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S08965 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                    IN SENATE
                                      April 3, 2024
        Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to establishing a
          drug-induced movement disorder screening education program

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Subdivision  1 of section 207 of the public health law is
     2  amended by adding a new paragraph (h) to read as follows:
     3    (h) The department shall develop  and  conduct  a  program  concerning
     4  drug-induced  movement  disorders. Such program shall include but not be
     5  limited to, (i) educational information on the importance  of  screening
     6  for  and  identifying  symptoms  of drug-induced movement disorders; and
     7  (ii) the development and  dissemination  of  educational  materials  for
     8  healthcare  providers  regarding  treatment  for  drug-induced  movement
     9  disorders, including for services provided via telehealth.  Such  educa-
    10  tional materials disseminated to healthcare providers shall be developed
    11  and  disseminated  in  coordination  with  relevant  healthcare provider
    12  groups and shall include best practices for the treatment and  screening
    13  of  movement  disorders informed by the American Psychiatric Association
    14  and other professional society practice guidelines.  Such program  shall
    15  also  include  education  and  outreach on the elimination of stigma for
    16  people living with drug-induced movement disorders related to the treat-
    17  ment of mental health conditions.
    18    § 2. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
    19  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
    20  repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
    21  this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
    22  on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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