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A07791 Summary:

BILL NO    A07791A

SAME AS    SAME AS S07262-A

SPONSOR    Abinanti

COSPNSR    Gottfried, Mayer, Simanowitz, Titone, Raia, Nojay, Cahill, Goodell,
           Galef, DiPietro, Buchwald, Ortiz

MLTSPNSR   Arroyo, Clark, Hevesi, Jacobs, McDonough

Amd S3000-c, Pub Health L; add S921, Ed L

Authorizes school nurses to possess and administer epinephrine auto-injectors
in the event of an emergency.
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A07791 Text:

                           S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
       ________________________________________________________________________

                                        7791--A

                              2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                     June 4, 2013
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  M. of A. ABINANTI, GOTTFRIED, MAYER, SIMANOWITZ, TITONE,
         RAIA, NOJAY, CAHILL, GOODELL, GALEF, DiPIETRO, BUCHWALD -- Multi-Spon-
         sored by -- M.  of A. ARROYO, CLARK, HEVESI, JACOBS, McDONOUGH -- read
         once and referred to the Committee on Health  --  recommitted  to  the
         Committee  on  Health  in  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
         committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
         recommitted to said committee

       AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
         to  authorizing schools to possess and administer epinephrine auto-in-
         jectors in emergency situations

         THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
       BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

    1    Section  1.    Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 3000-c of the
    2  public health law, as amended by chapter 350 of the  laws  of  2001,  is
    3  amended to read as follows:
    4    (a)  "Eligible person, firm, organization, or other entity" means, (i)
    5  an ambulance service or advanced life support first response service;  a
    6  certified  first  responder,  emergency  medical technician, or advanced
    7  emergency medical technician, who is employed by or an  enrolled  member
    8  of  any  such  service;  (ii)  a children's overnight camp as defined in
    9  subdivision one of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this  chapter,
   10  a  summer  day  camp  as  defined in subdivision two of section thirteen
   11  hundred ninety-two of this chapter,  a  traveling  summer  day  camp  as
   12  defined  in  subdivision three of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of
   13  this chapter or a person employed  by  such  a  camp;  or  (iii)  SCHOOL
   14  DISTRICTS, BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, COUNTY VOCATIONAL
   15  EDUCATION  AND EXTENSION BOARDS, CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND NON-PUBLIC ELEMEN-
   16  TARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE OR ANY PERSON EMPLOYED  BY  ANY
   17  SUCH  ENTITY;  OR  (IV)  any  other person, firm, organization or entity
   18  designated pursuant to regulations of the commissioner  in  consultation

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD11334-03-4
       A. 7791--A                          2

    1  with  other  appropriate agencies; and all subject to regulations of the
    2  commissioner.
    3    S 2.  The education law is amended by adding a new section 921 to read
    4  as follows:
    5    S  921. ON-SITE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR. 1. SCHOOL DISTRICTS, BOARDS
    6  OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES,  COUNTY  VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION  AND
    7  EXTENSION BOARDS, CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND NON-PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECOND-
    8  ARY  SCHOOLS  IN  THIS  STATE  MAY  PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN ON-SITE IN EACH
    9  INSTRUCTIONAL SCHOOL FACILITY EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS  IN  QUANTITIES
   10  AND  TYPES  DEEMED BY THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMIS-
   11  SIONER OF HEALTH, TO BE ADEQUATE TO ENSURE READY AND APPROPRIATE  ACCESS
   12  FOR  USE  DURING EMERGENCIES TO ANY STUDENT OR STAFF HAVING ANAPHYLACTIC
   13  SYMPTOMS WHETHER OR NOT THERE IS A PREVIOUS HISTORY OF  SEVERE  ALLERGIC
   14  REACTION.
   15    2. SCHOOL DISTRICTS, BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, COUN-
   16  TY  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARDS, CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND NON-
   17  PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN  THIS  STATE  OR  ANY  PERSON
   18  EMPLOYED BY ANY SUCH ENTITY MAY ADMINISTER EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTORS IN
   19  THE  EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION THREE
   20  THOUSAND-C OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
   21    S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
   22  it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the  commissioner  of
   23  health,  in consultation with the commissioner of education, may promul-
   24  gate any rule or regulation necessary for the timely  implementation  of
   25  this act on its effective date.
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