Senate Bill S3347

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to the availability of buprenorphine in opioid treatment programs

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Alcoholism And Substance Use Disorders Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S3347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1055
Current Committee:
Senate Alcoholism And Substance Use Disorders
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Add §32.12, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A5953
2021-2022: S6746, A705

2023-S3347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires facilities that provide treatment for substance use disorders to have at least one practitioner qualified to administer or prescribe buprenorphine to individuals in their care with substance use disorders related to opioids.

2023-S3347 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S3347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3347
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- 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  availability
   of buprenorphine in opioid treatment programs

   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
 32.12 to read as follows:
 § 32.12 AVAILABILITY OF BUPRENORPHINE.
   EVERY   FACILITY  LICENSED  OR  AUTHORIZED  TO  PROVIDE  SERVICES  FOR
 SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS RELATED TO  OPIOIDS  THAT  EMPLOYS  A  QUALIFIED
 PRACTITIONER,  AS  DETERMINED  BY FEDERAL LAW, SHALL ENSURE AT LEAST ONE
 PRACTITIONER IN THE FACILITY HAS RECEIVED AN APPROPRIATE  WAIVER  AND/OR
 HAS COMPLETED REQUIRED TRAINING TO ADMINISTER OR PRESCRIBE BUPRENORPHINE
 TO  INDIVIDUALS  IN  THEIR CARE WITH A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER WHERE SUCH
 DRUG IS DETERMINED APPROPRIATE FOR THEIR TREATMENT.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
 it shall have become a law.  Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
 completed on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00691-01-3



              

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rhwingate
2 months ago

This isn't already standard practice? - interesting.

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