senate Bill S4085A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the availability of air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.83
substituted for a2561b
referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 amended on third reading 4085a
Apr 21, 2021 advanced to third reading
Apr 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
Apr 19, 2021 1st report cal.664
Feb 02, 2021 referred to health

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S4085 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2561
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3003-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8346, A11116

S4085 - Summary

Authorizes air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood at all their facilities and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same while providing air transport services.

S4085 - Sponsor Memo

S4085 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4085
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. HINCHEY -- 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  availability  of
   air  transport  ambulance  service  providers  to store and distribute
   blood

   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
 3003-b to read as follows:
   § 3003-B. AVAILABILITY OF AIR TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS TO
 STORE AND DISTRIBUTE BLOOD. 1. ANY AMBULANCE PROVIDER AS LICENSED PURSU-
 ANT TO THIS ARTICLE THAT  PROVIDES  AIR  TRANSPORT  SERVICES,  SHALL  BE
 AUTHORIZED  TO  STORE HUMAN BLOOD AT ALL THEIR FACILITIES AND DISTRIBUTE
 HUMAN BLOOD WHILE PROVIDING AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,
 THE ONLY PERSONNEL ON THE AIRCRAFT THAT SHALL DISTRIBUTE THE HUMAN BLOOD
 WHEN TRANSPORTING A PATIENT VIA THE AIRCRAFT SHALL BE A REGISTERED NURSE
 WHO  IS  CURRENTLY LICENSED TO PRACTICE AS A REGISTERED NURSE WITHIN THE
 STATE.
   2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR  REGULATION  TO
 THE  CONTRARY, ANY AMBULANCE PROVIDER AS LICENSED PURSUANT TO THIS ARTI-
 CLE THAT PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES,  SHALL  STORE  AND  DISTRIBUTE
 HUMAN  BLOOD IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS SET FORTH BY SECTION THIR-
 TY-ONE HUNDRED OF THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, AN AMBULANCE PROVIDER
 SHALL MEET OR EXCEED ALL STANDARDS FOR THE STORAGE OF BLOOD PRODUCTS SET
 FORTH BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, AND RECOMMENDED
 BY AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED, NOT-FOR-PROFIT ASSOCIATION  REPRESENT-
 ING  INDIVIDUALS  AND INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN THE FIELDS OF TRANSFUSION
 MEDICINE AND CELLULAR THERAPIES.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01353-01-1

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S4085A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2561
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3003-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8346, A11116

S4085A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute human blood at all their facilities and distribute human blood and blood products and to initiate and administer transfusions of the same while providing air transport services.

S4085A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4085A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4085--A
     Cal. No. 664
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 2, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. HINCHEY, AKSHAR, GALLIVAN, HELMING, MAY, OBERACKER
   -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
   the Committee on Health -- reported  favorably  from  said  committee,
   ordered  to  first  and  second  report,  ordered  to a third reading,
   amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to availability of
   air transport ambulance service  providers  to  store  and  distribute
   blood
 
   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
 3003-b to read as follows:
   § 3003-B. AVAILABILITY OF AIR TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDERS TO
 STORE  AND  DISTRIBUTE  BLOOD  AND  INITIATE AND ADMINISTER BLOOD TRANS-
 FUSIONS. 1. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES" SHALL MEAN
 EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE AND THE TRANSPORTATION OF SICK OR INJURED PERSONS
 BY AIRCRAFT TO, FROM, OR BETWEEN GENERAL HOSPITALS OR OTHER HEALTH  CARE
 FACILITIES.
   2.    AN  AMBULANCE  SERVICE PROVIDER LICENSED UNDER THIS ARTICLE THAT
 PROVIDES AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES MAY STORE AND DISTRIBUTE HUMAN BLOOD AND
 BLOOD PRODUCTS AT ALL THEIR FACILITIES AND INITIATE AND ADMINISTER HUMAN
 BLOOD AND BLOOD  PRODUCT  TRANSFUSIONS  WHILE  PROVIDING  AIR  TRANSPORT
 SERVICES.
   3.  NOTWITHSTANDING SECTION FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY-FOUR OF THIS CHAPTER,
 ANY AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER LICENSED PURSUANT TO  THIS  ARTICLE  THAT
 PROVIDES  AIR  TRANSPORT  SERVICES, MAY STORE AND DISTRIBUTE HUMAN BLOOD
 AND BLOOD PRODUCTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION THIRTY-ONE HUNDRED OF THIS
 CHAPTER; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, AN AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER SHALL MEET  OR
 EXCEED  ALL  STANDARDS  FOR  THE STORAGE OF BLOOD PRODUCTS OF THE UNITED
 STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 

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