senate Bill S4975

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes the administration of vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and human papillomavirus by a licensed pharmacist and by a certified nurse practitioner

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1038
Apr 03, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4975
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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S4975 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6846
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L

S4975 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the administration of vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and human papillomavirus by a licensed pharmacist and by a certified nurse practitioner.

S4975 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4975 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4975

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 3, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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 authorizing the admin-
  istration of vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and human papillo-
  mavirus by a licensed pharmacist and by a certified nurse practitioner

  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,  HEPATITIS  A,  HEPATITIS B, HUMAN
PAPILLOMAVIRUS, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria 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. Paragraph a of 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:
  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, HEPATITIS A,  HEPATITIS  B,  HUMAN  PAPILLOMAVIRUS,
meningococcal,  tetanus, diphtheria or pertussis disease and medications
required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. If the commissioner  of

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

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