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A10448 Summary:

BILL NOA10448
 
SAME ASSAME AS S07537-A
 
SPONSORSchimel
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd 281, Pub Health L; amd 6810, Ed L
 
Allows pharmacies to electronically transfer prescriptions to other pharmacies.
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A10448 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          10448
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                      May 27, 2016
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. SCHIMEL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Health
 
        AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
          to allowing pharmacies to  electronically  transfer  prescriptions  to
          other pharmacies
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Section 281 of the public health law is amended by adding a
     2  new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
     3    3-a. A pharmacy that receives  an  electronic  prescription  from  the
     4  person  issuing  the  prescription may, if the prescription has not been
     5  dispensed and at the request of the patient or a  person  authorized  to
     6  make  the  request  on  behalf  of  the patient, immediately transfer or
     7  forward such prescription to an alternative pharmacy designated  by  the
     8  requesting party.
     9    §  2.  Section  6810  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
    10  subdivision 10-a to read as follows:
    11    10-a. A pharmacy that receives an  electronic  prescription  from  the
    12  person  issuing  the  prescription may, if the prescription has not been
    13  dispensed and at the request of the patient or a  person  authorized  to
    14  make  the  request  on  behalf  of  the patient, immediately transfer or
    15  forward such prescription to an alternative pharmacy designated  by  the
    16  requesting party.
    17    §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the ninetieth day after it shall
    18  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD15146-04-6
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