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New York

FASD State Task Force

New York Statewide FASD Workgroup
Task Force Chair: Helen Weinstein
E-Mail: helenw@eccpasa.org
Web site: http://www.ccf.ny.gov/council-initiatives/fetal-alcohol-spectrum-disorder-fasd-interagency-workgroup/  Exit Disclaimer Graphic

FASD State Web site

New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services FASD Web pages:
www.oasas.ny.gov/fasd/index.cfm Exit Disclaimer Graphic

For information on New York State Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment Efforts, visit the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Web page: http://www.oasas.ny.gov/AdMed/sbirt/index.cfm

FASD Awareness Day Proclamation

http://www.oasas.ny.gov/fasd/index.cfm
FASD Awareness Day Proclamation PDF icon

Legislative Information:

Bill Number Category Introduced Description Status

A03419 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2011

Requires persons licensed to sell any alcoholic beverage for consumption on the premises to display a sign or poster on the dangers of alcohol consumption while pregnant; provides that the commissioner of health shall prepare and distribute the sign or poster to such license holders.

Referred to Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee 01/25/2011

A04287 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2011

Requires secondary schools to include within their health education course the medical and legal ramifications of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use during pregnancy.

Referred to education

02/02/2011

A01633 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Criminalization

2011

Amends definition of maltreated or neglected child to include children of alcohol or drug abusers who are unable to provide minimal care to the child or where such parent used alcohol or drugs during pregnancy resulting in the drug dependency of the child at birth.

Referred to Children and Families 01/11/2011

A01078 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

S03279 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2011

Requires development of educational materials for screening alcoholism and chemical dependency in women to be made available to health care providers. Signed Chap.265 08/03/2011

A07804 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2011

Requires the office of alcoholism and substance abuse services to develop training materials for health care providers and qualified health professionals, recognized by the office to enable the implementation of the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment program, regarding screening for alcoholism and chemical dependency. Referred to Alcoholism and Drug Abuse 06/06/2011

A04841 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2009

Requires secondary schools to include within their health education course the medical ramifications of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use during pregnancy.

Referred to Education Committee 01/06/2010

A05545 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Prevention

2009

Requires persons licensed to sell any alcoholic beverage for consumption on the premises to display a sign or poster on the dangers of alcohol consumption while pregnant; provides that the commissioner of health shall prepare and distribute the sign or poster to such license holders.

Referred to Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee 01/06/2010

A00502 Exit Disclaimer Graphic

Criminalization

2009

Provides for testing of newborns for presence of alcohol and/or controlled substance; makes provisions for intensive drug rehabilitation services as preventative services for any parent of a newborn testing positive for alcohol and/or controlled substances; directs the commissioner of health to establish criteria and guidelines for sample testing; establishes guidelines for admissibility of such laboratory test results in family court; provides for

referring alcohol and substance abusers to drug treatment court.

Recomitted to Committee on Children and Families 01/14/2010

A08065

Prevention

2007

Requires persons licensed to sell any alcoholic beverage for consumption on the premises to display a sign or poster on the dangers of alcohol consumption while pregnant.

Referred to Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection 01/09/2008

A06050

Criminalization

2007

Provides for testing of newborns for presence of alcohol and/or controlled substance; makes provisions for intensive drug rehabilitation services as preventative services for any parent of a newborn testing positive for alcohol and/or controlled substances; directs the commissioner of health to establish criteria and guidelines for sample testing; establishes guidelines for admissibility of such laboratory test results in family court; provides for

referring alcohol and substance abusers to drug treatment court.

Referred to Committee on Children and Families 02/28/2007

A06128

Prevention

2007

Requires secondary schools to include within their health education course the medical and legal ramifications of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use during pregnancy.

Referred to Committee on Education 03/02/2007

A04854

Criminalization

2007

Amends definition of maltreated or neglected child to include children of alcohol or drug abusers who are unable to provide minimal care to the child or where such parent used alcohol or drugs during pregnancy resulting in the drug dependency of the child at birth.

Held for consideration in Children and Families Committee 02/05/2008

A02511

Criminalization

2005

Amends definition of maltreated or neglected child to include children of alcohol or drug abusers who are unable to provide minimal care to the child or where such parent used alcohol or drugs during pregnancy resulting in the drug dependency of the child at birth.

Referred to Children and Families Committee 01/04/2006

A06925

Prevention

2005

Requires secondary schools to include within their health education course the medical and legal ramifications of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use during pregnancy.

Referred to Education Committee 01/04/2006