senate Bill S8708A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires public entities to maintain a stock of opioid antagonists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2022 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 11, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2022 1st report cal.1097
May 03, 2022 print number 8708a
May 03, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
Apr 01, 2022 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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May 9, 2022 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S8708A
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Committee Vote: May 9, 2022

aye wr (2)
excused (1)

S8708 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9324
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L

S8708 - Summary

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

S8708 - Sponsor Memo

S8708 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8708
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 1, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse
 
 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


S8708A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9324
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3309, Pub Health L

S8708A (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.

S8708A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8708A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8708--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               April 1, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism  and  Substance
   Abuse  --  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.
                                                            LBD14558-02-2

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