S06255 Summary:

BILL NO    S06255 

SAME AS    No Same as 




Amd S3343-b, Pub Health L

Authorizes the commissioner of health to promulgate rules and regulations
necessary to require chain pharmacies to operate drug disposal sites for unused
controlled substances; defines "chain pharmacy".
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S06255 Actions:

BILL NO    S06255 

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S06255 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 6, 2016
        Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- 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 the safe  disposal
          of unused controlled substances
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-

        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 3343-b of the  public  health  law  is  amended  by
     2  adding a new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
     3    4. The commissioner is hereby authorized to promulgate rules and regu-
     4  lations  necessary  to require chain pharmacies to operate drug disposal
     5  sites for unused controlled substances in  each  county  of  the  state,
     6  provided  such  chain  pharmacy  has a pharmacy located in a county. The
     7  commissioner shall determine and designate drug disposal sites based  on
     8  the  geographical  location  and number of locations such chain pharmacy
     9  owns in each county. For the purposes of this subdivision, "chain  phar-
    10  macy" means a pharmacy with more than twenty locations in the state.

    11    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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