Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 31, 2023||
referred to finance
Senate Bill S3520
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S3520 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3520 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3520 REVISED 1/31/23 SPONSOR: FERNANDEZ TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law and the state finance law, in relation to medical use of psilocybin; and making an appropriation therefor PURPOSE: To enable licensed facilitators to administer psilocybin-assisted thera- py to those qualified patients as defined by this bill. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: § 3369-aa: Definitions. * Facilitator means a mental health counselor, psychoanalyst, physician, physician assistant, registered professional nurse, clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, occupational therapist, occupational therapy assistant, licensed clinical social worker, or an individual
2023-S3520 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3520 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FERNANDEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance AN ACT to amend the public health law and the state finance law, in relation to medical use of psilocybin; and making an appropriation therefor THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 33 of the public health law is amended by adding a new title 5-B to read as follows: TITLE V-B MEDICAL USE OF PSILOCYBIN SECTION 3369-AA. DEFINITIONS. 3369-BB. LAWFUL MEDICAL USE. 3369-CC. CERTIFICATION OF FACILITATORS. 3369-DD. EVALUATION; RESEARCH PROGRAMS; REPORT BY DEPARTMENT. 3369-EE. RELATION TO OTHER LAWS. 3369-FF. PROTECTIONS FOR THE MEDICAL USE OF PSILOCYBIN. 3369-GG. REGULATIONS. 3369-HH. PSILOCYBIN ASSISTED THERAPY GRANT PROGRAM. 3369-II. NATURALLY GROWN MEDICAL PSILOCYBIN PILOT. 3369-JJ. PSILOCYBIN ASSISTED THERAPY ADVISORY BOARD. § 3369-AA. DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS TITLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: 1. "PSILOCYBIN" MEANS A NATURALLY OCCURRING PSYCHEDELIC PRODRUG COMPOUND PRODUCED BY FUNGI, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO MEMBERS OF THE GENUS PSILOCYBE. SUCH TERM SHALL INCLUDE PSILOCIN, THE SUBSTANCE INTO WHICH PSILOCYBIN IS CONVERTED IN THE HUMAN BODY. 2. "CARING FOR" MEANS TREATING A PATIENT, IN THE COURSE OF WHICH THE PRACTITIONER HAS COMPLETED A FULL ASSESSMENT OF THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL HISTORY AND CURRENT MEDICAL CONDITION. 3. "CERTIFIED MEDICAL USE" INCLUDES USE OF MEDICAL PSILOCYBIN FOR A PATIENT TO TREAT OR ALLEVIATE A PATIENT'S MEDICAL CONDITION OR SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PATIENT'S MEDICAL CONDITION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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