senate Bill S5584B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes requirements for registered and certified pharmacy technicians

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 18, 2018 ordered to third reading cal.1837
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 15, 2017 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1795
Jun 08, 2017 print number 5584b
Jun 08, 2017 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 16, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Apr 24, 2017 print number 5584a
Apr 24, 2017 amend and recommit to higher education
Apr 18, 2017 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jun 18, 2018 - Rules committee Vote

S5584B
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 15, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S5584B
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 6, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S5584A
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 16, 2017 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5584A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5584 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4611
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6803-a, 6803-b, 6805-a, 6805-b & 6809, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5379
2011-2012: A4605
2013-2014: A4221
2015-2016: A4841

S5584 - Summary

Establishes requirements for registered and certified pharmacy technicians; requires persons working in a pharmacy who directly assist licensed pharmacists to dispense prescriptions or have authority to add or to modify prescription records maintained in the pharmacy computer system to be registered or certified as a pharmacy technician.

S5584 - Sponsor Memo

S5584 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5584

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 practice of regis-
  tered pharmacy technician or certified pharmacy technician

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

  Section  1.  The  education  law is amended by adding two new sections
6803-a and 6803-b to read as follows:
  § 6803-A. PRACTICE OF REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND USE OF  TITLE
"REGISTERED  PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". ONLY A PERSON REGISTERED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL  PRACTICE  AS  A  REGISTERED  PHARMACY
TECHNICIAN  OR  USE THE TITLE "REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". PRACTICE
AS A REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL INCLUDE PROVIDING PHARMACY AND
CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED  PHARMACIST.
REGISTERED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIANS  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBARTICLE THREE OF ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE.  REGISTRA-
TION  AS  A  PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL BE REQUIRED IF THE TECHNICIAN HAS
ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND EITHER DIRECTLY ASSISTS LICENSED  PHAR-
MACISTS  TO  DISPENSE  PRESCRIPTIONS  OR  MEDICATION  ORDERS, OR HAS THE
AUTHORITY TO ADD TO OR MODIFY PRESCRIPTION RECORDS.
  § 6803-B. PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND USE  OF  TITLE
"CERTIFIED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIAN".  ONLY A PERSON CERTIFIED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL PRACTICE AS A CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECH-
NICIAN OR USE THE TITLE "CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN".  PRACTICE AS  A
CERTIFIED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIAN  SHALL  INCLUDE  PROVIDING  PHARMACY AND
CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED  PHARMACIST.
CERTIFIED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIANS  SHALL  BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBARTICLE THREE OF ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF  THIS  TITLE.  CERTIF-
ICATION AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL BE REQUIRED IF THE TECHNICIAN HAS
ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS, AND EITHER DIRECTLY ASSISTS LICENSED PHAR-
MACISTS  TO  DISPENSE  PRESCRIPTIONS  OR  MEDICATION  ORDERS  OR HAS THE

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

Co-Sponsors

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S5584A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4611
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6803-a, 6803-b, 6805-a, 6805-b & 6809, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5379
2011-2012: A4605
2013-2014: A4221
2015-2016: A4841

S5584A - Summary

Establishes requirements for registered and certified pharmacy technicians; requires persons working in a pharmacy who directly assist licensed pharmacists to dispense prescriptions or have authority to add or to modify prescription records maintained in the pharmacy computer system to be registered or certified as a pharmacy technician.

S5584A - Sponsor Memo

S5584A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5584--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the practice of regis-
  tered pharmacy technician or certified pharmacy technician

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

  Section  1.  The  education  law is amended by adding two new sections
6803-a and 6803-b to read as follows:
  § 6803-A. PRACTICE OF REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND USE OF  TITLE
"REGISTERED  PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". ONLY A PERSON REGISTERED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL  PRACTICE  AS  A  REGISTERED  PHARMACY
TECHNICIAN  OR  USE THE TITLE "REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". PRACTICE
AS A REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL INCLUDE PROVIDING PHARMACY AND
CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED  PHARMACIST.
REGISTERED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIANS  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBPART THREE OF ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE.  REGISTRATION
AS  A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL BE REQUIRED IF THE TECHNICIAN HAS ACCESS
TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND EITHER DIRECTLY ASSISTS  LICENSED  PHARMACISTS
TO  DISPENSE PRESCRIPTIONS OR MEDICATION ORDERS, OR HAS THE AUTHORITY TO
ADD TO OR MODIFY PRESCRIPTION RECORDS.
  § 6803-B. PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND USE  OF  TITLE
"CERTIFIED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIAN".  ONLY A PERSON CERTIFIED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL PRACTICE AS A CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECH-
NICIAN OR USE THE TITLE "CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN".  PRACTICE AS  A
CERTIFIED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIAN  SHALL  INCLUDE  PROVIDING  PHARMACY AND
CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED  PHARMACIST.
CERTIFIED  PHARMACY  TECHNICIANS  SHALL  BE SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF
SUBPART THREE OF ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE. CERTIFICATION
AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL BE REQUIRED IF THE TECHNICIAN HAS  ACCESS

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

Co-Sponsors

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S5584B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4611
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§6803-a, 6803-b, 6805-a, 6805-b & 6809, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A5379
2011-2012: A4605
2013-2014: A4221
2015-2016: A4841

S5584B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes requirements for registered and certified pharmacy technicians; requires persons working in a pharmacy who directly assist licensed pharmacists to dispense prescriptions or have authority to add or to modify prescription records maintained in the pharmacy computer system to be registered or certified as a pharmacy technician.

S5584B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5584B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5584--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 18, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, AKSHAR, BONACIC, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, LATIMER,
  MURPHY, RANZENHOFER, VALESKY -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to said committee -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Finance  --  reported  favorably
  from said committee and committed to the Committee on Rules -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the practice of regis-
  tered pharmacy technician or certified pharmacy technician

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

  Section  1.  The  education  law is amended by adding two new sections
6803-a and 6803-b to read as follows:
  § 6803-A. PRACTICE OF REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND USE OF  TITLE
"REGISTERED  PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". ONLY A PERSON REGISTERED OR OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL  PRACTICE  AS  A  REGISTERED  PHARMACY
TECHNICIAN  OR  USE THE TITLE "REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". PRACTICE
AS A REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL INCLUDE PROVIDING PHARMACY-RE-
LATED SERVICES AS DEFINED IN  REGULATION  UNDER  THE  SUPERVISION  OF  A
LICENSED  PHARMACIST.   REGISTERED PHARMACY TECHNICIANS SHALL BE SUBJECT
TO THE PROVISIONS OF SUBPART THREE OF ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS
TITLE. REGISTRATION AS A PHARMACY TECHNICIAN SHALL BE  REQUIRED  IF  THE
TECHNICIAN  HAS ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND EITHER DIRECTLY ASSISTS
LICENSED PHARMACISTS TO DISPENSE PRESCRIPTIONS OR MEDICATION ORDERS,  OR
HAS THE AUTHORITY TO ADD TO OR MODIFY PRESCRIPTION RECORDS.
  §  6803-B.  PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN AND USE OF TITLE
"CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN". ONLY A PERSON  CERTIFIED  OR  OTHERWISE
AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL PRACTICE AS A CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECH-
NICIAN  OR USE THE TITLE "CERTIFIED PHARMACY TECHNICIAN".  PRACTICE AS A

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

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