S06255 Summary:

BILL NOS06255
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORCARLUCCI
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
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 NOS06255
 
01/06/2016REFERRED TO HEALTH
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S06255 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6255
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                       (Prefiled)
 
                                     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.
                                                                   LBD13040-06-5
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