A06511 Summary:

BILL NOA06511A
 
SAME ASSAME AS S05227
 
SPONSORPaulin (MS)
 
COSPNSRDinowitz, Schimminger, Crouch, Fahy, Hevesi, Steck, Weprin, Lupardo, Blankenbush, Jones, Ortiz, Benedetto, Garbarino, Smith, Quart, Solages, Walczyk, Griffin, Galef, Gottfried, Wallace
 
MLTSPNSRHawley, Ra, Simon, Thiele, Walker
 
Amd 6527, 6802 & 6909, Ed L; amd 8, Chap 563 of 2008; amd 5, Chap 116 of 2012
 
Relates to pharmacist immunizations and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; makes certain provisions permanent.
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A06511 Actions:

BILL NOA06511A
 
03/08/2019referred to higher education
04/10/2019amend (t) and recommit to higher education
04/10/2019print number 6511a
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A06511 Committee Votes:

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A06511 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A06511 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         6511--A
 
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      March 8, 2019
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PAULIN, DINOWITZ, SCHIMMINGER, CROUCH, FAHY,
          HEVESI, STECK, WEPRIN, LUPARDO, BLANKENBUSH, JONES, ORTIZ,  BENEDETTO,
          GARBARINO,  SMITH, QUART -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. HAWLEY, RA,
          SIMON, THIELE, WALKER -- 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  pharmacist  immuniza-
          tions  and emergency treatment of anaphylaxis; 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  pharma-
          cists,  in  relation  to  making  certain provisions permanent; 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
          making certain provisions permanent
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Subdivision 7 of section 6527  of  the  education  law,  as
     2  amended  by  chapter  46  of  the  laws  of  2015, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    7. A licensed physician may prescribe and  order  a  patient  specific
     5  order or non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist, pursuant
     6  to  regulations promulgated by the commissioner, and consistent with the
     7  public health law, for administering immunizations [to prevent  influen-
     8  za,  pneumococcal, acute herpes zoster, meningococcal, tetanus, diphthe-
     9  ria or pertussis disease] and vaccines listed in the  recommended  adult
    10  immunization  schedule by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    11  and medications required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis.   Noth-
    12  ing in this subdivision shall authorize unlicensed persons to administer
    13  immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07157-04-9

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     1    §  2.  Subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the education law, as amended
     2  by section 2 of part DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
     3  read as follows:
     4    22.  "Administer",  for the purpose of section sixty-eight hundred one
     5  of this article, means:
     6    a. the direct application of an immunizing agent to adults, whether by
     7  injection, ingestion, inhalation or  any  other  means,  pursuant  to  a
     8  patient  specific  order  or  non-patient specific regimen prescribed or
     9  ordered by a physician or certified nurse practitioner, [who has a prac-
    10  tice site in the county or adjoining county in which the immunization is
    11  administered,] for immunizations [to  prevent  influenza,  pneumococcal,
    12  acute  herpes  zoster,  meningococcal,  tetanus, diphtheria or pertussis
    13  disease] and vaccines listed in the recommended adult immunization sche-
    14  dule by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  and  medications
    15  required for emergency treatment of anaphylaxis.  If the commissioner of
    16  health determines that there is an outbreak of disease, or that there is
    17  the  imminent threat of an outbreak of disease, then the commissioner of
    18  health may issue a non-patient specific regimen applicable statewide.
    19    b. the direct application of an immunizing agent to  children  between
    20  the  ages of two and eighteen years of age, whether by injection, inges-
    21  tion, inhalation or any other means,  pursuant  to  a  patient  specific
    22  order  or non-patient specific regimen prescribed or ordered by a physi-
    23  cian or certified nurse practitioner, [who has a practice  site  in  the
    24  county  or  adjoining county in which the immunization is administered,]
    25  for immunization to prevent influenza and medications required for emer-
    26  gency treatment of anaphylaxis resulting from such immunization. If  the
    27  commissioner  of health determines that there is an outbreak of influen-
    28  za, or that there is the imminent threat of an  outbreak  of  influenza,
    29  then the commissioner of health may issue a non-patient specific regimen
    30  applicable statewide.
    31    § 3. Subdivision 7 of section 6909 of the education law, as amended by
    32  chapter 46 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
    33    7.  A  certified  nurse practitioner may prescribe and order a patient
    34  specific order or non-patient specific regimen to a licensed pharmacist,
    35  pursuant to regulations promulgated by the commissioner, and  consistent
    36  with  the public health law, for administering immunizations [to prevent
    37  influenza, pneumococcal, acute herpes  zoster,  meningococcal,  tetanus,
    38  diphtheria  or pertussis disease] and vaccines listed in the recommended
    39  adult immunization schedule by  the  Centers  for  Disease  Control  and
    40  Prevention  and  medications required for emergency treatment of anaphy-
    41  laxis.  Nothing in this subdivision shall authorize  unlicensed  persons
    42  to administer immunizations, vaccines or other drugs.
    43    § 4. Section 8 of chapter 563 of the laws of 2008, amending the educa-
    44  tion  law  and the public health law relating to immunizing agents to be
    45  administered to adults by pharmacists, as amended by section 3  of  part
    46  DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
    47    §  8.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    48  have become a law [and shall expire  and  be  deemed  repealed  July  1,
    49  2020].
    50    § 5. Section 5 of chapter 116 of the laws of 2012, amending the educa-
    51  tion  law  relating  to  authorizing a licensed pharmacist and certified
    52  nurse practitioner to administer certain immunizing agents,  as  amended
    53  by section 4 of part DD of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to
    54  read as follows:
    55    §  5.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    56  have become a law[, provided, however, that the provisions  of  sections

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     1  one,  two  and four of this act shall expire and be deemed repealed July
     2  1, 2020 provided, that:
     3    (a)  the  amendments to subdivision 7 of section 6527 of the education
     4  law made by section one of this act shall not affect the repeal of  such
     5  subdivision and shall be deemed to be repealed therewith;
     6    (b)  the  amendments to subdivision 7 of section 6909 of the education
     7  law, made by section two of this act shall not affect the repeal of such
     8  subdivision and shall be deemed to be repealed therewith;
     9    (c) the amendments to subdivision 22 of section 6802 of the  education
    10  law  made  by  section  three of this act shall not affect the repeal of
    11  such subdivision and shall be deemed to be repealed therewith; and
    12    (d) the amendments to section  6801  of  the  education  law  made  by
    13  section four of this act shall not affect the expiration of such section
    14  and shall be deemed to expire therewith].
    15    § 6. This act shall take effect immediately.
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