|Past Legislative Sessions, Victories and Progress|
We Won the fight against NYS DOH AAC & CoD
On Wednesday, January 15, 2014 a joint effort between PSSNY, NYCPS and the Indo-American Pharmacists Society brought together more than 500 pharmacists to become aware of the results and to understand the action that had be taken. We launched a grassroots campaign that resulted in thousands of letters emailed and faxed to NYS legislators from across the state. This was just the beginning. Click here to read more.Recapping the 2013 NYS Legislative Session – Bills that Passed
These bills of interest to pharmacists are among the many that passed both the Senate and Assembly in the regular 2013 Legislative Session that ended June 21. The next step in the process is consideration by the Governor who decides whether these become law. Click here to view the full listing.
PSSNY Fights the NY Attorney General to Strengthen NYS Law Against Mandatory Mail Order
PSSNY enjoyed a resounding legislative victory in 2011 when members of the NYS Assembly and Senate voted for a bill that would guarantee that consumers i NY in the private insurance market would always have an option to utilize a local pharmacy. That December Governor Cuomo signed it into law, effective January 11, 2012. In 2013 we returned to strengthen the law - see details