assembly Bill A8280C

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes emergency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2022 print number 8280c
May 16, 2022 amend and recommit to codes
May 10, 2022 reported referred to codes
May 06, 2022 print number 8280b
May 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to health
Apr 26, 2022 print number 8280a
Apr 26, 2022 amend and recommit to health
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Sep 13, 2021 referred to health

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A8280 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3005-c, amd §2168, Pub Health L; amd §§6527 & 6909, Ed L

A8280 - Summary

Authorizes emergency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director after receiving appropriate training; authorizes physicians and certified nurse practitioners to prescribe and order a non-patient specific order to an emergency medical technician to administer certain vaccines; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A8280 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8280
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                            September 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, LUPARDO, GALLAHAN, OTIS, GALEF, ABINAN-
   TI,  BUTTENSCHON,  FAHY, B. MILLER, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. ANGELINO, J. M. GIGLIO --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law, in relation to authorizing
   certain emergency medical technicians  and  paramedics  to  administer
   certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the
   authority of an emergency medical services director
 
   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
 3005-c to read as follows:
   § 3005-C. VACCINATION BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND PARAMEDICS.
 1.  EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNI-
 CIANS MAY ADMINISTER VACCINATIONS AGAINST INFLUENZA AND COVID-19  PURSU-
 ANT  TO A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER AND UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF AN EMER-
 GENCY MEDICAL SERVICES  DIRECTOR  WHILE  OVERSEEN  OR  APPROVED  BY  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF HEALTH OR LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS AND OPERATED UNDER THE
 MEDICAL SUPERVISION OF LICENSED PHYSICIANS, LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  ASSIST-
 ANTS,  OR  CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS; PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUALS
 FIRST RECEIVE TRAINING IN THE FOLLOWING  AREAS,  AS  DETERMINED  BY  THE
 COMMISSIONER AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION:
   (A) TECHNIQUES, INDICATIONS, PRECAUTIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, INFECTION
 CONTROL PRACTICES;
   (B)  USE  OF  PERSONAL  PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE THE
 BASIC LEVEL OF COMPETENCE FOR SUCH TASKS; AND
   (C) A CURRENT  CERTIFICATE  IN  BASIC  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION,
 WHICH AT A MINIMUM MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFICATION IN BASIC CARDIOPULMONARY
 RESUSCITATION  BY AN ONLINE PROGRAM THAT HAS RECEIVED ACCREDITATION FROM
 THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER, THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL  FOR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13126-02-1

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A8280A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3005-c, amd §2168, Pub Health L; amd §§6527 & 6909, Ed L

A8280A - Summary

Authorizes emergency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director after receiving appropriate training; authorizes physicians and certified nurse practitioners to prescribe and order a non-patient specific order to an emergency medical technician to administer certain vaccines; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A8280A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8280--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                            September 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, LUPARDO, GALLAHAN, OTIS, GALEF, ABINAN-
   TI,  BUTTENSCHON,  FAHY,  B. MILLER, GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, SANTABAR-
   BARA, KELLES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ANGELINO,  J. M. GIGLIO
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to
   the  Committee on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law, in relation to authorizing
   certain emergency medical technicians  and  paramedics  to  administer
   certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the
   authority of an emergency medical services director
 
   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
 3005-c to read as follows:
   § 3005-C. VACCINATION BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND PARAMEDICS.
 1.  EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNI-
 CIANS MAY ADMINISTER VACCINATIONS AGAINST INFLUENZA AND COVID-19  PURSU-
 ANT  TO A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER AND UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF AN EMER-
 GENCY MEDICAL SERVICES  DIRECTOR  WHILE  OVERSEEN  OR  APPROVED  BY  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF HEALTH OR LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS AND OPERATED UNDER THE
 MEDICAL SUPERVISION OF LICENSED PHYSICIANS, LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  ASSIST-
 ANTS,  OR  CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS; PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUALS
 FIRST RECEIVE TRAINING IN THE FOLLOWING  AREAS,  AS  DETERMINED  BY  THE
 COMMISSIONER AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION:
   (A) TECHNIQUES, INDICATIONS, PRECAUTIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, INFECTION
 CONTROL PRACTICES;
   (B)  USE  OF  PERSONAL  PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE THE
 BASIC LEVEL OF COMPETENCE FOR SUCH TASKS; AND
   (C) A CURRENT  CERTIFICATE  IN  BASIC  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION,
 WHICH AT A MINIMUM MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFICATION IN BASIC CARDIOPULMONARY
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13126-03-2

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A8280B - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3005-c, amd §2168, Pub Health L; amd §§6527 & 6909, Ed L

A8280B - Summary

Authorizes emergency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director after receiving appropriate training; authorizes physicians and certified nurse practitioners to prescribe and order a non-patient specific order to an emergency medical technician to administer certain vaccines; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A8280B - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8280--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                            September 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, LUPARDO, GALLAHAN, OTIS, GALEF, ABINAN-
   TI,  BUTTENSCHON,  FAHY,  B. MILLER, GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, SANTABAR-
   BARA, KELLES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ANGELINO,  J. M. GIGLIO
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to
   the  Committee on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
   with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
   committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing emer-
   gency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines  pursuant  to
   non-patient  specific  orders  and under the authority of an emergency
   medical services director; to amend the education law, in relation  to
   authorizing  physicians and certified nurse practitioners to prescribe
   and order a non-patient specific order to an emergency medical techni-
   cian to administer certain vaccines; and providing for the  repeal  of
   such provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   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
 3005-c to read as follows:
   §  3005-C.  VACCINATION BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS. 1. EMERGENCY
 MEDICAL TECHNICIANS MAY, PURSUANT TO A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER  UNDER
 SECTIONS  SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED NINE AND SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY-SEVEN OF
 THE EDUCATION LAW AND  UNDER  THE  AUTHORITY  OF  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
 SERVICES DIRECTOR WHILE OVERSEEN OR APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
 OR  LOCAL  HEALTH DEPARTMENTS AND OPERATED UNDER THE MEDICAL SUPERVISION
 OF LICENSED PHYSICIANS,  LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANTS,  OR  CERTIFIED
 NURSE  PRACTITIONERS  ADMINISTER  IMMUNIZATIONS  TO PREVENT INFLUENZA TO
 PERSONS TWO YEARS OF AGE  OR  OLDER,  AND  ADMINISTER  IMMUNIZATIONS  TO
 PREVENT  COVID-19  TO  PERSONS  EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, PROVIDED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13126-05-2

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A8280C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Codes
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3005-c, amd §2168, Pub Health L; amd §§6527 & 6909, Ed L

A8280C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes emergency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director after receiving appropriate training; authorizes physicians and certified nurse practitioners to prescribe and order a non-patient specific order to an emergency medical technician to administer certain vaccines; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

A8280C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8280--C
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                            September 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, LUPARDO, GALLAHAN, OTIS, GALEF, ABINAN-
   TI,  BUTTENSCHON,  FAHY,  B. MILLER, GOTTFRIED, ENGLEBRIGHT, SANTABAR-
   BARA, KELLES -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ANGELINO,  J. M. GIGLIO
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health -- recommitted to
   the  Committee on Health in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted  to  said  committee -- again reported from said committee
   with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said
   committee  --  reported  and  referred  to  the  Committee on Codes --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee
 
 AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to authorizing emer-
   gency medical technicians to administer certain vaccines  pursuant  to
   non-patient  specific  orders  and under the authority of an emergency
   medical services director; to amend the education law, in relation  to
   authorizing  physicians and certified nurse practitioners to prescribe
   and order a non-patient specific order to an emergency medical techni-
   cian to administer certain vaccines; and providing for the  repeal  of
   such provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   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
 3005-c to read as follows:
   §  3005-C.  VACCINATION BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS. 1. EMERGENCY
 MEDICAL TECHNICIANS MAY, PURSUANT TO A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER  UNDER
 SECTIONS  SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED NINE AND SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED TWENTY-SEVEN OF
 THE EDUCATION LAW AND  UNDER  THE  AUTHORITY  OF  AN  EMERGENCY  MEDICAL
 SERVICES DIRECTOR WHILE OVERSEEN OR APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
 OR  LOCAL  HEALTH DEPARTMENTS AND OPERATED UNDER THE MEDICAL SUPERVISION
 OF LICENSED PHYSICIANS,  LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANTS,  OR  CERTIFIED
 NURSE  PRACTITIONERS  ADMINISTER  IMMUNIZATIONS  TO PREVENT INFLUENZA TO
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13126-07-2