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A06505 Summary:

BILL NO    A06505B

SAME AS    
SAME AS S01105-A

SPONSOR    Crespo

COSPNSR    Pichardo, Rivera, Cook, Crouch, Finch, Raia, Dilan

MLTSPNSR   Lupinacci


Add Art 27-BB 2725 - 2727, Art 13-l 1399-xx & 1399-yy, Art 24-F 2499-b
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2499-d, amd 2111 & 1399-o-1, Pub Health L; add 3001-e, 1527-a & 923,
Ed
L; add 235-h, RP L; amd 33-0303, En Con L; add $144, Pub Bldg L


Enacts comprehensive provisions to curtail the incidence of asthma and
other
respiratory diseases; requires teachers in public and non-public
school
systems to be trained in identifying and responding to asthma
emergencies in
accordance with standards to be prescribed by the commissioner
of education in
consultation with the commissioner of health; provides for a
program of asthma
disease management and control within the department of
health; program shall
provide various services to health care providers,
patients, and others;
authorizes the commissioner of health to make grants;
provides for a study of
asthma incidence and prevalence; provides for an annual
report on the program;
requires health care providers to provide
pregnant women
with information on in-utero exposure to tobacco smoke;
requires
residential
leases to include information on the smoking restrictions for the
leased
premises and in common areas; prohibits idling of motor vehicle engines
upon
school grounds; authorizes school boards to allow certain students to
use
inhalers or nebulizers; requires the school that authorizes the use of
an
inhaler to prepare an asthma treatment plan for the student; ensures safety
of
all students who suffer from respiratory illnesses in New York;
requires
reporting of cases of asthma; provides for the curtailing of the use
of
chemicals which may trigger asthma episodes; provides for the use of the
least
toxic pesticides which effectively eradicate the targeted organism;
includes
certain respiratory diseases within the disease management
demonstration
program; provides for the reduction of emphysema, chronic
bronchitis and other
chronic respiratory diseases in children; relates to
smoking restrictions in
certain outdoor areas.
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