senate Bill S480

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing NYS prescription medication cost containment program

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  • Introduced
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 04, 2012 referred to civil service and pensions
Mar 23, 2011 defeated in civil service and pensions
Feb 22, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 05, 2011 referred to civil service and pensions

Votes

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Mar 23, 2011 - Civil Service and Pensions committee Vote

S480
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Civil Service and Pensions Committee Vote: Mar 23, 2011

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S480 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1098
Law Section:
Civil Service Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง159-d, Civ Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S6210B, A9207B

S480 - Summary

Relates to establishing the New York state prescription medication cost containment program.

S480 - Sponsor Memo

S480 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   480

                       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 Civil Service and Pensions

AN ACT to amend the civil service 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  civil service law is amended by adding a new section
159-d to read as follows:
  S 159-D. NEW  YORK  STATE  PRESCRIPTION  MEDICATION  COST  CONTAINMENT
PROGRAM.  1. THE PRESIDENT, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF SECTION TWO
OF THIS CHAPTER 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 ARE EMPLOYED
IN THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE STATE OR NEW YORK STATE  RESIDENTS  WHO  ARE
RETIRED  FROM  STATE SERVICE AND ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE NEW YORK STATE
HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN (NYSHIP) AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, SEVERAL OPTIONS  TO
FILL  MEDICAL  PRESCRIPTIONS THROUGH A CANADIAN MAIL ORDER COMPANY. SUCH
COMPANIES SHALL BE SELECTED THROUGH COMPETITIVE BIDDING PROCESS,  TO  BE
DESIGNED AND IMPLEMENTED BY THE PRESIDENT, AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION TWO
OF  SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER.  CANADIAN DRUG SUPPLIERS SHALL INCLUDE,
BUT SHALL NOT BE  LIMITED  TO  ALL  MANUFACTURERS  AND  DISTRIBUTORS  BY
CANADA'S RESEARCHED BASED PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES.
  S  2.  Nothing  contained  in this act shall supersede or diminish the
terms of a collective bargaining agreement.
  S 3. 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.
                                                           LBD03249-01-1

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