assembly Bill A6751A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 18, 2018 print number 6751a
Apr 18, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Mar 16, 2017 referred to higher education

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A6751 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5235
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7101-a & 7104, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9961, S7440
2019-2020: A1193, S4035

A6751 - Summary

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists.

A6751 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6751

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, ABINANTI, GUNTHER,
  FARRELL, WEPRIN,  HEVESI,  RYAN,  TITUS,  STIRPE,  SKOUFIS,  BUCHWALD,
  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

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.
  § 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.

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A6751A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5235
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7101-a & 7104, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9961, S7440
2019-2020: A1193, S4035

A6751A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists.

A6751A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6751--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, ABINANTI, GUNTHER,
  WEPRIN, HEVESI, RYAN,  TITUS,  STIRPE,  SKOUFIS,  BUCHWALD,  DiPIETRO,
  BRABENEC,  BLAKE,  FAHY,  ORTIZ,  COLTON,  WALTER,  NORRIS,  McDONALD,
  BARRETT,  PHEFFER AMATO,  DINOWITZ,  OAKS,  LALOR,  ZEBROWSKI,  STECK,
  JENNE,  HUNTER, BRONSON, SOLAGES, PEOPLES-STOKES, DE LA ROSA, B. MILL-
  ER, RAIA,  GARBARINO,  MORINELLO,  FITZPATRICK,  DICKENS,  MAGNARELLI,
  PICHARDO,  SANTABARBARA, GIGLIO, PELLEGRINO, D. ROSENTHAL, KIM, RODRI-
  GUEZ, ABBATE, JONES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BARCLAY,  BLANK-
  ENBUSH,   BUTLER,  CAHILL,  CROUCH,  CUSICK,  ERRIGO,  FRIEND,  GALEF,
  GOODELL, GOTTFRIED, HAWLEY, HIKIND, LENTOL, LUPARDO, MAGEE, PALMESANO,
  RIVERA, SKARTADOS, STEC, THIELE, WALSH, WOERNER, WRIGHT --  read  once
  and  referred  to  the Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to
  the Committee on Higher Education 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 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;

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