senate Bill S321A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes pharmacists and certified nurse practitioners to provide hepatitis A and hepatitis B immunizations

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.2025
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 31, 2018 print number 321a
May 31, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 04, 2017 referred to higher education

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S321 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9073
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7321
2019-2020: A2900

S321 - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists and certified nurse practitioners to provide hepatitis A and hepatitis B immunizations.

S321 - Sponsor Memo

S321 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   321

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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.
  § 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S321A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9073
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7321
2019-2020: A2900

S321A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists and certified nurse practitioners to provide hepatitis A and hepatitis B immunizations.

S321A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S321A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 321--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. ROBACH, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, BONACIC, FUNKE, GALLIVAN,
  HELMING, LARKIN, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education -- recom-
  mitted  to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to pharmacist immuniza-
  tions

  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 influenza,
pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, HEPATITIS A, HEPATITIS B, meningococ-
cal,  tetanus,  diphtheria or pertussis disease and medications required
for emergency treatment of  anaphylaxis.  Nothing  in  this  subdivision
shall authorize unlicensed persons to administer immunizations, vaccines
or other drugs.
  §  2.  Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law, as amended
by section 2 of part DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
read as follows:
  22. "Administer", for the purpose of section sixty-eight  hundred  one
of this article, means:
  a. the direct application of an immunizing agent to adults, whether by
injection,  ingestion,  inhalation  or  any  other  means, pursuant to a
patient specific order or non-patient  specific  regimen  prescribed  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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