senate Bill S5235

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 12, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1715
Jun 05, 2018 reported and committed to rules
May 08, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Apr 26, 2018 print number 5235a
Apr 26, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Mar 16, 2017 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jun 12, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S5235A
22
1
committee
22
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 5, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S5235A
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 8, 2018 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5235A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5235 - Details

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: S7440
2019-2020: S4035

S5235 - Summary

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists.

S5235 - Sponsor Memo

S5235 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5235

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FUNKE, ADDABBO, GALLIVAN, LITTLE, MARCHIONE, O'MARA,
  ORTT,  RITCHIE,  SERINO,  SEWARD,  VALESKY,  YOUNG  --  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 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:
  (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.

Co-Sponsors

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S5235A (ACTIVE) - Details

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: S7440
2019-2020: S4035

S5235A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists.

S5235A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5235A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5235--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FUNKE, ADDABBO, AKSHAR, ALCANTARA, GALLIVAN, LITTLE,
  MARCHIONE,  MURPHY,  O'MARA,  ORTT,  RITCHIE, SERINO, SEWARD, VALESKY,
  YOUNG -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed  to  the Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted 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 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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