senate Bill S1289

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Establishes Buoy's law

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2021 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 01, 2021 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2021 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2021 1st report cal.177
Jan 11, 2021 referred to agriculture

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S1289 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4978
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Agriculture and Markets Law
Laws Affected:
Add §382, Ag & Mkts L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664
2019-2020: S3959, A6502

S1289 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes Buoy's law; requires veterinarians to notify owners of potential risks and side effects of medication verbally or through electronic means prior to prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal; allows the client, or his or her agent, to decide whether or not to have a consultation.

S1289 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1289 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1289
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROOKS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Agriculture
 
 AN ACT to amend the agriculture and markets law, in relation  to  estab-
   lishing  Buoy's  law  relating  to  requiring  veterinarians to notify
   owners of potential risks and side  effects  of  medication  prior  to
   prescribing or otherwise providing medication to an animal
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title.  This act shall be known and may be  cited  as
 "Buoy's law".
   §  2.  The  agriculture  and  markets  law  is amended by adding a new
 section 382 to read as follows:
   § 382. NOTIFICATION BY VETERINARIAN OF RISKS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDI-
 CATION. 1. EACH TIME A VETERINARIAN INITIALLY PRESCRIBES, DISPENSES,  OR
 PROVIDES A MEDICATION TO AN ANIMAL PATIENT IN AN OUTPATIENT SETTING, THE
 VETERINARIAN  SHALL  OFFER  TO  PROVIDE, IN PERSON OR THROUGH ELECTRONIC
 MEANS, TO THE CLIENT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ANIMAL, OR HIS OR HER AGENT,  A
 CONSULTATION THAT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
   (A) THE NAME AND DESCRIPTION OF THE MEDICATION;
   (B)  ROUTE  OF  ADMINISTRATION,  DOSAGE FORM, DOSAGE, DURATION OF DRUG
 THERAPY, THE DURATION OF THE EFFECTS OF THE DRUG, AND THE COMMON  SEVERE
 ADVERSE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF THE DRUG;
   (C) ANY SPECIAL DIRECTIONS FOR PROPER USE AND STORAGE;
   (D) ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A MISSED DOSE; AND
   (E)  IF  REQUESTED  AND  WHERE AVAILABLE, A VETERINARIAN SHALL PROVIDE
 DOCUMENTATION OF PRECAUTIONS  AND  RELEVANT  WARNINGS  PROVIDED  BY  THE
 DRUG'S MANUFACTURER.
   2.  THE  CLIENT,  OR  AN  AGENT DESIGNATED BY THE CLIENT, SHALL DECIDE
 WHETHER THE CONSULTATION BE PROVIDED IN  PERSON  OR  THROUGH  ELECTRONIC
 MEANS.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03581-01-1

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