senate Bill S8110

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing certain advanced home health aides to perform certain advanced tasks

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A10707 - Signed by Governor


  • 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
Nov 28, 2016 signed chap.471
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 16, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1923
substituted for s8110
Jun 16, 2016 substituted by a10707
ordered to third reading cal.1923
Jun 13, 2016 referred to rules

S8110 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10707
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6908, 6909 & 6906, Ed L; amd §§206, 3602, 3613, 2899 & 2899-a, Pub Health L

S8110 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to authorizing certain advanced home health aides to perform certain advanced tasks.

S8110 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8110 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8110

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- (at request of the Governor) -- read twice
  and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
  on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to  authorizing  certain advanced home health aides to perform certain
  advanced tasks; and providing for the repeal of such  provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 6908 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 2 to read as follows:
  2.  THIS  ARTICLE SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS PROHIBITING ADVANCED TASKS
PROVIDED BY AN ADVANCED HOME HEALTH AIDE IN ACCORDANCE WITH  REGULATIONS
DEVELOPED  BY THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
HEALTH.  AT A MINIMUM, SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL:
  A. SPECIFY THE ADVANCED TASKS THAT MAY BE PERFORMED BY  ADVANCED  HOME
HEALTH  AIDES PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION. SUCH TASKS SHALL INCLUDE THE
ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS WHICH ARE ROUTINE AND PREFILLED OR  OTHER-
WISE PACKAGED IN A MANNER THAT PROMOTES RELATIVE EASE OF ADMINISTRATION,
PROVIDED THAT ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS BY INJECTION, STERILE PROCE-
DURES,  AND  CENTRAL  LINE  MAINTENANCE  SHALL  BE PROHIBITED. PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, SUCH PROHIBITION SHALL NOT APPLY TO INJECTIONS  OF  INSULIN  OR
OTHER  INJECTIONS  FOR  DIABETES  CARE,  TO  INJECTIONS OF LOW MOLECULAR
WEIGHT HEPARIN,  AND  TO  PRE-FILLED  AUTO-INJECTIONS  OF  NALOXONE  AND
EPINEPHRINE FOR EMERGENCY PURPOSES, AND PROVIDED, FURTHER, THAT ENTITIES
EMPLOYING  ADVANCED HOME HEALTH AIDES PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL
ESTABLISH A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH TO ADDRESS DRUG DIVERSION;
  B. PROVIDE THAT ADVANCED TASKS PERFORMED BY ADVANCED HOME HEALTH AIDES
MAY BE PERFORMED ONLY UNDER  THE  DIRECT  SUPERVISION  OF  A  REGISTERED
PROFESSIONAL  NURSE  LICENSED  IN  NEW  YORK STATE, AS SET FORTH IN THIS
SUBDIVISION AND SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF SECTION SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED NINE  OF
THIS ARTICLE, WHERE SUCH NURSE IS EMPLOYED BY A HOME CARE SERVICES AGEN-
CY  LICENSED  OR  CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTY-SIX OF THE PUBLIC
HEALTH LAW, A HOSPICE PROGRAM CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE FORTY OF THE

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

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