assembly Bill A9529

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to pharmacist immunizations; makes certain provisions permanent

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Mar 10, 2016 referred to higher education

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A9529 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7321
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A455, S321
2019-2020: A6511
2021-2022: A1221

A9529 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pharmacist immunizations; makes certain provisions permanent.

A9529 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9529

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 10, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PAULIN, DINOWITZ, McDONALD, SCHIMMINGER, CROUCH,
  WALTER -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.  of  A.  CERETTO,  MAGEE,  SIMON,
  THIELE,  WALKER  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  pharmacist  immuniza-
  tions;  to  amend chapter 563 of the laws of 2008, amending the educa-
  tion law and the public health law relating to immunizing agents to be
  administered to adults by pharmacists, in relation to  making  certain
  provisions  permanent;  and  to amend chapter 116 of the laws of 2012,
  amending the education law relating to authorizing a licensed  pharma-
  cist and certified nurse practitioner to administer certain immunizing
  agents, in relation to making certain provisions permanent

  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,  as
amended  by  chapter  46  of  the  laws  of  2015, is amended to read as
follows:
  7. A licensed physician may prescribe and  order  a  patient  specific
order or non-patient 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  influen-
za,  pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphthe-
ria or pertussis disease and medications required for  emergency  treat-
ment  of  anaphylaxis]  AND  VACCINES  LISTED  IN  THE RECOMMENDED ADULT
IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION.
Nothing in this subdivision shall authorize unlicensed persons to admin-
ister immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.
  S 2. Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law,  as  amended
by chapter 46 of the laws of 2015, 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 patient specific order or non-patient specific regimen  prescribed  or
ordered by a physician or certified nurse practitioner, [who has a prac-

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