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A00299 Summary:

SPONSORRosenthal L
COSPNSRPaulin, Englebright, Benedetto, Magnarelli, Weprin, Cymbrowitz, Abinanti, DiPietro, Steck, Seawright, Buchwald, Curran, D'Urso, McDonald, Skoufis, Brabenec, Stern
MLTSPNSRArroyo, Epstein, Garbarino, McDonough, Perry, Thiele
Add 3001-e, Ed L
Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; requires such teachers to be certified within 3 months of date of hire.
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A00299 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 5, 2017
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL,  PAULIN,  ENGLEBRIGHT, BENEDETTO,
          BUCHWALD,  CURRAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, GARBARINO,
          McDONOUGH, PERRY, THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee on

        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring newly certi-
          fied teachers to receive instruction in  the  use  of  an  epinephrine
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3001-e
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 3001-e. Epinephrine auto-injector  instruction.    1.  (a)  Teachers
     4  shall  complete  a course or training in the use of an epinephrine auto-
     5  injector within three months of the day  such  person  was  hired  by  a
     6  school  district  or  schools designated under article fifty-six of this
     7  chapter in the state.
     8    (b) Documentation showing the successful completion of the epinephrine
     9  auto-injector instruction required pursuant to  this  section  shall  be
    10  kept in such teacher's personnel file.
    11    2.  The training required pursuant to this section may be performed by
    12  the registered nurse at the school in which the teacher is hired to work
    13  or by a recognized food allergy and anaphylaxis training program through
    14  any method available, including but not limited to courses online or  in
    15  person.
    16    §  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to class-
    17  room teachers that have been certified after such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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