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A02260 Actions:

BILL NOA02260
 
01/25/2023referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
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A02260 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          2260
 
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                    January 25, 2023
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. SEPTIMO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
 
        AN ACT to require that the siting,  construction  and  establishment  of
          methadone  program  facilities  in  cities  having a population of one
          million or more be disbursed in the boroughs of such cities in propor-
          tion to the population of each such borough
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, with-
     2  in  cities having a population of one million or more, methadone program
     3  facilities registered with the office of addiction services and supports
     4  pursuant to section 19.16 of the mental hygiene  law  within  each  such
     5  city  shall  be  sited,  constructed  and/or  established throughout the
     6  boroughs of such city in proportion to each borough's population to  the
     7  city's  total population. Provided, however, that the provisions of this
     8  section shall not apply to the siting, construction or establishment  of
     9  any methadone program facility for which the appropriate community board
    10  or,  if  there be no community board, the appropriate neighborhood board
    11  shall have granted an exemption from such provisions.
    12    § 2. Methadone program facilities  sited,  constructed  and/or  estab-
    13  lished  within  cities  having a population of one million or more after
    14  the effective date of this act shall be located in those boroughs of the
    15  city which have the lowest concentration of such facilities  in  propor-
    16  tion to the borough population to the city's population.
    17    §  3.  Notwithstanding  any other provision of law to the contrary, no
    18  methadone program facility shall be sited,  constructed  or  established
    19  within  the  84th assembly district within a city having a population of
    20  one million or more unless the appropriate community board, or, if there
    21  be no community board, the appropriate  neighborhood  board  shall  have
    22  approved the siting, construction or establishment of such facility.
    23    § 4. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD05662-01-3
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