senate Bill S5091B

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires pharmacies to make reasonable attempts to notify patients of certain drug recalls

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Current Bill Status Via A4781 - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 18, 2019 signed chap.379
Oct 11, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1252
substituted for s5091b
Jun 11, 2019 substituted by a4781b
ordered to third reading cal.1252
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 08, 2019 print number 5091b
May 08, 2019 amend and recommit to higher education
Apr 12, 2019 print number 5091a
Apr 12, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Apr 09, 2019 referred to higher education

S5091 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4781
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6811-c, Ed L

S5091 - Summary

Requires pharmacies to make reasonable attempts to notify patients within seven days by phone or mail of class I drug recalls where such patients are currently taking such recalled drugs.

S5091 - Sponsor Memo

S5091 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5091

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- 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  requiring  pharmacies
  to notify patients of certain drug recalls

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6811-c
to read as follows:
  § 6811-C. PATIENT NOTIFICATION OF RECALLED DRUGS. 1. FOR  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION  THE TERM "CLASS I RECALL" SHALL MEAN A SITUATION IN WHICH
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION DEEMS THERE IS  REASONABLE  PROBABILITY
THAT  THE  USE  OF OR EXPOSURE TO A VIOLATIVE PRODUCT WILL CAUSE SERIOUS
ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OR DEATH.
  2. WHERE THERE HAS BEEN A CLASS I RECALL OF A PRESCRIPTION DRUG, PHAR-
MACIES SHALL NOTIFY ALL PATIENTS THAT HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED AND  WHO  ARE
CURRENTLY  TAKING  SUCH  RECALLED  DRUG  DISPENSED FROM SUCH PHARMACY BY
PHONE OR BY MAIL WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF SUCH RECALL.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06542-03-9

S5091A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4781
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6811-c, Ed L

S5091A - Summary

Requires pharmacies to make reasonable attempts to notify patients within seven days by phone or mail of class I drug recalls where such patients are currently taking such recalled drugs.

S5091A - Sponsor Memo

S5091A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5091--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  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  requiring  pharmacies
  to make reasonable attempts to notify patients of certain drug recalls

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6811-c
to read as follows:
  § 6811-C. PATIENT NOTIFICATION OF RECALLED DRUGS. 1. FOR  PURPOSES  OF
THIS  SECTION  THE TERM "CLASS I RECALL" SHALL MEAN A SITUATION IN WHICH
THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION DEEMS THERE IS  REASONABLE  PROBABILITY
THAT  THE  USE  OF OR EXPOSURE TO A VIOLATIVE PRODUCT WILL CAUSE SERIOUS
ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OR DEATH.
  2. WHERE THERE HAS BEEN A CLASS I RECALL OF A PRESCRIPTION DRUG, PHAR-
MACIES SHALL MAKE A REASONABLE ATTEMPT TO NOTIFY ALL PATIENTS THAT  HAVE
BEEN  PRESCRIBED  AND  WHO  ARE  CURRENTLY  TAKING  SUCH  RECALLED  DRUG
DISPENSED FROM SUCH PHARMACY BY PHONE OR BY MAIL WITHIN  SEVEN  DAYS  OF
THE PHARMACY BEING NOTIFIED BY A MANUFACTURER OF SUCH RECALL.
  3.  THE  NOTIFICATION  REQUIRED  BY THIS SECTION MAY BE PROVIDED BY AN
INDIVIDUAL PHARMACY OR BY A CENTRAL OFFICE IN THE  CASE  OF  A  PHARMACY
THAT IS PART OF A CHAIN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06542-05-9

Co-Sponsors

S5091B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4781
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6811-c, Ed L

S5091B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires pharmacies to make reasonable attempts to notify patients within seven days by phone or mail of class I drug recalls where such patients are currently taking such recalled drugs.

S5091B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5091B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5091--B

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  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 education law, in relation to requiring pharmacies
  to make reasonable attempts to notify patients of certain drug recalls

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 6811-c
to read as follows:
  §  6811-C.  PATIENT NOTIFICATION OF RECALLED DRUGS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF
THIS SECTION THE TERM "CLASS I RECALL" SHALL MEAN A SITUATION  IN  WHICH
THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION DEEMS THERE IS REASONABLE
PROBABILITY  THAT  THE  USE  OF  OR EXPOSURE TO A VIOLATIVE PRODUCT WILL
CAUSE SERIOUS ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OR DEATH.
  2. WHERE THERE HAS BEEN A CLASS I RECALL OF A PRESCRIPTION DRUG, PHAR-
MACIES SHALL MAKE A REASONABLE ATTEMPT TO NOTIFY ALL PATIENTS THAT  HAVE
BEEN  PRESCRIBED  AND  WHO  ARE  CURRENTLY  TAKING  SUCH  RECALLED  DRUG
DISPENSED FROM SUCH PHARMACY BY PHONE OR BY MAIL WITHIN  THREE  DAYS  OF
THE  PHARMACY BEING NOTIFIED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINIS-
TRATION, A MANUFACTURER, A WHOLESALER OR BY OTHER NOTICE OF SUCH RECALL.
  3. THE NOTIFICATION REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION MAY  BE  PROVIDED  BY  AN
INDIVIDUAL  PHARMACY  OR  BY  A CENTRAL OFFICE IN THE CASE OF A PHARMACY
THAT IS PART OF A CHAIN.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06542-07-9

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