assembly Bill A8280

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain emergency medical technicians and paramedics to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Sep 13, 2021 referred to health

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A8280 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7366
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3005-c, Pub Health L

A8280 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain emergency medical technicians and paramedics to administer certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the authority of an emergency medical services director after recieving appropriate training.

A8280 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8280
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                            September 13, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. McDONALD, LUPARDO, GALLAHAN, OTIS, GALEF, ABINAN-
   TI,  BUTTENSCHON,  FAHY, B. MILLER, GOTTFRIED -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. ANGELINO, J. M. GIGLIO --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law, in relation to authorizing
   certain emergency medical technicians  and  paramedics  to  administer
   certain vaccines pursuant to non-patient specific orders and under the
   authority of an emergency medical services director
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 3005-c to read as follows:
   § 3005-C. VACCINATION BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND PARAMEDICS.
 1.  EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNI-
 CIANS MAY ADMINISTER VACCINATIONS AGAINST INFLUENZA AND COVID-19  PURSU-
 ANT  TO A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER AND UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF AN EMER-
 GENCY MEDICAL SERVICES  DIRECTOR  WHILE  OVERSEEN  OR  APPROVED  BY  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF HEALTH OR LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS AND OPERATED UNDER THE
 MEDICAL SUPERVISION OF LICENSED PHYSICIANS, LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  ASSIST-
 ANTS,  OR  CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS; PROVIDED THAT SUCH INDIVIDUALS
 FIRST RECEIVE TRAINING IN THE FOLLOWING  AREAS,  AS  DETERMINED  BY  THE
 COMMISSIONER AFTER CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION:
   (A) TECHNIQUES, INDICATIONS, PRECAUTIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, INFECTION
 CONTROL PRACTICES;
   (B)  USE  OF  PERSONAL  PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT SUFFICIENT TO PROVIDE THE
 BASIC LEVEL OF COMPETENCE FOR SUCH TASKS; AND
   (C) A CURRENT  CERTIFICATE  IN  BASIC  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION,
 WHICH AT A MINIMUM MUST INCLUDE A CERTIFICATION IN BASIC CARDIOPULMONARY
 RESUSCITATION  BY AN ONLINE PROGRAM THAT HAS RECEIVED ACCREDITATION FROM
 THE AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER, THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL  FOR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13126-02-1