Bill Details - SB150 (2017)

SB 150  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0853

01/10

 

SENATE BILL 150

 

AN ACT relative to pharmacist administration of vaccines.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. M. MacKay, Hills. 30; Rep. Guthrie, Rock. 13; Rep. LeBrun, Hills. 32

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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ANALYSIS

 

Under this bill, a pharmacy intern under the direct supervision of a pharmacist may administer immunizing vaccines.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0853

01/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to pharmacist administration of vaccines.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Pharmacist Administration of Vaccines.  Amend RSA 318:16-b to read as follows:

318:16-b  Pharmacist Administration of Vaccines.  A pharmacist or pharmacy intern under the direct supervision of an immunizing pharmacist may administer influenza vaccines to the general public and a pharmacist or pharmacy intern may administer pneumococcal and varicella zoster vaccines to individuals 18 years of age or older, provided all of the criteria in this section have been met. The pharmacist and pharmacy intern shall:

I.  Hold a current license to practice as a pharmacist or be registered as a pharmacy intern under RSA 318:15-b in New Hampshire.

II.  Possess at least $1,000,000 of professional liability insurance coverage.

III.  In order to administer influenza, pneumococcal, and varicella zoster vaccines, have completed training specific to the administering of the respective vaccines that includes programs approved by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) or curriculum-based programs from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy or state or local health department programs or programs recognized by the board.

IV.  Provide to the board evidence of compliance with paragraphs I-III.

V.  Provide notice to the primary care provider, when designated by the patient, of the administration of the pneumococcal and varicella zoster vaccines.

VI.  Maintain a record of administration of pneumococcal and varicella zoster vaccinations for each individual as required by state and federal law.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 19, 2017 Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 5
March 14, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Hearing: 03/14/2017, Room 101, LOB, 01:45 pm; SC 14
March 20, 2017 Hearing: 03/20/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:45 am; SC 15
March 29, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 03/29/2017; SC 16
March 29, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/29/2017; SJ 11
March 23, 2017 Introduced 03/23/2017 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 11 P. 27
April 11, 2017 Public Hearing: 04/11/2017 01:00 PM LOB 205
April 11, 2017 Executive Session: 04/11/2017 LOB 205
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/20/2017 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 20 P. 5
April 20, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 6
April 20, 2017 Enrolled 04/20/2017 HJ 14 P. 26
April 27, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 04/27/2017); SJ 16
July 11, 2017 Signed by the Governor on 05/12/2017; Chapter 0051; Effective 07/11/2017

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 20, 2017 Senate Hearing
March 29, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
April 11, 2017 House Hearing
April 11, 2017 House Exec Session
April 20, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB150 Revision: 1634 Date: May 15, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
SB150 Revision: 1635 Date: April 20, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
SB150 Revision: 1636 Date: Jan. 24, 2017, 12:18 p.m.