assembly Bill A8977B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires newly certified teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 09, 2012 print number 8977b
May 09, 2012 amend and recommit to education
Jan 17, 2012 print number 8977a
Jan 17, 2012 amend and recommit to education
Jan 10, 2012 referred to education

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A8977 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5458
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A759
2015-2016: A877
2017-2018: A299
2019-2020: A768
2021-2022: A523

A8977 - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector.

A8977 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8977

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring newly certi-
  fied teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injec-
  tor

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

  Section  1.  Section  3004 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING  THAT  ALL
PERSONS  APPLYING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN FOR A
TEACHING CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A  CERTIF-
ICATE  OR  LICENSE  VALID  FOR  SERVICE AS A CLASSROOM TEACHER, TEACHING
ASSISTANT, PUPIL PERSONNEL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OR
SUPERVISOR OR SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO  ALL  THE
OTHER  CERTIFICATION  OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, HAVE COMPLETED A COURSE
OR TRAINING IN THE USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR AND SHALL PROVIDE
THE  DEPARTMENT  WITH  DOCUMENTATION  SHOWING  THAT  THE  APPLICANT  HAS
SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETED SUCH TRAINING.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE
REGULATIONS REQUIRING THAT TEACHER PREPARATION INSTITUTIONS, IN THE  TWO
THOUSAND  TWELVE--TWO  THOUSAND THIRTEEN ACADEMIC YEAR, INCLUDE INSTRUC-
TION IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR. SUCH  TRAIN-
ING SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR IN EMER-
GENCY  SITUATIONS WHERE A REGISTERED NURSE OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTH CARE
WORKER IS NOT AVAILABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11717-01-1

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A8977A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5458
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A759
2015-2016: A877
2017-2018: A299
2019-2020: A768
2021-2022: A523

A8977A - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector.

A8977A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8977--A

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, CASTELLI -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring newly certi-
  fied teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injec-
  tor

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

  Section 1. Section 3004 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 2-a to read as follows:
  2-A.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING THAT ALL
PERSONS APPLYING ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN FOR  A
TEACHING  CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO A CERTIF-
ICATE OR LICENSE VALID FOR SERVICE  AS  A  CLASSROOM  TEACHER,  TEACHING
ASSISTANT, PUPIL PERSONNEL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR OR
SUPERVISOR  OR  SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ALL THE
OTHER CERTIFICATION OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, HAVE COMPLETED  A  COURSE
OR TRAINING IN THE USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR AND SHALL PROVIDE
THE  DEPARTMENT  WITH  DOCUMENTATION  SHOWING  THAT  THE  APPLICANT  HAS
SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED SUCH TRAINING.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  PRESCRIBE
REGULATIONS  REQUIRING THAT TEACHER PREPARATION INSTITUTIONS, IN THE TWO
THOUSAND THIRTEEN--TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN ACADEMIC YEAR, INCLUDE INSTRUC-
TION IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR. SUCH  TRAIN-
ING SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR IN EMER-
GENCY  SITUATIONS WHERE A REGISTERED NURSE OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTH CARE
WORKER IS NOT AVAILABLE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11717-03-2

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

A8977B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5458
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A759
2015-2016: A877
2017-2018: A299
2019-2020: A768
2021-2022: A523

A8977B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector.

A8977B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8977--B

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, CASTELLI, CYMBROWITZ, PAULIN, WEPRIN,
  GOLDFEDER, CASTRO, ABINANTI -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  GABRYS-
  ZAK, GIBSON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- again reported  from  said  committee
  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring newly certi-
  fied teachers to be competent in the use of an epinephrine auto-injec-
  tor

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3001-e
to read as follows:
  S  3001-E.  EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR INSTRUCTION MANDATORY FOR TEACH-
ERS. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE  REGULATIONS  REQUIRING  THAT  ALL
PERSONS  CERTIFIED  AS  A  CLASSROOM  TEACHER, TEACHING ASSISTANT, PUPIL
PERSONNEL SERVICE PROFESSIONAL, SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR  OR  SUPERVISOR  OR
SUPERINTENDENT  OF  SCHOOLS, SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ALL THE OTHER CERTIF-
ICATION OR LICENSING REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE, NO LATER  THAN  SIX  MONTHS
AFTER BECOMING CERTIFIED, A COURSE OR TRAINING IN THE USE OF AN EPINEPH-
RINE  AUTO-INJECTOR  AND SHALL PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT WITH DOCUMENTATION
SHOWING THAT THE APPLICANT HAS  SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETED  SUCH  TRAINING.
THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  PRESCRIBE  REGULATIONS  REQUIRING THAT TEACHER
PREPARATION INSTITUTIONS INCLUDE INSTRUCTION IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF AN
EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR COMMENCING IN THE TWO  THOUSAND  THIRTEEN--TWO
THOUSAND  FOURTEEN ACADEMIC YEAR.  SUCH TRAINING SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE
USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR  IN  EMERGENCY  SITUATIONS  WHERE  A
REGISTERED NURSE OR OTHER LICENSED HEALTH CARE WORKER IS NOT AVAILABLE.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to class-
room teachers, teaching  assistants,  pupil  personnel  service  profes-
sionals,  school  administrators  and  supervisors or superintendents of
schools certified on or after such effective date.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11717-04-2