senate Bill S775A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes requirements for certification as a pharmacy technician

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 28, 2013 print number 775a
amend and recommit to finance
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 7, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S775
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S775 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4221A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6805-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7367A, A4605A
2009-2010: A5379

S775 - Summary

Establishes requirements for certification as a pharmacy technician; establishes no person shall act as a pharmacy technician unless registered by the state board of pharmacy.

S775 - Sponsor Memo

S775 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   775

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. FUSCHILLO -- 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 the registration and
  certification of pharmacy technicians; and providing for the repeal of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6805-a
to read as follows:
  S  6805-A.  REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATION AS A PHAR-
MACY TECHNICIAN. 1. ANY PERSON SEEKING TO  BE  EMPLOYED  AS  A  PHARMACY
TECHNICIAN  SHALL  FULFILL  THE  FOLLOWING  REQUIREMENTS  IN ORDER TO BE
REGISTERED AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN:
  A. APPLICATION: FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;
  B. EDUCATION: HAVE RECEIVED AN EDUCATION, INCLUDING HIGH SCHOOL GRADU-
ATION OR A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED);
  C. AGE: BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE;
  D. CHARACTER: BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AS DETERMINED BY THE  DEPART-
MENT,  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE  A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK THAT INDICATES
THAT THE APPLICANT HAS NO FELONY OR DRUG RELATED CONVICTIONS; AND
  E. FEE: PAY A REGISTRATION FEE ESTABLISHED IN REGULATION BY THE  BOARD
OF REGENTS. SUCH FEES SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN A DEDICATED FUND TO SUPPORT
THE REGULATION OF THE PROFESSIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  2. ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, NO PERSON SHALL ACT
AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN UNLESS REGISTERED BY THE BOARD.
  3.  BY JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN, TO QUALIFY TO BE A PHAR-
MACY TECHNICIAN, AN APPLICANT SHALL FULFILL THE  FOLLOWING  REQUIREMENTS
IN ORDER TO BE CERTIFIED AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN:
  A. APPLICATION: FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01451-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S775A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4221A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6805-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7367A, A4605A
2009-2010: A5379

S775A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes requirements for certification as a pharmacy technician; establishes no person shall act as a pharmacy technician unless registered by the state board of pharmacy.

S775A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S775A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 775--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FUSCHILLO, GRISANTI -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Educa-
  tion  --  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the
  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to the registration and
  certification of pharmacy technicians; and providing for the repeal of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6805-a
to read as follows:
  S  6805-A.  REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION AND CERTIFICATION AS A PHAR-
MACY TECHNICIAN. 1. ANY PERSON SEEKING TO  BE  EMPLOYED  AS  A  PHARMACY
TECHNICIAN  SHALL  FULFILL  THE  FOLLOWING  REQUIREMENTS  IN ORDER TO BE
REGISTERED AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN:
  A. APPLICATION: FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;
  B. EDUCATION: HAVE RECEIVED AN EDUCATION, INCLUDING HIGH SCHOOL GRADU-
ATION OR A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA (GED);
  C. AGE: BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE;
  D. CHARACTER: BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AS DETERMINED BY THE  DEPART-
MENT,  WHICH  SHALL  INCLUDE  A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK THAT INDICATES
THAT THE APPLICANT HAS NO FELONY OR DRUG RELATED CONVICTIONS; AND
  E. FEE: PAY A REGISTRATION FEE ESTABLISHED IN REGULATION BY THE  BOARD
OF REGENTS. SUCH FEES SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN A DEDICATED FUND TO SUPPORT
THE REGULATION OF THE PROFESSIONS BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  2. ON OR AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION, NO PERSON SHALL ACT
AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN UNLESS REGISTERED BY THE BOARD.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01451-02-3

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