senate Bill S6753

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes pharmacists to administer any immunization or vaccination required for admission and entrance to any school

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 27, 2019 referred to rules

S6753 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6801, 6802 & 6909, Ed L

S6753 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to administer any immunization or vaccination required for admission and entrance to any school pursuant to section 2164 of the public health law.

S6753 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6753 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6753

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 27, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  authorizing  pharma-
  cists  to  administer vaccinations required for admission and entrance
  to school

  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, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria or
pertussis  disease  and  medications required for emergency treatment of
anaphylaxis, AND ANY IMMUNIZATION REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION AND ENTRANCE TO
ANY SCHOOL PURSUANT TO SECTION  TWENTY-ONE  HUNDRED  SIXTY-FOUR  OF  THE
PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW.   Nothing in this subdivision shall authorize unli-
censed persons to administer immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.
  § 2. Subdivision 4 of section 6801 of the education law, as amended by
section 1 of part DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  4.  When  administering  an  immunization  in a pharmacy, the licensed
pharmacist shall provide an area for the immunization that provides  for
a patient's privacy. The privacy area should include:
  a.  a  clearly  visible posting of the most current "Recommended Adult
Immunization Schedule" published by the advisory committee for immuniza-
tion practices (ACIP); and
  (b) education materials on influenza vaccinations  AND  ANY  IMMUNIZA-
TIONS AND VACCINATIONS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION AND ENTRANCE TO ANY SCHOOL

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

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