senate Bill S111

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing the NYS prescription medication cost containment program

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Mar 31, 2011 committee discharged and committed to health
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to aging

S111 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A268
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง249-a, Eld L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1645A, A7666

S111 - Summary

Relates to establishing the NYS prescription medication cost containment program.

S111 - Sponsor Memo

S111 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   111

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Aging

AN ACT to amend the elder  law,  in  relation  to  the  New  York  state
  prescription medication cost containment program

  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  249-a  to
read as follows:
  S  249-A.  NEW  YORK  STATE  PRESCRIPTION  MEDICATION COST CONTAINMENT
PROGRAM. 1. THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO  CREATE
THE NEW YORK STATE PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION COST CONTAINMENT PROGRAM.
  2.  SUCH  PROGRAM SHALL OFFER NEW YORK STATE RESIDENTS WHO QUALIFY FOR
THE  ELDERLY  PHARMACEUTICAL  INSURANCE  COVERAGE  PROGRAM  PURSUANT  TO
SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED FORTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, SEVERAL OPTIONS TO FILL
MEDICAL PRESCRIPTIONS THROUGH A CANADIAN MAIL ORDER COMPANY. SUCH COMPA-
NIES SHALL BE  SELECTED  THROUGH  COMPETITIVE  BIDDING  PROCESS,  TO  BE
DESIGNED  AND  IMPLEMENTED  BY  THE  EXECUTIVE  DIRECTOR.  CANADIAN DRUG
SUPPLIERS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT SHALL NOT BE LIMITED TO  ALL  MANUFACTURERS
AND DISTRIBUTORS BY CANADA'S RESEARCHED BASED PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02204-01-1

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