senate Bill S2024

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to pharmacist immunizations and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; makes certain provisions permanent

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Jan 16, 2021 referred to higher education

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S2024 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5227

S2024 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to pharmacist immunizations and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; makes certain provisions permanent.

S2024 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2024 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2024
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. MAY, ADDABBO, BROOKS, KRUEGER, RIVERA -- 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  pharmacist  immuniza-
   tions  and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; to amend chapter 563 of
   the laws of 2008, amending the education law and the public health law
   relating to immunizing agents to be administered to adults by  pharma-
   cists,  in  relation  to making certain provisions permanent; to amend
   chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, amending the education  law  relating
   to  authorizing a licensed pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner
   to administer certain immunizing agents, in relation to making certain
   provisions permanent; and repealing certain provisions of  the  educa-
   tion law relating to the administration of certain immunizing agents
 
   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  is
 REPEALED and a new subdivision 7 is added to read as follows: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 AND VACCINES LISTED
 IN THE RECOMMENDED  ADULT  IMMUNIZATION  SCHEDULE  BY  THE  CENTERS  FOR
 DISEASE  CONTROL  AND  PREVENTION 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 is REPEALED
 and a new subdivision 22 is added 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, FOR IMMUNIZA-
 TIONS AND VACCINES LISTED IN THE RECOMMENDED ADULT IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE

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