|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 24, 2022||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|May 23, 2022||ordered to third reading cal.1421|
|May 17, 2022||reported and committed to rules|
|May 11, 2022||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to health|
|Jan 14, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S1737
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1737 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1737 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1737 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to creating a whole- sale prescription drug importation program PURPOSE: To create a state program to import prescription drugs from other coun- tries at lower cost. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The Commissioner, of Health will seek federal certification for a program under which an approved wholesaler may import drugs that meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration standards from only suppliers who are regulated and authorized under the laws of their country for distrib- ution and sale only in New York.
S1737 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1737 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 14, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, BENJAMIN, BIAGGI, FELDER, GAUGHRAN, HOYL- MAN, JACKSON, MAY, MYRIE, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to creating a whole- sale prescription drug importation program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Title 2 of article 2-A of the public health law is amended by adding a new section 280-d to read as follows: § 280-D. WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM. 1. (A) THERE IS HEREBY CREATED IN THE DEPARTMENT A WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM. (B) AS USED IN THIS SECTION, UNLESS THE CONTEXT CLEARLY REQUIRES OTHERWISE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS: (I) "WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM" OR "PROGRAM" MEANS THE WHOLESALE PRESCRIPTION DRUG IMPORTATION PROGRAM CREATED UNDER THIS SECTION. (II) "PRESCRIPTION DRUG WHOLESALER" MEANS AN ENTITY AUTHORIZED TO ACQUIRE PRESCRIPTION DRUGS AND SELL OR DISTRIBUTE THEM WHOLESALE IN THE STATE. (III) "APPROVED WHOLESALER" MEANS A PRESCRIPTION DRUG WHOLESALER APPROVED UNDER THIS SECTION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM. (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAM IN CONSULTATION WITH INTERESTED STAKEHOLDERS AND APPROPRIATE FEDERAL OFFI- CIALS. THE PROGRAM SHALL COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS, INCLUDING 21 U.S.C. § 384, AND REQUIREMENTS REGARDING SAFETY AND COST SAVINGS. UNDER THE PROGRAM: (I) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL APPROVE ONE OR MORE PRESCRIPTION DRUG WHOLESALERS TO SEEK FEDERAL CERTIFICATION AND APPROVAL TO IMPORT PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FROM ONE OR MORE OTHER COUNTRIES, TO BE SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED WHOLESALE IN THE STATE; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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