senate Bill S4807

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes pharmacists to provide immunizations which are recommended by centers for disease control and prevention to patients eighteen years or older

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 01, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.210
substituted for a6476a
referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
amended (t) 4807a
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 18, 2021 1st report cal.1136
May 12, 2021 committee discharged and committed to higher education
Feb 12, 2021 referred to health

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S4807 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802, 6809 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012

S4807 - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to provide immunizations which are recommended by centers for disease control and prevention to patients eighteen years or older.

S4807 - Sponsor Memo

S4807 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4807
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  pharmacist  immuniza-
   tions;  to  amend chapter 563 of the laws of 2008, amending the educa-
   tion law and the public health law relating to immunizing agents to be
   administered to adults by pharmacists, in relation to  the  effective-
   ness  thereof;  and to amend chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, amending
   the education law relating to authorizing a  licensed  pharmacist  and
   certified  nurse practitioner to administer certain immunizing agents,
   in relation to the effectiveness thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  7  of  section 6527 of the education law, as
 amended by chapter 46 of the  laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   7.  A  licensed  physician  may prescribe and order a patient specific
 order or non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist, pursuant
 to regulations promulgated by the commissioner, and consistent with  the
 public health law, for administering immunizations to prevent influenza,
 pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphtheria or
 pertussis  disease  and FOR PATIENTS EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, ANY
 OTHER IMMUNIZATIONS RECOMMENDED BY THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE  ON  IMMUNIZA-
 TION  PRACTICES  OF  THE  CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION AND
 medications required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis. Nothing  in
 this subdivision shall authorize unlicensed persons to administer immun-
 izations, vaccines or other drugs.
   § 2. Subdivision 7 of section 6527 of the education law, as amended by
 chapter 110 of the laws of 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   7.  A  licensed  physician  may prescribe and order a patient specific
 order or non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist, pursuant
 to regulations promulgated by the commissioner, and consistent with  the
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S4807A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6802, 6809 & 6909, Ed L; amd §8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd §5, Chap 116 of 2012

S4807A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes pharmacists to provide immunizations which are recommended by centers for disease control and prevention to patients eighteen years or older.

S4807A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4807A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4807--A
     Cal. No. 1136
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. STAVISKY, ADDABBO, BENJAMIN, BOYLE, BROOKS, COMRIE,
   COONEY, GALLIVAN,  GOUNARDES,  HINCHEY,  HOYLMAN,  JACKSON,  KAMINSKY,
   PARKER,  REICHLIN-MELNICK,  SALAZAR, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Health
   --  committee  discharged  and said bill committed to the Committee on
   Higher Education -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to
   first and second report, amended on second report, ordered to a  third
   reading,  and  to  be reprinted as amended, retaining its place in the
   order of third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing the admin-
   istration of vaccines for hepatitis A, hepatitis B, human papillomavi-
   rus, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and  COVID-19  by  a  licensed
   pharmacist  and  requiring pharmacists who administer immunizations to
   report the immunizations to the department of  health;  and  to  amend
   chapter  563  of  the laws of 2008, amending the education law and the
   public health law relating to immunizing agents to be administered  to
   adults  by  pharmacists, chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, amending the
   education law relating to authorizing a licensed pharmacist and certi-
   fied nurse practitioner to administer certain immunizing agents, chap-
   ter 274 of the laws of 2013, amending the education  law  relating  to
   authorizing  a licensed pharmacist and certified nurse practitioner to
   administer meningococcal disease immunizing agents, and chapter 110 of
   the laws of 2020, amending the education law relating  to  authorizing
   licensed  pharmacists  to administer an approved vaccine for COVID-19,
   in relation to making such provisions permanent
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  7  of  section 6527 of the education law, as
 amended by chapter 110 of the laws  of  2020,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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