assembly Bill A2561B

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the availability of air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same

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Current Bill Status Via S4085 - Signed by Governor


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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 22, 2021 approval memo.135
signed chap.779
Dec 10, 2021 delivered to governor
May 24, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.83
substituted for a2561b
May 24, 2021 substituted by s4085a
rules report cal.83
reported
May 20, 2021 amend and recommit to rules 2561b
May 20, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 14, 2021 print number 2561a
May 14, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 19, 2021 referred to health

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A2561 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4085
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3003-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11116, S8346

A2561 - Summary

Authorizes air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood at all their facilities and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same while providing air transport services.

A2561 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2561
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. WOERNER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  availability  of
   air  transport  ambulance  service  providers  to store and distribute
   blood
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 3003-b to read as follows:
   § 3003-B. AVAILABILITY OF AIR TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS TO
 STORE AND DISTRIBUTE BLOOD. 1. ANY AMBULANCE PROVIDER AS LICENSED PURSU-
 ANT TO THIS ARTICLE THAT  PROVIDES  AIR  TRANSPORT  SERVICES,  SHALL  BE
 AUTHORIZED  TO  STORE HUMAN BLOOD AT ALL THEIR FACILITIES AND DISTRIBUTE
 HUMAN BLOOD WHILE PROVIDING AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
 THE ONLY PERSONNEL ON THE AIRCRAFT THAT SHALL DISTRIBUTE THE HUMAN BLOOD
 WHEN TRANSPORTING A PATIENT VIA THE AIRCRAFT SHALL BE A REGISTERED NURSE
 WHO  IS  CURRENTLY LICENSED TO PRACTICE AS A REGISTERED NURSE WITHIN THE
 STATE.
   2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION  TO
 THE  CONTRARY, ANY AMBULANCE PROVIDER AS LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTI-
 CLE THAT PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES,  SHALL  STORE  AND  DISTRIBUTE
 HUMAN  BLOOD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS SET FORTH BY SECTION THIR-
 TY-ONE HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, AN AMBULANCE PROVIDER
 SHALL MEET OR EXCEED ALL STANDARDS FOR THE STORAGE OF BLOOD PRODUCTS SET
 FORTH BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RECOMMENDED
 BY AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ASSOCIATION  REPRESENT-
 ING  INDIVIDUALS  AND INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN THE FIELDS OF TRANSFUSION
 MEDICINE AND CELLULAR THERAPIES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01353-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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A2561A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4085
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3003-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11116, S8346

A2561A - Summary

Authorizes air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood at all their facilities and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same while providing air transport services.

A2561A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2561--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. WOERNER, McDONALD, LUPARDO, ANGELINO, DICKENS,
   HUNTER, WALCZYK, GALEF -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on
   Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as
   amended and recommitted to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  availability  of
   air  transport  ambulance  service  providers  to store and distribute
   human blood and blood products and to initiate and  administer  trans-
   fusions of the same
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 3003-b to read as follows:
   § 3003-B. AVAILABILITY OF AIR TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS TO
 STORE  AND  DISTRIBUTE  BLOOD  AND  INITIATE AND ADMINISTER BLOOD TRANS-
 FUSIONS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES" SHALL MEAN
 EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE AND THE TRANSPORTATION OF SICK OR INJURED PERSONS
 BY AIRCRAFT TO, FROM, OR BETWEEN GENERAL HOSPITALS OR OTHER HEALTH  CARE
 FACILITIES.
   2.    AN  AMBULANCE  SERVICE PROVIDER LICENSED UNDER THIS ARTICLE THAT
 PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES MAY STORE AND DISTRIBUTE HUMAN BLOOD AND
 BLOOD PRODUCTS AT ALL THEIR FACILITIES AND INITIATE AND ADMINISTER HUMAN
 BLOOD AND BLOOD PRODUCT TRANSFUSIONS.
   3. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS  CHAPTER,
 ANY  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  PROVIDER LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE THAT
 PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES, MAY STORE AND  DISTRIBUTE  HUMAN  BLOOD
 AND BLOOD PRODUCTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED OF THIS
 CHAPTER;  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, AN AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL MEET OR
 EXCEED ALL STANDARDS FOR THE STORAGE OF BLOOD  PRODUCTS  OF  THE  UNITED
 STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RECOMMENDED BY THE AMERICAN RED
 CROSS.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A2561B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4085
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3003-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A11116, S8346

A2561B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood at all their facilities and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same while providing air transport services.

A2561B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2561--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. WOERNER, McDONALD, LUPARDO, ANGELINO, DICKENS,
   HUNTER, WALCZYK, GALEF, GOTTFRIED, BARRON,  BYRNE  --  read  once  and
   referred  to  the  Committee  on  Health -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee  --  reported  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Rules -- Rules
   Committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to availability of
   air transport ambulance service  providers  to  store  and  distribute
   human  blood  and blood products and to initiate and administer trans-
   fusions of the same
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new section
 3003-b to read as follows:
   § 3003-B. AVAILABILITY OF AIR TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS TO
 STORE AND DISTRIBUTE BLOOD AND  INITIATE  AND  ADMINISTER  BLOOD  TRANS-
 FUSIONS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES" SHALL MEAN
 EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE AND THE TRANSPORTATION OF SICK OR INJURED PERSONS
 BY  AIRCRAFT TO, FROM, OR BETWEEN GENERAL HOSPITALS OR OTHER HEALTH CARE
 FACILITIES.
   2.  AN AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER LICENSED  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE  THAT
 PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES MAY STORE AND DISTRIBUTE HUMAN BLOOD AND
 BLOOD PRODUCTS AT ALL THEIR FACILITIES AND INITIATE AND ADMINISTER HUMAN
 BLOOD  AND  BLOOD  PRODUCT  TRANSFUSIONS  WHILE  PROVIDING AIR TRANSPORT
 SERVICES.
   3. NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS  CHAPTER,
 ANY  AMBULANCE  SERVICE  PROVIDER LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTICLE THAT
 PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES, MAY STORE AND  DISTRIBUTE  HUMAN  BLOOD
 AND BLOOD PRODUCTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED OF THIS
 CHAPTER;  PROVIDED, HOWEVER, AN AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL MEET OR
 EXCEED ALL STANDARDS FOR THE STORAGE OF BLOOD  PRODUCTS  OF  THE  UNITED
 STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.