senate Bill S4881A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes a licensed pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to administer meningococcal disease immunizing agents

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.274
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.259
substituted for a7324a
referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1490
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 13, 2013 print number 4881a
amend and recommit to higher education
Apr 29, 2013 referred to higher education

S4881 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7324A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6909 & 6802, Ed L

S4881 - Summary

Authorizes a licensed pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to administer meningococcal disease immunizing agents.

S4881 - Sponsor Memo

S4881 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4881

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing a licensed
  pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to administer  meningococ-
  cal disease immunizing agents

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section  6527  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) A LICENSED PHYSICIAN MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A NON-PATIENT SPECIF-
IC  ORDER  TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS PROMULGATED
BY THE COMMISSIONER, AND CONSISTENT WITH  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW,  FOR
ADMINISTERING IMMUNIZATIONS TO PREVENT MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE.
  S  2. Subdivision 7 of section 6909 of the education law is amended by
adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) A CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER  A  NON-PA-
TIENT  SPECIFIC  ORDER TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS
PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AND CONSISTENT WITH THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH
LAW, FOR ADMINISTERING IMMUNIZATIONS TO PREVENT MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE.
  S  3.  Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law, as amended
by chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  22. "Administer", for the purpose of section sixty-eight  hundred  one
of  this article, means the direct application of an immunizing agent to
adults, whether by injection, ingestion or any other means, pursuant  to
a.  a  patient specific order or non-patient specific regimen prescribed
or ordered by a physician or certified nurse  practitioner,  who  has  a
practice  site  in the county in which the immunization is administered,
for immunizations to prevent influenza or pneumococcal disease and medi-
cations required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis or b. a  patient
specific  order  prescribed or ordered by a physician or certified nurse
practitioner for immunizations to prevent [acute herpes zoster] MENINGO-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10441-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7324A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6909 & 6802, Ed L

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes a licensed pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to administer meningococcal disease immunizing agents.

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4881A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4881--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 29, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing a licensed
  pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to administer  meningococ-
  cal disease immunizing agents

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section  6527  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C) A LICENSED PHYSICIAN MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A NON-PATIENT SPECIF-
IC REGIMEN TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS PROMULGATED
BY  THE  COMMISSIONER,  AND  CONSISTENT  WITH THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, FOR
ADMINISTERING IMMUNIZATIONS TO PREVENT MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE.
  S 2. Subdivision 7 of section 6909 of the education law is amended  by
adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  A  CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A NON-PA-
TIENT SPECIFIC REGIMEN TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, PURSUANT TO REGULATIONS
PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER, AND CONSISTENT WITH THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH
LAW, FOR ADMINISTERING IMMUNIZATIONS TO PREVENT MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE.
  S  3.  Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law, as amended
by chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  22. "Administer", for the purpose of section sixty-eight  hundred  one
of  this article, means the direct application of an immunizing agent to
adults, whether by injection, ingestion or any other means, pursuant  to
a.  a  patient specific order or non-patient specific regimen prescribed
or ordered by a physician or certified nurse  practitioner,  who  has  a
practice  site  in the county in which the immunization is administered,
for immunizations to prevent influenza or pneumococcal disease and medi-
cations required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis or b. a  patient

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10441-04-3

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