assembly Bill A127A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain audiologists and hearing aid dispensers to dispense hearing aids for a profit

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 02, 2016 held for consideration in higher education
Apr 13, 2016 print number 127a
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
May 28, 2015 reference changed to higher education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to consumer affairs and protection

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A127 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4080A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §802, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10106
2015-2016: A127A

A127 - Summary

Authorizes certain audiologists and hearing aid dispensers to dispense hearing aids for a profit.

A127 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                   127

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BUCHWALD -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Consumer Affairs and Protection

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  general business law, in relation to permitting
  certain audiologists and hearing aid dispensers  to  dispense  hearing
  aids  for  a  profit;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions
  upon expiration thereof

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 802 of the general business law, as added by chap-
ter 599 of the laws of 1998, subdivision 1 as designated and subdivision
2 as added by chapter 301 of the laws of 2000, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S  802.  Special  provisions;  not-for-profit sales. 1. [No] EXCEPT AS
PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION,  NO  otolaryngologist  or
other licensed physician who has conducted a medical evaluation of hear-
ing  loss  shall engage in the business of dispensing hearing aids for a
profit.  No  otolaryngologist  or  other  licensed  physician  who   has
dispensed  a  hearing  aid  shall  refuse  or fail to perform repairs or
service on any hearing aid that they have dispensed.
  2. Every licensed physician who engages in the dispensing  of  hearing
aids in compliance with the provisions of this section shall be required
to  comply with sections seven hundred ninety-one, seven hundred ninety-
eight and eight hundred three of this article, in addition to compliance
with this section.
  3. AN AUDIOLOGIST OR HEARING AID DISPENSER LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE  ONE
HUNDRED  FIFTY-NINE OF THE EDUCATION LAW EMPLOYED BY AN OTOLARYNGOLOGIST
WHO HAS CONDUCTED A MEDICAL EVALUATION  OF  HEARING  LOSS  MAY  DISPENSE
HEARING  AIDS  FOR  PROFIT  PROVIDED  THAT  THE OTOLARYNGOLOGIST WHO HAS
CONDUCTED A MEDICAL EVALUATION OF HEARING LOSS PROVIDES TO THE PATIENT A
LIST CONTAINING THE NAME AND OFFICE LOCATION OF FIVE HEARING AID DISPEN-

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

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A127A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4080A
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §802, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A10106
2015-2016: A127A

A127A - Summary

Authorizes certain audiologists and hearing aid dispensers to dispense hearing aids for a profit.

A127A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 127--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BUCHWALD, ABINANTI, SIMON, SKOUFIS, PALUMBO,
  SALADINO, FRIEND, GALEF, GUNTHER, ARROYO,  LAVINE,  BRINDISI,  CRESPO,
  STIRPE,  QUART,  KAMINSKY, SEAWRIGHT, DILAN, TITONE, FINCH, McDONOUGH,
  NOJAY, LIFTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ABBATE, LOPEZ,  ROBIN-
  SON, SCHIMEL, SOLAGES, THIELE, WALKER -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Consumer Affairs and Protection -- reference changed to
  the Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to the  Committee  on
  Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the general business  law,  in  relation  to  permitting
  certain  audiologists  and  hearing aid dispensers to dispense hearing
  aids for a profit

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 802 of the general business law, as added by chap-
ter 599 of the laws of 1998, subdivision 1 as designated and subdivision
2 as added by chapter 301 of the laws of 2000, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S  802.  Special  provisions;  not-for-profit sales. 1. [No] EXCEPT AS
PROVIDED IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION,  NO  otolaryngologist  or
other licensed physician who has conducted a medical evaluation of hear-
ing  loss  shall engage in the business of dispensing hearing aids for a
profit.  No  otolaryngologist  or  other  licensed  physician  who   has
dispensed  a  hearing  aid  shall  refuse  or fail to perform repairs or
service on any hearing aid that they have dispensed.
  2. Every licensed physician who engages in the dispensing  of  hearing
aids in compliance with the provisions of this section shall be required
to  comply with sections seven hundred ninety-one, seven hundred ninety-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00090-04-6

assembly Bill A8707A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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Apr 13, 2016 print number 8707a
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 13, 2016 referred to higher education

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A8707 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7503
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6807, 6827, 6909 & 6951, add §6505-d, Ed L

A8707 - Summary

Relates to the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered; authorizes a licensed physician, certified nurse practitioner, and a licensed midwife to prescribe and order a non-patient specific regimen to a professional nurse and a licensed pharmacist for the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered.

A8707 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8707

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PAULIN -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to the dispensing of
  contraceptive drugs

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision  6  of  section  6527 of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph (g) and such  section  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  (G) CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINIS-
TRATION  OR GENERIC EQUIVALENTS APPROVED AS SUBSTITUTES BY SUCH FOOD AND
DRUG ADMINISTRATION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OF  PRAC-
TICE.
  9. A LICENSED PHYSICIAN MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC
REGIMEN  TO  A  LICENSED  PHARMACIST, FOR DISPENSING CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS
APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION OR  GENERIC  EQUIV-
ALENTS  APPROVED AS SUBSTITUTES BY SUCH FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, IN
ACCORDANCE WITH PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OF PRACTICE AND SUBDIVISION  FOUR
OF SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SEVEN OF THIS TITLE.
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 6807 of the education law, as added by
chapter 573 of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new subdivision  4  is
added to read as follows:
  3. A pharmacist may dispense drugs and devices to a registered profes-
sional nurse, and a registered professional nurse may possess and admin-
ister,  drugs  and  devices,  pursuant to a non-patient specific regimen
prescribed or ordered by a  licensed  physician,  LICENSED  MIDWIFE,  or
certified nurse practitioner, pursuant to regulations promulgated by the
commissioner and the public health law.
  4.  A. A LICENSED PHARMACIST MAY DISPENSE A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGI-
MEN OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG  ADMIN-
ISTRATION  OR  GENERIC  EQUIVALENTS APPROVED AS SUBSTITUTES BY SUCH FOOD
AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, PRESCRIBED OR ORDERED BY A LICENSED  PHYSICIAN,
CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONER, OR LICENSED MIDWIFE, PURSUANT TO RULES AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13241-01-5

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A8707A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7503
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6527, 6807, 6827, 6909 & 6951, add §6505-d, Ed L

A8707A - Summary

Relates to the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered; authorizes a licensed physician, certified nurse practitioner, and a licensed midwife to prescribe and order a non-patient specific regimen to a professional nurse and a licensed pharmacist for the dispensing of contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered.

A8707A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 8707--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, GOTTFRIED, THIELE, SEPULVEDA, GALEF,
  RUSSELL, COOK, RIVERA, SEAWRIGHT, JAFFEE, DINOWITZ, BICHOTTE,  BARRETT
  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. BRENNAN, ROBINSON -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to the dispensing of
  contraceptive drugs and devices that are self-administered

  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
6505-d to read as follows:
  S 6505-D. NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGIMEN. A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGIMEN
PRESCRIBED AND ORDERED UNDER THIS  CHAPTER  SHALL  BE  DEEMED  TO  BE  A
PRESCRIPTION FOR ALL PURPOSES OF THE INSURANCE LAW.
  S  2.  Section  6527  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 9 to read as follows:
  9. A LICENSED PHYSICIAN MAY PRESCRIBE AND ORDER A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC
REGIMEN TO A LICENSED PHARMACIST, FOR DISPENSING CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS AND
DEVICES THAT ARE SELF-ADMINISTERED AND APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD  AND
DRUG  ADMINISTRATION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS OF PRAC-
TICE AND SUBDIVISION FOUR OF SECTION SIXTY-EIGHT HUNDRED SEVEN  OF  THIS
TITLE.
  S  3.  Subdivision 3 of section 6807 of the education law, as added by
chapter 573 of the laws of 1999, is amended and a new subdivision  4  is
added to read as follows:
  3. A pharmacist may dispense drugs and devices to a registered profes-
sional nurse, and a registered professional nurse may possess and admin-
ister,  drugs  and  devices,  pursuant to a non-patient specific regimen
prescribed or ordered by a  licensed  physician,  LICENSED  MIDWIFE,  or
certified nurse practitioner, pursuant to regulations promulgated by the
commissioner and the public health law.
  4.  A. A LICENSED PHARMACIST MAY DISPENSE A NON-PATIENT SPECIFIC REGI-
MEN OF CONTRACEPTIVE DRUGS AND DEVICES THAT  ARE  SELF-ADMINISTERED  AND

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