assembly Bill A10508A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing licensed pharmacists to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19

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Current Bill Status Via S8182 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 signed chap.110
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 28, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 27, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.47
substituted for a10508a
May 27, 2020 substituted by s8182a
rules report cal.47
reported
May 26, 2020 reported referred to rules
May 24, 2020 print number 10508a
May 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
May 22, 2020 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S8182A
15
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committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8182A
19
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committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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A10508 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8182
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L

A10508 - Summary

Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaulation and Research vaccine product approval process.

A10508 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10508

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 22, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES  -- (at request of M. of A. Paulin,
  Dinowitz) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher  Educa-
  tion

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing licensed
  pharmacists to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  7  of  section 6527 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 46 of the  laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  7.  A  licensed  physician  may prescribe and order a patient specific
order or non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist, pursuant
to regulations promulgated by the commissioner, and consistent with  the
public health law, for administering immunizations to prevent influenza,
pneumococcal,  acute  herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria,
COVID-19, or pertussis disease and medications  required  for  emergency
treatment  of  anaphylaxis.  Nothing in this subdivision shall authorize
unlicensed persons to administer immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.
  § 2. Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law,  as  amended
by section 2 of part DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
read as follows:
  22.  "Administer",  for the purpose of section sixty-eight hundred one
of this article, means:
  a. the direct application of an immunizing agent to adults, whether by
injection, ingestion, inhalation or  any  other  means,  pursuant  to  a
patient  specific  order  or  non-patient specific regimen prescribed or
ordered by a physician or certified nurse practitioner, who has a  prac-
tice site in the county or adjoining county in which the immunization is
administered,  for  immunizations  to  prevent  influenza, pneumococcal,
acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus,  diphtheria,  COVID-19,  or
pertussis  disease  and  medications required for emergency treatment of
anaphylaxis. If the commissioner of health determines that there  is  an
outbreak of disease, or that there is the imminent threat of an outbreak

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

Co-Sponsors

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A10508A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8182
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L

A10508A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaulation and Research vaccine product approval process.

A10508A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                10508--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 22, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  COMMITTEE  ON  RULES  -- (at request of M. of A. Paulin,
  Dinowitz) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher  Educa-
  tion  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  authorizing  licensed
  pharmacists  to  administer  an  approved  vaccine  for  COVID-19; 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.  Subdivision  7  of  section 6527 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 46 of the  laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  7.  A  licensed  physician  may prescribe and order a patient specific
order or non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist, pursuant
to regulations promulgated by the commissioner, and consistent with  the
public health law, for administering immunizations to prevent influenza,
pneumococcal,  acute  herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria,
COVID-19, or pertussis disease and medications  required  for  emergency
treatment  of  anaphylaxis.  Nothing in this subdivision shall authorize
unlicensed persons to administer immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.
  § 2. Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law,  as  amended
by section 2 of part DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
read as follows:
  22.  "Administer",  for the purpose of section sixty-eight hundred one
of this article, means:
  a. the direct application of an immunizing agent to adults, whether by
injection, ingestion, inhalation or  any  other  means,  pursuant  to  a
patient  specific  order  or  non-patient specific regimen prescribed or
ordered by a physician or certified nurse practitioner, who has a  prac-
tice site in the county or adjoining county in which the immunization is
administered,  for  immunizations  to  prevent  influenza, pneumococcal,
acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus,  diphtheria,  COVID-19,  or
pertussis  disease  and  medications required for emergency treatment of
anaphylaxis. If the commissioner of health determines that there  is  an

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