senate Bill S5227

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to pharmacist immunizations and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; makes certain provisions permanent

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Jun 20, 2019 committed to rules
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.830
Apr 17, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 21, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5227
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 21, 2019

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S5227 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6511
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9529
2017-2018: A455
2021-2022: S2024, A1221

S5227 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pharmacist immunizations and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; makes certain provisions permanent.

S5227 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5227 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5227
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 17, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. MAY, BROOKS -- 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  pharmacist  immuniza-
   tions  and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; to amend chapter 563 of
   the laws of 2008, amending the education law and the public health law
   relating to immunizing agents to be administered to adults by  pharma-
   cists,  in  relation  to  making  certain provisions permanent; and to
   amend chapter 116 of the laws of  2012,  amending  the  education  law
   relating  to  authorizing  a  licensed  pharmacist and certified nurse
   practitioner to administer certain immunizing agents, in  relation  to
   making certain provisions permanent
 
   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  influen-
 za,  pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphthe-
 ria or pertussis disease] AND VACCINES LISTED IN THE  RECOMMENDED  ADULT
 IMMUNIZATION  SCHEDULE BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
 and medications required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis.   Noth-
 ing in this subdivision shall authorize unlicensed persons to administer
 immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.
   §  2.  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:
   22. "Administer", for the purpose of section sixty-eight  hundred  one
 of this article, means:

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

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