senate Bill S8182A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing licensed pharmacists to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2020 signed chap.110
Jun 05, 2020 delivered to governor
May 28, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
May 27, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.47
substituted for a10508a
referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.647
May 26, 2020 reported and committed to rules
May 24, 2020 committee discharged and committed to health
print number 8182a
May 24, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Apr 13, 2020 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 26, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S8182A
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8182A
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S8182 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10508
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L

S8182 - Summary

Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaulation and Research vaccine product approval process.

S8182 - Sponsor Memo

S8182 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8182

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 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  licensed
  pharmacists to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19

  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,
COVID-19,  or  pertussis  disease and medications required for emergency
treatment of anaphylaxis. Nothing 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:
  a. the direct application of an immunizing agent to adults, whether by
injection,  ingestion,  inhalation  or  any  other  means, pursuant to a
patient specific order or non-patient  specific  regimen  prescribed  or
ordered  by a physician or certified nurse practitioner, who has a prac-
tice site in the county or adjoining county in which the immunization is
administered, for  immunizations  to  prevent  influenza,  pneumococcal,
acute  herpes  zoster,  meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, COVID-19, or
pertussis disease and medications required for  emergency  treatment  of
anaphylaxis.  If  the commissioner of health determines that there is an
outbreak of disease, or that there is the imminent threat of an outbreak
of disease, then the commissioner of  health  may  issue  a  non-patient
specific regimen applicable statewide.

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

Co-Sponsors

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S8182A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10508
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L

S8182A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaulation and Research vaccine product approval process.

S8182A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8182A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8182--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 13, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HOYLMAN,  BENJAMIN,  BROOKS,  KAPLAN, MONTGOMERY,
  SEPULVEDA, SKOUFIS -- 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 licensed
  pharmacists to  administer  an  approved  vaccine  for  COVID-19;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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,
COVID-19,  or  pertussis  disease and medications required for emergency
treatment of anaphylaxis. Nothing 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:
  a. the direct application of an immunizing agent to adults, whether by
injection,  ingestion,  inhalation  or  any  other  means, pursuant to a
patient specific order or non-patient  specific  regimen  prescribed  or
ordered  by a physician or certified nurse practitioner, who has a prac-
tice site in the county or adjoining county in which the immunization is
administered, for  immunizations  to  prevent  influenza,  pneumococcal,
acute  herpes  zoster,  meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria, COVID-19, or
pertussis disease and medications required for  emergency  treatment  of

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

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