senate Bill S7164A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a pilot program authorizing certain nurse aides to administer medication in residential health care facilities in St. Lawrence county

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 referred to higher education
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 11, 2018 amended on third reading (t) 7164a
Jun 11, 2018 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 01, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 13, 2018 advanced to third reading
Feb 12, 2018 2nd report cal.
Feb 06, 2018 1st report cal.378
Jan 03, 2018 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 6, 2018 - Health committee Vote

S7164
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7164 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7377
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6908, 6909 & 6906, Ed L; amd §§206, 2801 & 2803-j, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1199, A6250

S7164 - Summary

Authorizes nursing home medication aides to administer medication in residential health care facilities in St. Lawrence county.

S7164 - Sponsor Memo

S7164 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7164

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 the administration of medication in residential health care facili-
  ties in St. Lawrence county; and providing  for  the  repeal  of  such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2803-v to read as follows:
  § 2803-V. NURSING HOME MEDICATION AIDES PILOT PROGRAM IN ST.  LAWRENCE
COUNTY.  1.  AS  AUTHORIZED IN PARAGRAPH I OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW RELATING TO  THE  PRACTICE
OF  NURSING,  NURSE AIDES, AS CERTIFIED PURSUANT TO SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT
HUNDRED THREE-J OF THIS ARTICLE,  AS  ADDED  BY  CHAPTER  SEVEN  HUNDRED
SEVENTEEN OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-NINE, ARE AUTHORIZED TO
BE  CERTIFIED  AS MEDICATION AIDES IN ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY AND ADMINISTER
MEDICATIONS IN RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, AS  DEFINED  IN  THIS
ARTICLE,  IN  SUCH  COUNTY  UNDER  THE SUPERVISION OF A REGISTERED NURSE
AFTER COMPLETING A PROGRAM OF TRAINING AND CLINICAL PRACTICE IN DISPENS-
ING MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
  2. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS TO:
  (A) DEFINE PROPER STANDARDS OF PRACTICE TO ENSURE APPROPRIATE  CERTIF-
ICATION  STANDARDS AND THAT SERVICES ARE DELIVERED IN A SCOPE AND MANNER
CONSISTENT WITH THE NEED TO ENSURE THE SAFETY AND  QUALITY  OF  SERVICES
DELIVERED BY MEDICATION AIDES;
  (B)  REQUIRE  THAT  PROSPECTIVE  MEDICATION AIDES UNDERGO A PROGRAM OF
TRAINING AND CLINICAL PRACTICE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO ENSURE THAT
ONLY CAPABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH REQUIRED SKILLS ARE CERTIFIED AND  ALLOWED
TO ADMINISTER MEDICATIONS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A REGISTERED NURSE;
  (C) REQUIRE PERIODIC RE-ASSESSMENT AND TRAINING OF MEDICATION AIDES TO
ENSURE NECESSARY SKILL LEVELS FOR CERTIFICATION ARE MAINTAINED;

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

S7164A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7377
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6908, 6909 & 6906, Ed L; amd §§206, 2801 & 2803-j, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S1199, A6250

S7164A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes nursing home medication aides to administer medication in residential health care facilities in St. Lawrence county.

S7164A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7164A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7164--A
    Cal. No. 378

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 3, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- reported favora-
  bly from said committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered
  to  a  third  reading, passed by Senate and delivered to the Assembly,
  recalled, vote reconsidered, restored to third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to  authorizing  certain  nursing  home  medication  aides  to perform
  certain  advanced  tasks;  and  providing  for  the  repeal  of   such
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 6908 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL  NOT BE CONSTRUED AS PROHIBITING THE ADMINIS-
TRATION OF MEDICATION BY A NURSING HOME MEDICATION AIDE CERTIFIED PURSU-
ANT TO SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED THREE-J OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW  AS
ADDED BY CHAPTER SEVEN HUNDRED SEVENTEEN OF THE LAWS OF NINETEEN HUNDRED
EIGHTY-NINE IN RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, AS DEFINED IN ARTICLE
TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, IN THE COUNTY OF ST. LAWRENCE, IN
ACCORDANCE  WITH REGULATIONS DEVELOPED BY THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTA-
TION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH.   AT A MINIMUM,  SUCH  REGULATIONS
SHALL:
  A.  AUTHORIZE  THE ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS WHICH ARE ROUTINE AND
PREFILLED OR OTHERWISE PACKAGED IN A MANNER THAT PROMOTES RELATIVE  EASE
OF  ADMINISTRATION,  PROVIDED  THAT  ADMINISTRATION  OF  MEDICATIONS  BY
INJECTION SHALL BE PROHIBITED. PROVIDED, HOWEVER, SUCH PROHIBITION SHALL
NOT APPLY TO INJECTIONS OF INSULIN  OR  OTHER  INJECTIONS  FOR  DIABETES
CARE,  TO  INJECTIONS OF LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARIN, AND TO PRE-FILLED
AUTO-INJECTIONS OF EPINEPHRINE FOR  EMERGENCY  PURPOSES,  AND  PROVIDED,
FURTHER,  THAT ENTITIES EMPLOYING NURSING HOME MEDICATION AIDES PURSUANT
TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ESTABLISH A  SYSTEMATIC  APPROACH  TO  ADDRESS
DRUG DIVERSION;

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