senate Bill S2529

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Includes certain pharmacists as qualified health care professionals and authorizing such pharmacists to complete a waived test

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Apr 21, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 19, 2021 1st report cal.659
Jan 21, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Apr 20, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S2529
9
0
committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: Apr 20, 2021

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S2529 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3033
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§571, 579 & 206, Pub Health L; amd §6801, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A11256
2019-2020: S5092, A3867

S2529 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes certain pharmacists as qualified health care professionals and authorizes such pharmacists to complete a waived test and directs the commissioner of health to establish a list of CLIA-waived tests.

S2529 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2529 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2529
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 21, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  RIVERA, BROOKS, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
   to including certain pharmacists  as  qualified  health  care  profes-
   sionals and authorizing such pharmacists to complete a waived test

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 571 of the public health  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  444  of  the  laws  of 2013, is amended to read as
 follows:
   6. "Qualified health care professional" means  a  physician,  dentist,
 podiatrist,  optometrist performing a clinical laboratory test that does
 not use an invasive modality as defined in section  seventy-one  hundred
 one  of  the  education  law, PHARMACIST CONSISTENT WITH THE LIMITATIONS
 ESTABLISHED IN SUBDIVISION (W) OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIX OF THIS  CHAP-
 TER,  physician  assistant, specialist assistant, nurse practitioner, or
 midwife, who is licensed and registered with the state education depart-
 ment.
   § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 579 of the public health law, as amended
 by chapter 376 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
   1. This title is applicable to all  clinical  laboratories  and  blood
 banks operating within the state, except clinical laboratories and blood
 banks operated by the federal government and clinical laboratories oper-
 ated by a licensed physician, osteopath, dentist, midwife, nurse practi-
 tioner,  optometrist performing a clinical laboratory test that does not
 use an invasive modality as defined in section seventy-one  hundred  one
 of  the education law, PHARMACIST CONSISTENT WITH THE LIMITATIONS ESTAB-
 LISHED IN SUBDIVISION (W) OF SECTION TWO HUNDRED SIX OF THIS CHAPTER, or
 podiatrist who performs laboratory tests or  procedures,  personally  or
 through  his  or her employees, solely as an adjunct to the treatment of

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01860-01-1

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