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A09869 Summary:

COSPNSRMiller ML, McDonald
Amd §3360, Pub Health L
Relates to adding autism as a covered condition for lawful medical use of marihuana.
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A09869 Actions:

02/15/2018referred to health
04/26/2018advanced to third reading cal.815
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A09869 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    February 15, 2018
        Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Health
        AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to adding autism to
          the list of conditions covered for lawful medical use of marihuana
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i)  of  paragraph  (a) of subdivision 7 of
     2  section 3360 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 403 of  the
     3  laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
     4    (i)  having one of the following severe debilitating or life-threaten-
     5  ing conditions: cancer, autism, positive status for human  immunodefici-
     6  ency  virus  or acquired immune deficiency syndrome, amyotrophic lateral
     7  sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, damage to the  nerv-
     8  ous  tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of
     9  intractable spasticity, epilepsy, inflammatory bowel  disease,  neuropa-
    10  thies, Huntington's disease, post-traumatic stress disorder, or as added
    11  by the commissioner; and
    12    §  2.  This act shall take effect immediately, provided, however, that
    13  the amendments to section 3360 of the public health law made by  section
    14  one of this act shall not affect the repeal of such section and shall be
    15  deemed repealed therewith.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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