senate Bill S8474

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the automated storage and dispensing of controlled substances using an automated dispensing device

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.861
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jul 17, 2020 committee discharged and committed to health
Jun 03, 2020 referred to rules

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S8474
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S8474
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

absent (1)

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S8474 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10784
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6802, Ed L; add §280-d, Pub Health L

S8474 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the automated storage and dispensing of controlled substances using an automated dispensing device.

S8474 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8474 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8474

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 3, 2020
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to the automated storage and dispensing of controlled substances using
  an automated dispensing device

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

  Section  1.  Section  6802 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 29 to read as follows:
  29. "AUTOMATED DISPENSING DEVICE (ADD)" SHALL MEAN A MECHANICAL SYSTEM
DESIGNED FOR USE IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES ALLOWING  FOR  COMPUTER-CONT-
ROLLED  STORAGE,  PACKAGING  AND  DISPENSING  OF  DRUGS  AND  DEVICES TO
LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS NEAR THE POINT OF CARE.
  § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 280-d to
read as follows:
  § 280-D. AUTOMATED STORAGE AND DISPENSING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. 1.
FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "AUTOMATED DISPENSING DEVICE (ADD)"  SHALL
MEAN  A  MECHANICAL  SYSTEM  DESIGNED  FOR USE IN HEALTH CARE FACILITIES
ALLOWING FOR COMPUTER-CONTROLLED STORAGE, PACKAGING  AND  DISPENSING  OF
DRUGS  AND  DEVICES TO LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS NEAR THE POINT
OF CARE.
  2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW, RULE  OR  REGULATION  TO  THE
CONTRARY,  LICENSED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE SHALL BE
PERMITTED TO USE AUTOMATED DISPENSING  DEVICES  TO  STORE,  PACKAGE  AND
DISPENSE  MEDICATIONS, INCLUDING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES, AS AUTHORIZED BY
SUCH FACILITY'S LICENSING BODY.
  3. THE ADD AND ITS CONTENTS SHALL REMAIN THE PROPERTY OF THE PHARMACY.
  4. LICENSED  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITIES  SHALL  IMPLEMENT  AND  MAINTAIN
ADEQUATE  AND  APPROPRIATE  POLICIES,  PROCEDURES  AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
PROGRAMS TO ENSURE SAFETY, ACCURACY, SECURITY,  ACCOUNTABILITY,  PATIENT
CONFIDENTIALITY  AND FUNCTIONALLY WITH RESPECT TO THE ADMINISTRATION AND
USAGE OF AUTOMATED DISPENSING DEVICES.
  5. ACCESS TO AN AUTOMATED DISPENSING DEVICE WITHIN A  LICENSED  HEALTH
CARE  FACILITY SHALL BE RESTRICTED TO AUTHORIZED LICENSED PERSONNEL, AND

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

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