assembly Bill A10634B

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to instilling mydriatic or cycloplegic eye drops by persons trained and deemed qualified by supervising licensed physicians or supervising licensed optometrists; repealer

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 21, 2020 signed chap.180
Sep 16, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.937
substituted for s8641a
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.274
rules report cal.274
reported
Jul 14, 2020 reported referred to rules
Jul 09, 2020 print number 10634b
Jul 09, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
Jun 24, 2020 print number 10634a
Jun 24, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
Jun 10, 2020 referred to higher education

A10634 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8641
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6530, 6527 & 7105, rpld §7106 sub 4, Ed L

A10634 - Summary

Relates to instilling mydriatic or cycloplegic eye drops by persons trained and deemed qualified by supervising licensed physicians or supervising licensed optometrists.

A10634 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10634
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 10, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. McDonald) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to instilling mydriatic
   or cycloplegic eye drops by persons trained and  deemed  qualified  by
   supervising  licensed physicians or supervising licensed optometrists;
   and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  25  of section 6530 of the education law, as
 amended by chapter 517 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   25. [a.] Delegating professional responsibilities to a person when the
 licensee  delegating  such  responsibilities knows or has reason to know
 that such person is not qualified, by training,  by  experience,  or  by
 licensure, to perform them.
   [b.  A person shall be deemed qualified to assist a physician licensed
 pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of this title in the care  of
 a  patient  for  the  purpose of instilling mydriatic or cycloplegic eye
 drops (hereinafter "dilating eye drops") and  anesthetic  eye  drops  in
 conjunction  with  such  dilating  drops  to the surface of the eye of a
 patient, provided that the person instilling such dilating eye drops and
 anesthetic eye drops is under the on-site  supervision  of  a  physician
 pursuant  to such article one hundred thirty-one and such person is over
 the age of eighteen, successfully completes a curriculum and examination
 approved by the department demonstrating that such person has the requi-
 site experience to instill dilating eye drops and anesthetic  eye  drops
 used  in  conjunction with such dilating eye drops to the surface of the
 eye and registers with the department after paying the requisite fee  in
 accordance with the commissioner's regulations;]
   §  2.  Section  6527  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. (A) NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO AFFECT OR PREVENT
 A PERSON IN TRAINING OR TRAINED AND DEEMED QUALIFIED  BY  A  SUPERVISING
 LICENSED  PHYSICIAN,  TO  ASSIST THE LICENSED PHYSICIAN IN THE CARE OF A
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

A10634A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8641
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6530, 6527 & 7105, rpld §7106 sub 4, Ed L

A10634A - Summary

Relates to instilling mydriatic or cycloplegic eye drops by persons trained and deemed qualified by supervising licensed physicians or supervising licensed optometrists.

A10634A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10634--A
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 10, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. McDonald) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- 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  instilling  mydriatic
   or  cycloplegic  eye  drops by persons trained and deemed qualified by
   supervising licensed physicians or supervising licensed  optometrists;
   and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 25 of section 6530 of  the  education  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  517  of  the  laws  of 2019, is amended to read as
 follows:
   25. [a.] Delegating professional responsibilities to a person when the
 licensee delegating such responsibilities knows or has  reason  to  know
 that  such  person  is  not qualified, by training, by experience, or by
 licensure, to perform them.
   [b. A person shall be deemed qualified to assist a physician  licensed
 pursuant  to article one hundred thirty-one of this title in the care of
 a patient for the purpose of instilling  mydriatic  or  cycloplegic  eye
 drops  (hereinafter  "dilating  eye  drops") and anesthetic eye drops in
 conjunction with such dilating drops to the surface  of  the  eye  of  a
 patient, provided that the person instilling such dilating eye drops and
 anesthetic  eye  drops  is  under the on-site supervision of a physician
 pursuant to such article one hundred thirty-one and such person is  over
 the age of eighteen, successfully completes a curriculum and examination
 approved by the department demonstrating that such person has the requi-
 site  experience  to instill dilating eye drops and anesthetic eye drops
 used in conjunction with such dilating eye drops to the surface  of  the
 eye  and registers with the department after paying the requisite fee in
 accordance with the commissioner's regulations;]
   § 2. Section 6527 of the education law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

A10634B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8641
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6530, 6527 & 7105, rpld §7106 sub 4, Ed L

A10634B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to instilling mydriatic or cycloplegic eye drops by persons trained and deemed qualified by supervising licensed physicians or supervising licensed optometrists.

A10634B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                 10634--B
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 10, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. McDonald) --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- commit-
   tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
   mitted to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
   ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to instilling mydriatic
   or cycloplegic eye drops by persons trained and  deemed  qualified  by
   supervising  licensed physicians or supervising licensed optometrists;
   and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  25  of section 6530 of the education law, as
 amended by chapter 517 of the laws  of  2019,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   25. [a.] Delegating professional responsibilities to a person when the
 licensee  delegating  such  responsibilities knows or has reason to know
 that such person is not qualified, by training,  by  experience,  or  by
 licensure, to perform them.
   [b.  A person shall be deemed qualified to assist a physician licensed
 pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of this title in the care  of
 a  patient  for  the  purpose of instilling mydriatic or cycloplegic eye
 drops (hereinafter "dilating eye drops") and  anesthetic  eye  drops  in
 conjunction  with  such  dilating  drops  to the surface of the eye of a
 patient, provided that the person instilling such dilating eye drops and
 anesthetic eye drops is under the on-site  supervision  of  a  physician
 pursuant  to such article one hundred thirty-one and such person is over
 the age of eighteen, successfully completes a curriculum and examination
 approved by the department demonstrating that such person has the requi-
 site experience to instill dilating eye drops and anesthetic  eye  drops
 used  in  conjunction with such dilating eye drops to the surface of the
 eye and registers with the department after paying the requisite fee  in
 accordance with the commissioner's regulations;]
   §  2.  Section  6527  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets