senate Bill S4035

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of oral medications by optometrists

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 15, 2020 print number 4035a
Jul 15, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 30, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.827
Feb 26, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4035
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0
committee
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Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S4035 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7101-a & 7104, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7440
2017-2018: S5235

S4035 - Summary

Requires optometrists to meet certain standards, including the completion of a course, to prescribe oral medications.

S4035 - Sponsor Memo

S4035 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4035

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the use of oral  medi-
  cations  by  optometrists;  and  providing  for  the repeal of certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (e)  of subdivision 1 of section 7101-a of the
education law, as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (e) [Phase one] TOPICAL therapeutic pharmaceutical agents. [Phase one]
TOPICAL  THERAPEUTIC  pharmaceutical agents shall mean those drugs which
shall be limited to topical application to the surface of  the  eye  for
therapeutic purposes and shall be limited to:
  (i) antibiotic/antimicrobials;
  (ii) decongestants/anti-allergenics;
  (iii) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (iv) steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (v) antiviral agents;
  (vi) hyperosmotic/hypertonic agents;
  (vii) cycloplegics;
  (viii) artificial tears and lubricants; AND
  (IX) IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS.
  § 2. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of section 7101-a of the education
law,  as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
  (f) [Phase two  therapeutic]  THERAPEUTIC  pharmaceutical  agents  FOR
TREATMENT  OF GLAUCOMA AND OCULAR HYPERTENSION.  [Phase two] THERAPEUTIC
pharmaceutical agents FOR TREATMENT OF GLAUCOMA AND OCULAR  HYPERTENSION
shall  mean those drugs which shall be limited to topical application to
the surface of the eye and shall be limited to:

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

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S4035A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7101-a & 7104, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S7440
2017-2018: S5235

S4035A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires optometrists to meet certain standards, including the completion of a course, to prescribe oral medications.

S4035A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4035A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4035--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 26, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. BAILEY, BIAGGI, FUNKE, HOYLMAN, SERINO, SKOUFIS --
  read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to
  the  Committee  on Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on
  Higher Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the use of oral  medi-
  cations  by  optometrists;  and  providing  for  the repeal of certain
  provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (e)  of subdivision 1 of section 7101-a of the
education law, as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (e) [Phase one] TOPICAL therapeutic pharmaceutical agents. [Phase one]
TOPICAL  THERAPEUTIC  pharmaceutical agents shall mean those drugs which
shall be limited to topical application to the surface of  the  eye  for
therapeutic purposes and shall be limited to:
  (i) antibiotic/antimicrobials;
  (ii) decongestants/anti-allergenics;
  (iii) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (iv) steroidal anti-inflammatory agents;
  (v) antiviral agents;
  (vi) hyperosmotic/hypertonic agents;
  (vii) cycloplegics;
  (viii) artificial tears and lubricants; AND
  (IX) IMMUNOSUPPRESSIVE AGENTS.
  § 2. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 1 of section 7101-a of the education
law,  as added by chapter 517 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01275-11-0

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