senate Bill S5162

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes the individuals authorized to perform tasks involving the dispensing of drugs

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
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 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.697
Apr 11, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 14, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5162
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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 14, 2019

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S5162 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6807, Ed L

S5162 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the individuals authorized to perform tasks involving the dispensing of drugs.

S5162 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5162 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5162

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 11, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 establishing the indi-
  viduals authorized to perform tasks involving the dispensing of drugs

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

  Section  1.  Section  6807 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. (A) THE COMPOUNDING, PREPARATION, LABELING, OR DISPENSING OF DRUGS,
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ARTICLE, IN FACILITIES  LICENSED  IN  ACCORDANCE
WITH  ARTICLE  TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, SHALL BE PERFORMED
BY:
  (I) A LICENSED PHARMACIST, AS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE; OR
  (II) A PHARMACY INTERN, UNDER THE DIRECT  SUPERVISION  OF  A  LICENSED
PHARMACIST AS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE.
  (B) UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED PHARMACIST, AN INDIVID-
UAL WHO HAS RECEIVED CERTIFICATION FROM A NATIONALLY ACCREDITED PHARMACY
TECHNICIAN  CERTIFICATION  PROGRAM, IF SUCH PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED BY
THE COMMISSIONER, AND WHO IS EMPLOYED IN A FACILITY LICENSED IN  ACCORD-
ANCE  WITH ARTICLE TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, OR IS EMPLOYED
IN A PHARMACY OWNED OR MANAGED BY SUCH A FACILITY, MAY ASSIST A LICENSED
PHARMACIST  IN  THE  PREPARATION  AND  DISPENSING  OF  DRUGS   INCLUDING
COMPOUNDING,  WEIGHING,  MIXING,  COUNTING,  POURING  AND MEASURING WHEN
PROPERLY TRAINED. PROOF OF CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING OF SUCH INDIVIDUAL
EMPLOYED BY A FACILITY SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE FACILITY AND  PROVIDED
TO STATE AGENCIES UPON REQUEST. SUCH INDIVIDUAL SHALL NOT EXERCISE CLIN-
ICAL JUDGMENT, INCLUDING INTERPRETING A PRESCRIPTION OR MEDICATION ORDER
FOR  THERAPEUTIC  ACCEPTABILITY AND APPROPRIATENESS.   CLINICAL JUDGMENT
SHALL ONLY BE EXERCISED BY A  LICENSED  PHARMACIST.  DIRECT  SUPERVISION
SHALL  INCLUDE  FINAL  APPROVAL OF ALL WORK PERFORMED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL
PRIOR TO THE ACTUAL DISPENSING OF ANY DRUG.

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

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