senate Bill S3959C

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes Buoy's law

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 05, 2020 advanced to third reading
Feb 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Feb 03, 2020 1st report cal.324
Jan 08, 2020 referred to domestic animal welfare
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 12, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1304
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 04, 2019 print number 3959c
Jun 04, 2019 amend and recommit to domestic animal welfare
May 31, 2019 print number 3959b
May 31, 2019 amend and recommit to domestic animal welfare
May 29, 2019 print number 3959a
May 29, 2019 amend and recommit to domestic animal welfare
Feb 21, 2019 referred to domestic animal welfare

Votes

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Feb 3, 2020 - Domestic Animal Welfare committee Vote

S3959C
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Domestic Animal Welfare Committee Vote: Feb 3, 2020

absent (1)

Jun 12, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S3959C
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S3959 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6502
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664

S3959 - Summary

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication verbally or through electronic means prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal; allows the client, or his or her agent, to decide whether or not to have a consultation.

S3959 - Sponsor Memo

S3959 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3959

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BROOKS, BOYLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Domestic Animal
  Welfare

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
  lishing  Buoy's  law  relating  to  requiring  veterinarians to notify
  owners of potential risks and side  effects  of  medication  prior  to
  prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
"Buoy's law".
  §  2.  The  agriculture  and  markets  law  is amended by adding a new
section 381 to read as follows:
  § 381. NOTIFICATION BY VETERINARIAN OF RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDI-
CATION. 1. A VETERINARIAN WHO PRESCRIBES OR OTHERWISE  PROVIDES  MEDICA-
TION  FOR AN ANIMAL SHALL NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE ANIMAL VERBALLY AND IN
WRITING OF THE POTENTIAL RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF SUCH MEDICATION PRIOR
TO PRESCRIBING OR PROVIDING MEDICATION.
  2. IF A  VETERINARIAN  REPACKAGES  PRESCRIPTION  MEDICATION  PRIOR  TO
PRESCRIBING  OR  OTHERWISE  PROVIDING  SUCH MEDICATION, THE VETERINARIAN
SHALL PROVIDE A COPY OF THE  DRUG  MANUFACTURER'S  WARNING  LABEL  OR  A
MANUFACTURER'S WARNING INFORMATION INSERT TO THE OWNER OF THE ANIMAL.
  § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08453-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3959A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6502
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664

S3959A - Summary

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication verbally or through electronic means prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal; allows the client, or his or her agent, to decide whether or not to have a consultation.

S3959A - Sponsor Memo

S3959A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3959--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   BROOKS,  BOYLE,  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  GAUGHRAN,
  GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,
  RAMOS,  SALAZAR,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS, THOMAS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Domestic  Animal  Welfare -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation to estab-
  lishing Buoy's law  relating  to  requiring  veterinarians  to  notify
  owners  of  potential  risks  and  side effects of medication prior to
  prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal

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

  Section  1.  Short title.  This act shall be known and may be cited as
"Buoy's law".
  § 2. The agriculture and markets  law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
section 381 to read as follows:
  § 381. NOTIFICATION BY VETERINARIAN OF RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDI-
CATION.  1. EACH TIME A VETERINARIAN INITIALLY PRESCRIBES, DISPENSES, OR
FURNISHES A MEDICATION TO AN ANIMAL PATIENT IN  AN  OUTPATIENT  SETTING,
THE VETERINARIAN SHALL OFFER TO PROVIDE, IN PERSON OR THROUGH ELECTRONIC
MEANS,  TO THE CLIENT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ANIMAL, OR HIS OR HER AGENT, A
CONSULTATION THAT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A) THE NAME AND DESCRIPTION OF THE MEDICATION;
  (B) ROUTE OF ADMINISTRATION, DOSAGE FORM,  DOSAGE,  DURATION  OF  DRUG
THERAPY,  THE DURATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE DRUG, AND THE COMMON SEVERE
ADVERSE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF A SHORT-ACTING OR LONG-ACTING
DRUG;
  (C) ANY SPECIAL DIRECTIONS FOR PROPER USE AND STORAGE;
  (D) ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A MISSED DOSE; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08453-02-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3959B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6502
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664

S3959B - Summary

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication verbally or through electronic means prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal; allows the client, or his or her agent, to decide whether or not to have a consultation.

S3959B - Sponsor Memo

S3959B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3959--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   BROOKS,  BOYLE,  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  GAUGHRAN,
  GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,
  RAMOS,  SALAZAR,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS, THOMAS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Domestic  Animal  Welfare -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
  lishing  Buoy's  law  relating  to  requiring  veterinarians to notify
  owners of potential risks and side  effects  of  medication  prior  to
  prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
"Buoy's law".
  §  2.  The  agriculture  and  markets  law  is amended by adding a new
section 381 to read as follows:
  § 381. NOTIFICATION BY VETERINARIAN OF RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDI-
CATION. 1. EACH TIME A VETERINARIAN INITIALLY PRESCRIBES, DISPENSES,  OR
PROVIDES A MEDICATION TO AN ANIMAL PATIENT IN AN OUTPATIENT SETTING, THE
VETERINARIAN  SHALL  OFFER  TO  PROVIDE, IN PERSON OR THROUGH ELECTRONIC
MEANS, TO THE CLIENT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ANIMAL, OR HIS OR HER AGENT,  A
CONSULTATION THAT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A) THE NAME AND DESCRIPTION OF THE MEDICATION;
  (B)  ROUTE  OF  ADMINISTRATION,  DOSAGE FORM, DOSAGE, DURATION OF DRUG
THERAPY, THE DURATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE DRUG, AND THE COMMON  SEVERE
ADVERSE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF A SHORT-ACTING OR LONG-ACTING
DRUG;
  (C) ANY SPECIAL DIRECTIONS FOR PROPER USE AND STORAGE;
  (D) ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A MISSED DOSE; AND

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

Co-Sponsors

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S3959C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6502
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §381, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664

S3959C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication verbally or through electronic means prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal; allows the client, or his or her agent, to decide whether or not to have a consultation.

S3959C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3959C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3959--C

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   BROOKS,  BOYLE,  CARLUCCI,  COMRIE,  GAUGHRAN,
  GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, JACKSON, KENNEDY,  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,
  RAMOS,  SALAZAR,  SAVINO,  SEPULVEDA, SERRANO, SKOUFIS, THOMAS -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Domestic  Animal  Welfare -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
  lishing  Buoy's  law  relating  to  requiring  veterinarians to notify
  owners of potential risks and side  effects  of  medication  prior  to
  prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal

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

  Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
"Buoy's law".
  §  2.  The  agriculture  and  markets  law  is amended by adding a new
section 381 to read as follows:
  § 381. NOTIFICATION BY VETERINARIAN OF RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDI-
CATION. 1. EACH TIME A VETERINARIAN INITIALLY PRESCRIBES, DISPENSES,  OR
PROVIDES A MEDICATION TO AN ANIMAL PATIENT IN AN OUTPATIENT SETTING, THE
VETERINARIAN  SHALL  OFFER  TO  PROVIDE, IN PERSON OR THROUGH ELECTRONIC
MEANS, TO THE CLIENT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ANIMAL, OR HIS OR HER AGENT,  A
CONSULTATION THAT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
  (A) THE NAME AND DESCRIPTION OF THE MEDICATION;
  (B)  ROUTE  OF  ADMINISTRATION,  DOSAGE FORM, DOSAGE, DURATION OF DRUG
THERAPY, THE DURATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE DRUG, AND THE COMMON  SEVERE
ADVERSE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF THE DRUG;
  (C) ANY SPECIAL DIRECTIONS FOR PROPER USE AND STORAGE;

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

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