senate Bill S2871A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Protects medically important antimicrobials for human public health

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Apr 29, 2021 print number 2871a
Apr 29, 2021 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 26, 2021 referred to higher education

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S2871 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3493
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 135-A §§6720 - 6728, Ed L; add §97-j, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5742, A9632

S2871 - Summary

Protects medically important antimicrobials for human public health; establishes a livestock producer may provide a medically important antimicrobial to a food-producing animal only if a licensed veterinarian, in the exercise of professional judgment, determines that the provision of the medically important antimicrobial to the animal is necessary: to control the spread of a disease or infection, to treat a disease or infection, or in relation to surgical or other medical procedures; requires veterinarians licensed to practice in New York state to file an annual report detailing their prescribing history of medically important antimicrobials to food-producing animals.

S2871 - Sponsor Memo

S2871 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2871
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KAVANAGH, BIAGGI, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN, KAPLAN, KRUEG-
   ER, MYRIE, PARKER, RIVERA, SANDERS, SEPULVEDA, SERRANO --  read  twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law and the state finance law, in relation
   to  protecting  medically  important  antimicrobials  for human public
   health
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The legislature declares that the
 overuse and misuse of medically important antimicrobials poses a serious
 public health threat.
   The World Health Organization has stated that "without urgent, coordi-
 nated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a  post-anti-
 biotic  era,  in  which  common infections and minor injuries which have
 been treatable for decades can once again kill." In 2016, members of the
 UN General Assembly adopted a political declaration  acknowledging  that
 "the resistance of bacterial, viral, parasitic and fungal microorganisms
 to  antimicrobial medicines that were previously effective for treatment
 of infections is mainly due to: the inappropriate use  of  antimicrobial
 medicines  in  public  health, animal, food, agriculture and aquaculture
 sectors; ... resistance to antibiotics, which are not like  other  medi-
 cines  ...  is  the  greatest  and  most  urgent  global risk, requiring
 increased attention and coherence at  the  international,  national  and
 regional levels."
   The  legislature  further  finds  that overuse and misuse of medically
 important antimicrobials in livestock production is a significant compo-
 nent of the threat posed. The United States Food and Drug Administration
 and the Centers for Disease Control  and  Prevention  have  stated  that
 there  is  a definitive link between the routine use of medically impor-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00777-02-1

Co-Sponsors

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S2871A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3493
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 135-A §§6720 - 6728, Ed L; add §97-j, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5742, A9632

S2871A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Protects medically important antimicrobials for human public health; establishes a livestock producer may provide a medically important antimicrobial to a food-producing animal only if a licensed veterinarian, in the exercise of professional judgment, determines that the provision of the medically important antimicrobial to the animal is necessary: to control the spread of a disease or infection, to treat a disease or infection, or in relation to surgical or other medical procedures; requires veterinarians licensed to practice in New York state to file an annual report detailing their prescribing history of medically important antimicrobials to food-producing animals.

S2871A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2871A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2871--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 26, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAVANAGH,  BIAGGI,  GOUNARDES, HARCKHAM, HOYLMAN,
   KAPLAN, KRUEGER, MYRIE, PALUMBO, PARKER, RIVERA,  SANDERS,  SEPULVEDA,
   SERRANO  --  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 and the state finance law, in relation
   to  protecting  medically  important  antimicrobials  for human public
   health
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Legislative  findings.  The legislature declares that the
 overuse and misuse of medically important antimicrobials poses a serious
 public health threat.
   The World Health Organization has stated that "without urgent, coordi-
 nated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a  post-anti-
 biotic  era,  in  which  common infections and minor injuries which have
 been treatable for decades can once again kill." In 2016, members of the
 UN General Assembly adopted a political declaration  acknowledging  that
 "the resistance of bacterial, viral, parasitic and fungal microorganisms
 to  antimicrobial medicines that were previously effective for treatment
 of infections is mainly due to: the inappropriate use  of  antimicrobial
 medicines  in  public  health, animal, food, agriculture and aquaculture
 sectors; ... resistance to antibiotics, which are not like  other  medi-
 cines  ...  is  the  greatest  and  most  urgent  global risk, requiring
 increased attention and coherence at  the  international,  national  and
 regional levels."
   The  legislature  further  finds  that overuse and misuse of medically
 important antimicrobials in livestock production is a significant compo-
 nent of the threat posed. The United States Food and Drug Administration
 and the Centers for Disease Control  and  Prevention  have  stated  that
 there  is  a definitive link between the routine use of medically impor-
 tant antimicrobials on industrial farms and the crisis  of  antimicrobi-
 al-resistant infections in humans.

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