assembly Bill A6476A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes pharmacists to provide immunizations which are recommended by centers for disease control and prevention to patients eighteen years or older

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Current Bill Status Via S4807 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.210
substituted for a6476a
Jun 01, 2021 substituted by s4807a
rules report cal.210
reported
May 25, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 20, 2021 print number 6476a
May 20, 2021 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Mar 18, 2021 referred to higher education

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A6476 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4807
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012; amd §4, Chap 274 of 2013; amd §4, Chap 110 of 2020

A6476 - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to provide immunizations which are recommended by centers for disease control and prevention to patients eighteen years or older.

A6476 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6476
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. HYNDMAN -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  pharmacist  immuniza-
   tions;  to  amend chapter 563 of the laws of 2008, amending the educa-
   tion law and the public health law relating to immunizing agents to be
   administered to adults by pharmacists, in relation to  the  effective-
   ness  thereof;  and 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 the effectiveness thereof
 
   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, as
 amended by chapter 46 of the  laws  of  2015,  is  amended  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 to prevent influenza,
 pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria or
 pertussis  disease  and FOR PATIENTS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, ANY
 OTHER IMMUNIZATIONS RECOMMENDED BY THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE  ON  IMMUNIZA-
 TION  PRACTICES  OF  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 immun-
 izations, vaccines or other drugs.
   § 2. Subdivision 7 of section 6527 of the education law, as amended by
 chapter 110 of the laws of 2020, is amended 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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A6476A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4807
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012; amd §4, Chap 274 of 2013; amd §4, Chap 110 of 2020

A6476A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to provide immunizations which are recommended by centers for disease control and prevention to patients eighteen years or older.

A6476A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  6476--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  HYNDMAN,  TAYLOR, McDONALD, THIELE, DICKENS,
   JONES, PAULIN, STIRPE, WALLACE, LAWLER, BRAUNSTEIN, DAVILA,  PICHARDO,
   SIMON,  SILLITTI, SCHMITT, BUTTENSCHON, ENGLEBRIGHT, MIKULIN -- Multi-
   Sponsored by -- M.  of A. ANGELINO, TAGUE -- read once and referred to
   the Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill
   amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
   tee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing the admin-
   istration of vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, human papillomavi-
   rus, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and  COVID-19  by  a  licensed
   pharmacist  and  requiring pharmacists who administer immunizations to
   report the immunizations to the department of  health;  and  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  pharmacists, chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, amending the
   education law relating to authorizing a licensed pharmacist and certi-
   fied nurse practitioner to administer certain immunizing agents, chap-
   ter 274 of the laws of 2013, amending the education  law  relating  to
   authorizing  a licensed pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to
   administer meningococcal disease immunizing agents, and chapter 110 of
   the laws of 2020, amending the education law relating  to  authorizing
   licensed  pharmacists  to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19,
   in relation to making such provisions permanent
 
   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, as
 amended by chapter 110 of the laws  of  2020,  is  amended  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:  (A)  administering  immunizations to prevent
 influenza[,] TO PATIENTS TWO YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER; AND (B)  ADMINISTER-
 ING  IMMUNIZATIONS TO PREVENT pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, HEPATI-