senate Bill S7115

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the dispensing of partially filled prescriptions

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate & Assembly


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 25, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.408
substituted for a9034
Feb 04, 2020 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.174
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health

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S7115 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9034
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3333, Pub Health L; amd §6816, Ed L

S7115 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows a prescription for a schedule II, III, or IV controlled substance to be partially filled at the request of the prescriber or patient.

S7115 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7115 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7115

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to the dispensing of partially filled prescriptions

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

  Section  1. Section 3333 of the public health law is amended by adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. AT THE REQUEST OF THE PRESCRIBER OR THE PATIENT, A PRESCRIPTION FOR
A SCHEDULE II, SCHEDULE  III,  SCHEDULE  IV  OR  SCHEDULE  V  CONTROLLED
SUBSTANCE  MAY  BE PARTIALLY FILLED PROVIDED THAT THE PARTIAL FILLING IS
RECORDED IN THE SAME MANNER AS A REFILL. THE REMAINING QUANTITY  OF  THE
PRESCRIPTION  MAY  BE  DISPENSED SEPARATELY ONLY ONCE IN CONFORMITY WITH
DIRECTIONS FOR USE.
  § 2. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section  6816  of  the  education
law,  as  amended by chapter 710 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read
as follows:
  a. Any person, who, in putting up any drug, medicine, or food or prep-
aration used in medical practice, or  making  up  any  prescription,  or
filling  any  order  for  drugs, medicines, food or preparation puts any
untrue label, stamp or other  designation  of  contents  upon  any  box,
bottle or other package containing a drug, medicine, food or preparation
used  in medical practice, or substitutes or dispenses a different arti-
cle for or in lieu of any  article  prescribed,  ordered,  or  demanded,
except  where required pursuant to section sixty-eight hundred sixteen-a
of this article, or puts up a greater or lesser quantity of any ingredi-
ent specified in any  such  prescription,  order  or  demand  than  that
prescribed, ordered or demanded, except where required pursuant to para-
graph  (g)  of  subdivision two of section three hundred sixty-five-a of
the social services law OR  ALLOWED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  THIRTY-THREE
HUNDRED  THIRTY-THREE  OF  THE  PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, or otherwise deviates
from the terms of the prescription, order or demand by substituting  one
drug  for another, except where required pursuant to section sixty-eight

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