assembly Bill A422A

2015-2016 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 01, 2016 referred to aging
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 26, 2016 advanced to third reading cal.732
May 25, 2016 reported
Apr 11, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Apr 07, 2016 print number 422a
Apr 07, 2016 amend and recommit to aging
Jan 06, 2016 referred to aging
Jan 07, 2015 referred to aging

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A422 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1962
2011-2012: A2154
2013-2014: A363
2017-2018: A633, S3585
2019-2020: A2326, S3291, S7839
2021-2022: S3678

A422 - Summary

Provides for the creation of a drug guide for seniors regarding the drugs commonly used by people over 62 years of age; provides that such guide will include functions and drug interactions.

A422 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   422

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, MILLER, COLTON, OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by  -- M. of A.  BROOK-KRASNY, HOOPER, LOPEZ, PERRY, SEPULVEDA -- 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 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH,
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  GUIDE  SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE EFFECTS OF COMBINING SUCH
MEDICATIONS WITH ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION.   THE  DIRECTOR  SHALL  TAKE  SUCH
ACTIONS  AS SHALL BE NECESSARY AND APPROPRIATE TO MAKE SUCH GUIDE AVAIL-
ABLE 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  REASONABLE  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.
                                                           LBD00787-01-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A422A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7739
Current Committee:
Senate Aging
Law Section:
Elder Law
Laws Affected:
Add §224, Eld L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A1962
2011-2012: A2154
2013-2014: A363
2017-2018: A633, S3585
2019-2020: A2326, S3291, S7839
2021-2022: S3678

A422A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the creation of a drug guide for seniors regarding the drugs commonly used by people over 62 years of age; provides that such guide will include functions and drug interactions.

A422A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 422--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, MILLER, COLTON, OTIS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by  --  M.  of  A.  HOOPER,  LOPEZ,  PERRY, SEPULVEDA -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Aging -- recommitted to the Committee  on
  Aging  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

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 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH,
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  GUIDE  SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE EFFECTS OF COMBINING SUCH
MEDICATIONS WITH ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION.  PROMINENTLY WRITTEN IN  AT  LEAST
FOURTEEN  POINT TYPE ON THE FIRST PAGE OF THE GUIDE SHALL BE THE FOLLOW-
ING CAUTION: "DO NOT BEGIN TAKING, STOP TAKING, OR ALTER YOUR DOSAGE  OF
ANY MEDICATIONS WITHOUT CONSULTING YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER HEALTHCARE PRAC-
TITIONER."    THE DIRECTOR SHALL TAKE SUCH ACTIONS AS SHALL BE NECESSARY
AND APPROPRIATE TO MAKE SUCH GUIDE AVAILABLE ON THEIR WEBSITE AND  WITH-
OUT  CHARGE  THROUGH  DESIGNATED  AGENCIES,  AS  SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN
SECTION TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN OF THIS TITLE, AND IN THE SIX  MOST  COMMON
LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH. REQUESTS FOR MORE THAN TEN COPIES SHALL BE
SUBJECT  TO  A  REASONABLE  CHARGE TO COVER THE COST OF REPRODUCTION AND
HANDLING. THIS GUIDE SHALL BE UPDATED AS NEEDED TO MAINTAIN ACCURACY AND
RELEVANCY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.
  S 2. This act shall  take  effect  on  the  first  of  September  next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.