senate Bill S6778

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to exceptions to requirements for electronic prescriptions

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 29, 2016 vetoed memo.218
Sep 20, 2016 delivered to governor
Mar 17, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.411
substituted for a9334
Mar 08, 2016 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 07, 2016 advanced to third reading
Mar 02, 2016 2nd report cal.
Mar 01, 2016 1st report cal.285
Feb 22, 2016 referred to health

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S6778 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9334
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §281, Pub Health L; amd §6810, Ed L

S6778 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exceptions to requirements for electronic prescriptions for oral prescriptions.

S6778 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6778 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6778

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 22, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to exceptions to requirements for electronic prescriptions

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

  Section  1.  Paragraphs (d) and (e) of subdivision 3 of section 281 of
the public health law, as amended by chapter 13 of the laws of 2015  are
amended, and a new paragraph (f) is added to read as follows:
  (d)  issued by a practitioner under circumstances where, notwithstand-
ing  the  practitioner's  present  ability   to   make   an   electronic
prescription  as required by this subdivision, such practitioner reason-
ably determines that it would be impractical for the patient  to  obtain
substances prescribed by electronic prescription in a timely manner, and
such  delay  would  adversely  impact  the  patient's medical condition,
provided that if such prescription is for a  controlled  substance,  the
quantity  of  controlled substances does not exceed a five day supply if
the controlled substance were used in accordance with the directions for
use; [or]
  (e) issued by a practitioner to be dispensed  by  a  pharmacy  located
outside the state, as set forth in regulation[.]; OR
  (F)  ISSUED AS AN ORAL PRESCRIPTION UNDER PARAGRAPH (B) OF SUBDIVISION
FOUR OF SECTION 6810 OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  S 2. Paragraphs (d) and (e) of subdivision 10 of section 6810  of  the
education  law,  as  amended  by  chapter  13  of  the laws of 2015, are
amended, and a new paragraph (f) is added to read as follows:
  (d) issued by a practitioner under circumstances where,  notwithstand-
ing   the   practitioner's   present   ability  to  make  an  electronic
prescription as required by this subdivision, such practitioner  reason-
ably  determines  that it would be impractical for the patient to obtain
substances prescribed by electronic prescription in a timely manner, and
such delay would  adversely  impact  the  patient's  medical  condition,
provided  that  if  such prescription is for a controlled substance, the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14203-01-6

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