assembly Bill A9961A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2016 print number 9961a
Jun 12, 2016 amend and recommit to higher education
May 02, 2016 referred to higher education

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A9961 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7440
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7101-a & 7104, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6751, S5235
2019-2020: A1193, S4035

A9961 - Summary

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists.

A9961 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9961

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, ABINANTI, GUNTHER,
  FARRELL, WEPRIN, HEVESI, RYAN, TITUS, STIRPE, SKOUFIS, BUCHWALD, GOLD-
  FEDER, DiPIETRO, BRABENEC, GRAF -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  BARCLAY,  BLANKENBUSH,  CAHILL,  CROUCH, FRIEND, GALEF, GOODELL, GOTT-
  FRIED, HIKIND, KEARNS, PALMESANO, RIVERA, SKARTADOS, STEC, WOERNER  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the use of oral medi-
  cations by optometrists; 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. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of  section  7101-a  of  the
education  law,  as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995, is amended
to read as follows:
  (e) [Phase one] TOPICAL therapeutic pharmaceutical agents. [Phase one]
TOPICAL THERAPEUTIC pharmaceutical agents shall mean those  drugs  which
shall  be  limited  to topical application to the surface of the eye for
therapeutic purposes and shall be limited to:
  (i) antibiotic/antimicrobials;
  (ii) decongestants/anti-allergenics;
  (iii) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (iv) steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (v) antiviral agents;
  (vi) hyperosmotic/hypertonic agents;
  (vii) cycloplegics;
  (viii) artificial tears and lubricants; AND
  (IX) IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS.
  S 2. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of section 7101-a of the education
law, as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (f)  [Phase  two  therapeutic]  THERAPEUTIC  pharmaceutical agents FOR
TREATMENT OF GLAUCOMA AND OCULAR HYPERTENSION.  [Phase two]  THERAPEUTIC
pharmaceutical  agents FOR TREATMENT OF GLAUCOMA AND OCULAR HYPERTENSION

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15035-03-6

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A9961A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7440
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7101-a & 7104, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A6751, S5235
2019-2020: A1193, S4035

A9961A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists.

A9961A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 9961--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, ABINANTI, GUNTHER,
  FARRELL, WEPRIN, HEVESI, RYAN, TITUS, STIRPE, SKOUFIS, BUCHWALD, GOLD-
  FEDER, DiPIETRO, BRABENEC, GRAF, BLAKE, FAHY, ORTIZ, COLTON, WALTER --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH,  CAHILL,  CROUCH,
  FRIEND,  GALEF,  GOODELL,  GOTTFRIED,  HIKIND, KEARNS, LUPARDO, MAGEE,
  PALMESANO, RIVERA, SKARTADOS, STEC, WOERNER -- read once and  referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Higher Education -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the use of oral medi-
  cations by optometrists; 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. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of  section  7101-a  of  the
education  law,  as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995, is amended
to read as follows:
  (e) [Phase one] TOPICAL therapeutic pharmaceutical agents. [Phase one]
TOPICAL THERAPEUTIC pharmaceutical agents shall mean those  drugs  which
shall  be  limited  to topical application to the surface of the eye for
therapeutic purposes and shall be limited to:
  (i) antibiotic/antimicrobials;
  (ii) decongestants/anti-allergenics;
  (iii) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (iv) steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (v) antiviral agents;
  (vi) hyperosmotic/hypertonic agents;
  (vii) cycloplegics;
  (viii) artificial tears and lubricants; AND
  (IX) IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS.
  S 2. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of section 7101-a of the education
law, as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read  as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15035-08-6