Relates to supervising the transfilling of medical oxygen; requires registered wholesalers who transfill medical oxygen to ensure any person responsible for supervising such process meets certain qualifications.
STATE OF NEW YORK
2023-2024 Regular Sessions
March 2, 2023
Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE, MAGNARELLI, DICKENS, LUPARDO, GUNTHER,
McDONALD -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. SIMON -- read once and
referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- committee discharged,
bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to supervising the trans-
filling of medical oxygen
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Section 6808 of the education law is amended by adding a
2 new subdivision 9 to read as follows:
3 9. Supervision requirements for wholesalers transfilling medical
4 oxygen. Wholesalers registered under this section which transfill
5 medical oxygen shall ensure any person responsible for supervising the
6 transfilling of medical oxygen is:
7 a. a respiratory therapist certified by a national accrediting body;
8 b. a person holding a bachelor's degree in chemistry, microbiology,
9 chemical engineering or a related field;
10 c. a person having two years of education beyond high school and two
11 years experience in the handling of compressed medical gases satisfac-
12 tory to the state board of pharmacy; or
13 d. a person having training in accordance with the requirements estab-
14 lished in section 211.25 of title 21 of the code of federal regulations.
15 § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
16 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
17 ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
18 tation of this act on its effective date are authorized to be made and
19 completed on or before such effective date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.