assembly Bill A1181A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the substitution of brand name epinephrine auto-injectors with alternate epinephrine auto-injectors

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

Your Voice

do you support this bill?

Please enter your contact information

Home address is used to determine the senate district in which you reside. Your support or opposition to this bill is then shared immediately with the senator who represents you.

Optional services from the NY State Senate:

Create an account. An account allows you to officially support or oppose key legislation, sign petitions with a single click, and follow issues, committees, and bills that matter to you. When you create an account, you agree to this platform's terms of participation.

Include a custom message for your Senator? (Optional)

Enter a message to your senator. Many New Yorkers use this to share the reasoning behind their support or opposition to the bill. Others might share a personal anecdote about how the bill would affect them or people they care about.

Actions

view actions (3)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2019 print number 1181a
May 17, 2019 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 14, 2019 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

view additional multi-sponsors

A1181 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3539
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6816-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8189
2017-2018: A7219, S2489

A1181 - Summary

Relates to the substitution of brand name epinephrine auto-injectors with alternate epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases.

A1181 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1181

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ABINANTI, BUCHWALD, D'URSO, SANTABARBARA, DICK-
  ENS, ARROYO, GOTTFRIED, SEAWRIGHT, BYRNE, LAWRENCE, BRABENEC, B. MILL-
  ER,  GIGLIO,  FITZPATRICK,  MALLIOTAKIS,  MORINELLO,  CROUCH,   JOHNS,
  NORRIS,  M. L. MILLER, WALSH, RAIA, GALEF, STECK, STERN -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. EPSTEIN, LIFTON, SCHIMMINGER,  SIMON,  WRIGHT  --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the substitution of
  brand name epinephrine auto-injectors with alternate epinephrine auto-
  injectors for dispensation by pharmacists

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

  Section  1. Section 6816-a of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION  OR  ANY  OTHER
SECTION  OF  LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, WHEN A PATIENT IS PRESCRIBED A BRAND
NAME EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR, A PHARMACIST MAY SUBSTITUTE AN ALTERNATE
EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR CONTAINING THE SAME ACTIVE INGREDIENTS, DOSAGE
FORM AND STRENGTH AS THE  BRAND  NAME  PRODUCT  PRESCRIBED,  ORDERED  OR
DEMANDED,  REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE ALTERNATE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR
IS INCLUDED IN THE LATEST LIST OF INTERCHANGEABLE DRUG PRODUCTS FOR  THE
PRESCRIBED EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR DEVICE, PROVIDED THAT:
  (I)  THE  PRESCRIBER  DOES NOT INDICATE THAT THE PRESCRIPTION THEREFOR
SHALL BE DISPENSED AS WRITTEN PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A)  OF  SUBDIVISION
SIX OF SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED TEN OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (II) THE ALTERNATE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR AVAILABLE WOULD REFLECT A
LOWER UNIT COST TO THE PURCHASER; AND
  (III)  THE PHARMACIST HAS ADVISED THE PURCHASER OF THE AVAILABILITY OF
AN ALTERNATE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR AND OBTAINED CONSENT TO  DISPENSE
THE ALTERNATE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05192-01-9

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

view additional multi-sponsors

A1181A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3539
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6816-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S8189
2017-2018: A7219, S2489

A1181A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the substitution of brand name epinephrine auto-injectors with alternate epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases.

A1181A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1181--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ABINANTI, BUCHWALD, D'URSO, SANTABARBARA, DICK-
  ENS, ARROYO, GOTTFRIED, SEAWRIGHT, BYRNE, LAWRENCE, BRABENEC, B. MILL-
  ER,  GIGLIO,  FITZPATRICK,  MALLIOTAKIS,  MORINELLO,  CROUCH,   JOHNS,
  NORRIS, M. L. MILLER, WALSH, RAIA, GALEF, STECK, STERN, BURKE, SAYEGH,
  PAULIN,  ZEBROWSKI,  BUTTENSCHON,  ORTIZ,  ASHBY, JACOBSON, MONTESANO,
  PICHARDO, GUNTHER, McMAHON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  DeSTEFA-
  NO,  EPSTEIN,  HAWLEY, LIFTON, SCHIMMINGER, SIMON, WRIGHT -- read once
  and referred  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 substitution of
  brand name epinephrine auto-injectors with alternate epinephrine auto-
  injectors for dispensation by pharmacists

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

  Section  1. Section 6816-a of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION  OR  ANY  OTHER
SECTION  OF  LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, WHEN A PATIENT IS PRESCRIBED A BRAND
NAME EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR, A PHARMACIST MAY SUBSTITUTE AN ALTERNATE
EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR CONTAINING THE SAME ACTIVE INGREDIENTS, DOSAGE
FORM AND STRENGTH AS THE  BRAND  NAME  PRODUCT  PRESCRIBED,  ORDERED  OR
DEMANDED,  REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE ALTERNATE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR
IS INCLUDED IN THE LATEST LIST OF INTERCHANGEABLE DRUG PRODUCTS FOR  THE
PRESCRIBED EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR DEVICE, PROVIDED THAT:
  (I)  THE  PRESCRIBER  DOES NOT INDICATE THAT THE PRESCRIPTION THEREFOR
SHALL BE DISPENSED AS WRITTEN PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A)  OF  SUBDIVISION
SIX OF SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED TEN OF THIS ARTICLE;
  (II) THE ALTERNATE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR AVAILABLE WOULD REFLECT A
LOWER UNIT COST TO THE PURCHASER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05192-05-9

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.