assembly Bill A1962

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for the creation of a drug guide for seniors regarding the drugs commonly used by people over 62 years of age

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2010 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.174
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 04, 2009 referred to finance
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 30, 2009 advanced to third reading cal.432
Apr 28, 2009 reported
Feb 24, 2009 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 14, 2009 referred to aging

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A1962 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2031
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A2154, S2179
2013-2014: A363, S2239
2015-2016: A422
2017-2018: A633
2019-2020: A2326

A1962 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the creation of a drug guide for seniors regarding the drugs commonly used by people over 55 years of age; functions and drug interactions.

A1962 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1962

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. BENJAMIN, ALFANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BARRA, HOOPER, P. LOPEZ -- read once and referred to the  Committee
  on Aging

AN  ACT to amend the elder law, in relation to creating and distributing
  a drug guide for senior consumers

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  elder  law is amended by adding a new section 224 to
read as follows:
  S 224. SENIOR DRUG GUIDE. THE DIRECTOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE  STATE
BOARD  OF  PHARMACY,  AND  AFTER  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE STATE CONSUMER
PROTECTION BOARD, SHALL WITHIN AMOUNTS MADE AVAILABLE  BY  APPROPRIATION
THEREFOR  PREPARE  AND PUBLISH A GUIDE EXPLAINING THE PURPOSE, FUNCTION,
AND COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS OF DRUGS COMMONLY USED BY PERSONS OVER  THE
AGE  OF  SIXTY-TWO.  THE  DIRECTOR  SHALL  TAKE SUCH ACTIONS AS SHALL BE
NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE TO MAKE SUCH GUIDE  AVAILABLE  TO  INDIVIDUALS
UPON  REQUEST  AND  WITHOUT  CHARGE THROUGH DESIGNATED AGENCIES, AS SUCH
TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF  THIS  TITLE,  EXCEPT
THAT  REQUESTS  FOR  MORE  THAN TEN COPIES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A NOMINAL
CHARGE TO COVER THE COST OF REPRODUCTION AND HANDLING.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05348-01-9