senate Bill S6698

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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May 12, 2021 referred to higher education

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S6698 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1125
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6807, 6827, 6909 & 6951, add §6505-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8707
2017-2018: A2632
2019-2020: A480

S6698 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered; authorizes a licensed physician, certified nurse practitioner, and a licensed midwife to prescribe and order a non-patient specific regimen to a professional nurse and a licensed pharmacist for the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered.

S6698 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6698 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6698
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  the  dispensing  of
   contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.   The education law is amended  by  adding  a  new  section
 6505-d to read as follows:
   § 6505-D. NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGIMEN. A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGIMEN
 PRESCRIBED  AND  ORDERED  UNDER  THIS  CHAPTER  SHALL  BE DEEMED TO BE A
 PRESCRIPTION FOR ALL PURPOSES OF THE INSURANCE LAW.
   § 2. Section 6527 of the education law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 10 to read as follows:
   10. A LICENSED PHYSICIAN MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A NON-PATIENT SPECIF-
 IC  REGIMEN TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, FOR DISPENSING CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS
 AND DEVICES THAT ARE SELF-ADMINISTERED AND APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL  FOOD
 AND  DRUG  ADMINISTRATION,  IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OF
 PRACTICE AND SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  SEVEN  OF
 THIS TITLE.
   §  3.  Subdivision 3 of section 6807 of the education law, as added by
 chapter 573 of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new subdivision  4  is
 added to read as follows:
   3. A pharmacist may dispense drugs and devices to a registered profes-
 sional nurse, and a registered professional nurse may possess and admin-
 ister,  drugs  and  devices,  pursuant to a non-patient specific regimen
 prescribed or ordered by a  licensed  physician,  LICENSED  MIDWIFE,  or
 certified nurse practitioner, pursuant to regulations promulgated by the
 commissioner and the public health law.
   4.  A. A LICENSED PHARMACIST MAY DISPENSE A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGI-
 MEN OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS AND DEVICES THAT  ARE  SELF-ADMINISTERED  AND
 APPROVED  BY  THE  FEDERAL  FOOD  AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, PRESCRIBED OR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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