assembly Bill A21

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the employment of school nurses for the inspection of pupils attending certain public schools

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to education

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A21 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง901 & 902, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A9411
2013-2014: A1374
2015-2016: A1518
2017-2018: A152
2019-2020: A553
2021-2022: A666

A21 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the employment of school nurses for the inspection of pupils attending certain public schools; relates to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services.

A21 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   21

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CAHILL, GUNTHER, BENEDETTO, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  ORTIZ, PEOPLES-STOKES, PHEFFER, P. RIVERA, MARKEY, MILLMAN, GIBSON  --
  Multi-Sponsored   by  --  M.  of  A.  COOK,  FARRELL,  HOOPER,  PERRY,
  J. RIVERA, TOWNS, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee on Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to public school nurse
  staffing determinations in consultation with a nursing association

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  1  of section 901 of the education law, as
amended by section 57 of part A-1 of chapter 58 of the laws of 2006,  is
amended to read as follows:
  1.  School  health  services,  as  defined  in subdivision two of this
section, shall be provided by each  school  district  for  all  students
attending  the  public schools in this state, [except in the city school
district of the city of New York,] as provided in this  article.  School
health  services shall include the services of a registered professional
nurse[, if one is employed,] and shall also include such services as may
be rendered as provided in this article in examining  students  for  the
existence  of  disease or disability and in testing the eyes and ears of
such students.
  S 2. Paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 902 of the education law,
as amended by chapter 501 of the laws of 2005, is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  b.  Any  such board or trustees [may] OF EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BOARD
OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES SHALL employ  [one  or  more  school
nurses,  who  shall  be registered professional nurses, as well as other
health professionals, as may be  required.]  A  MINIMUM  OF  ONE  SCHOOL
NURSE,  WHO  SHALL  BE  A  REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE, IN EACH SCHOOL
BUILDING.  ANY SUCH BOARD OR TRUSTEES OF EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT  OR  BOARD

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.