senate Bill S7704A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes pharmacists to dispense HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2020 print number 7704a
Jun 22, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
Feb 10, 2020 referred to higher education

S7704 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9013
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6909 & 6801, Ed L

S7704 - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to dispense HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis.

S7704 - Sponsor Memo

S7704 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7704

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  authorizing  pharma-
  cists to dispense HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7-a of section 6527 of the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 502 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  7-a.  A  licensed physician may prescribe and order a patient specific
order or non-patient specific order to a licensed  pharmacist,  pursuant
to  regulations promulgated by the commissioner in consultation with the
commissioner of health, and consistent with the public health  law,  for
dispensing  up  to a seven day starter pack of HIV post-exposure prophy-
laxis  for  the  purpose  of  preventing  human  immunodeficiency  virus
infection following a potential human immunodeficiency virus exposure. A
LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  MAY  ALSO PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A PATIENT SPECIFIC OR
NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, PURSUANT  TO  REGU-
LATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER  OF HEALTH, AND CONSISTENT WITH THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW AND SECTION
SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE, FOR HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS,
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SUBDIVISION  SHALL REQUIRE THAT THE HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS AUTHOR-
IZED TO BE DISPENSED BY A LICENSED PHARMACIST SHALL PROVIDE FOR AT LEAST
A THIRTY-DAY, BUT NO MORE THAN A SIXTY-DAY, SUPPLY OF SUCH PROPHYLAXIS.
  § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 6909 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 502 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  8.  A  certified  nurse practitioner may prescribe and order a patient
specific order or non-patient specific order to a  licensed  pharmacist,
pursuant  to regulations promulgated by the commissioner in consultation
with the commissioner of health, and consistent with the  public  health
law,  for dispensing up to a seven day starter pack of HIV post-exposure
prophylaxis for the purpose of preventing human  immunodeficiency  virus
infection following a potential human immunodeficiency virus exposure. A
LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  MAY  ALSO PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A PATIENT SPECIFIC OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S7704A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9013
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6909 & 6801, Ed L

S7704A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to dispense HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis.

S7704A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7704A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7704--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 10, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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  authorizing  pharma-
  cists to dispense HIV pre-exposure and post-exposure prophylaxis

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 7-a of section 6527 of the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 502 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  7-a.  A  licensed physician may prescribe and order a patient specific
order or non-patient specific order to a licensed  pharmacist,  pursuant
to  regulations promulgated by the commissioner in consultation with the
commissioner of health, and consistent with the public health  law,  for
dispensing  up  to a seven day starter pack of HIV post-exposure prophy-
laxis  for  the  purpose  of  preventing  human  immunodeficiency  virus
infection following a potential human immunodeficiency virus exposure. A
LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  MAY  ALSO PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A PATIENT SPECIFIC OR
NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, PURSUANT  TO  REGU-
LATIONS PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMIS-
SIONER  OF HEALTH, AND CONSISTENT WITH THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW AND SECTION
SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF THIS TITLE, FOR HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS,
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SUBDIVISION  SHALL REQUIRE THAT THE HIV PRE-EXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS AUTHOR-
IZED TO BE DISPENSED BY A LICENSED PHARMACIST SHALL PROVIDE FOR AT LEAST
A THIRTY-DAY, BUT NO MORE THAN A SIXTY-DAY, SUPPLY OF SUCH PROPHYLAXIS.
  § 2. Subdivision 8 of section 6909 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 502 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  8.  A  certified  nurse practitioner may prescribe and order a patient
specific order or non-patient specific order to a  licensed  pharmacist,
pursuant  to regulations promulgated by the commissioner in consultation
with the commissioner of health, and consistent with the  public  health
law,  for dispensing up to a seven day starter pack of HIV post-exposure
prophylaxis for the purpose of preventing human  immunodeficiency  virus

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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