUNTY IN WHICH SUCH  PHARMACISTS  ARE  LOCATED  AND
 ENCOURAGE  THE  FACILITIES  WHERE  PRESCRIPTION  DRUGS  ARE DISPENSED TO
 DISTRIBUTE MATERIALS CREATED OR UTILIZED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05892-01-1


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