Meeting Name: Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/20/2022 10:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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T2022-2048 *   Oversight - Pilot Buyback Program to Address Improperly Discarded Syringes and Increase Harm Reduction in NYC.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2022-2048 *   Oversight - Pilot Buyback Program to Address Improperly Discarded Syringes and Increase Harm Reduction in NYC.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0609-2022 *Diana I. Ayala  Establishing a needle, syringe and sharp buyback pilot program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to establish a pilot program, in consultation with overdose prevention centers (OPCs) operating in New York City, to offer financial incentives for the return of used needles, syringes, and sharps to overdose prevention centers for their disposal. The program would only be open to individuals who use OPCs for drug consumption. The bill would authorize DOHMH to set the buyback incentive, up to 20 cents per needle, syringe or sharp, with a cap of $10 per individual per day. Once implemented, the program would expire after one year and would require DOHMH to make a recommendation as to whether to make the pilot program permanent and whether to expand it.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0609-2022 *Diana I. Ayala  Establishing a needle, syringe and sharp buyback pilot program.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to establish a pilot program, in consultation with overdose prevention centers (OPCs) operating in New York City, to offer financial incentives for the return of used needles, syringes, and sharps to overdose prevention centers for their disposal. The program would only be open to individuals who use OPCs for drug consumption. The bill would authorize DOHMH to set the buyback incentive, up to 20 cents per needle, syringe or sharp, with a cap of $10 per individual per day. Once implemented, the program would expire after one year and would require DOHMH to make a recommendation as to whether to make the pilot program permanent and whether to expand it.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available