|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 12, 2021||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S6698
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6698 (ACTIVE) - Details
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
BILL NUMBER: S6698 SPONSOR: STAVISKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered PURPOSE: To reduce the number of unintended pregnancies by increasing access contraceptive drugs for women in New York State. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one provides that 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. Section two provides that a licensed physician may prescribe and order a non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist, for dispensing
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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