senate Bill S1289B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires veterinarians to provide certain information to animal owners regarding the drugs dispensed to an animal

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Current Bill Status Via A4978 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.980
substituted for s1289b
May 10, 2022 substituted by a4978b
May 05, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 04, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 03, 2022 1st report cal.980
Apr 21, 2022 print number 1289b
Apr 21, 2022 amend and recommit to agriculture
Mar 29, 2022 print number 1289a
Mar 29, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to agriculture
Jan 05, 2022 referred to agriculture
returned to senate
died in assembly
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

Votes

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May 3, 2022 - Agriculture committee Vote

S1289B
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Agriculture Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

Jan 25, 2021 - Agriculture committee Vote

S1289
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 25, 2021

Co-Sponsors

S1289 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4978
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6715, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664
2019-2020: S3959, A6502

S1289 - Summary

Requires veterinarians to provide certain information to animal owners regarding the drugs dispensed to an animal, including the name and description of the drug; the directions for use; actions to be taken in the event of a missed dose; instructions for proper storage (view more) any common reasonably anticipated adverse effects associated with the use of such drug; and manufacturer precautions and relevant warnings.

S1289 - Sponsor Memo

S1289 - 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

Co-Sponsors

S1289A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4978
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6715, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664
2019-2020: S3959, A6502

S1289A - Summary

Requires veterinarians to provide certain information to animal owners regarding the drugs dispensed to an animal, including the name and description of the drug; the directions for use; actions to be taken in the event of a missed dose; instructions for proper storage (view more) any common reasonably anticipated adverse effects associated with the use of such drug; and manufacturer precautions and relevant warnings.

S1289A - Sponsor Memo

S1289A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1289--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BROOKS, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Agriculture  --
   recommitted  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate
   Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring veterinari-
   ans to provide certain information  to  animal  owners  regarding  the
   drugs dispensed to an animal
 
   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  6715
 to read as follows:
   §  6715.  DISPENSING  INFORMATION  TO BE PROVIDED BY VETERINARIANS. 1.
 EACH TIME A VETERINARIAN PRESCRIBES, DISPENSES, OR PROVIDES A DRUG TO AN
 ANIMAL, THE VETERINARIAN SHALL PROVIDE TO THE OWNER OF SUCH  ANIMAL,  OR
 HIS OR HER AGENT, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
   (A) THE NAME AND DESCRIPTION OF THE DRUG;
   (B)  DIRECTIONS  FOR  USE, INCLUDING, IF APPLICABLE, ANY ACTIONS TO BE
 TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A MISSED DOSE;
   (C) IF AVAILABLE, MANUFACTURER INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPER STORAGE;
   (D) ANY COMMON ADVERSE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF  SUCH  DRUG;
 AND
   (E) IF AVAILABLE, MANUFACTURER PRECAUTIONS AND RELEVANT WARNINGS.
   2. THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPHS (D) AND (E) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
 SECTION SHALL ONLY APPLY WHEN THE MANUFACTURER HAS MADE AVAILABLE INFOR-
 MATION FOR THE SPECIFIC ANIMAL SPECIES TO WHICH SUCH DRUG IS PRESCRIBED,
 DISPENSED OR PROVIDED.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be  made  and
 completed on or before such date.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S1289B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4978
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6715, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6584, A9622
2017-2018: S664, A4664
2019-2020: S3959, A6502

S1289B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires veterinarians to provide certain information to animal owners regarding the drugs dispensed to an animal, including the name and description of the drug; the directions for use; actions to be taken in the event of a missed dose; instructions for proper storage (view more) any common reasonably anticipated adverse effects associated with the use of such drug; and manufacturer precautions and relevant warnings.

S1289B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1289B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  1289--B
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. BROOKS, HELMING -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Agriculture  --
   recommitted  to the Committee on Agriculture in accordance with Senate
   Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
   reprinted  as  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring  veterinari-
   ans  to  provide  certain  information  to animal owners regarding the
   drugs dispensed 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 education law is amended by adding a new section 6715 to read
 as follows:
   § 6715. DISPENSING INFORMATION TO BE  PROVIDED  BY  VETERINARIANS.  1.
 EACH TIME A VETERINARIAN PRESCRIBES, DISPENSES, OR PROVIDES A DRUG TO AN
 ANIMAL,  THE  VETERINARIAN SHALL PROVIDE TO THE OWNER OF SUCH ANIMAL, OR
 HIS OR HER AGENT, THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
   (A) THE NAME AND DESCRIPTION OF THE DRUG;
   (B) DIRECTIONS FOR USE, INCLUDING, IF APPLICABLE, ANY  ACTIONS  TO  BE
 TAKEN IN THE EVENT OF A MISSED DOSE;
   (C) IF AVAILABLE, MANUFACTURER INSTRUCTIONS FOR PROPER STORAGE;
   (D)  ANY COMMON REASONABLY ANTICIPATED ADVERSE EFFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH
 THE USE OF SUCH DRUG; AND
   (E) IF AVAILABLE, MANUFACTURER PRECAUTIONS AND RELEVANT WARNINGS.
   2. THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPHS (D) AND (E) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS
 SECTION SHALL ONLY APPLY WHEN THE MANUFACTURER HAS MADE AVAILABLE INFOR-
 MATION FOR THE SPECIFIC ANIMAL SPECIES TO WHICH SUCH DRUG IS PRESCRIBED,
 DISPENSED OR PROVIDED.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03581-09-2

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