senate Bill S3953B

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs commissioners of education and health to adopt rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students with mild traumatic brain injuries

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 19, 2011 signed chap.496
Sep 12, 2011 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2011 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.199
substituted for a8194
Jun 13, 2011 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 06, 2011 amended on third reading (t) 3953b
Mar 31, 2011 advanced to third reading
Mar 30, 2011 2nd report cal.
Mar 29, 2011 1st report cal.280
Mar 21, 2011 print number 3953a
amend and recommit to health
Mar 10, 2011 referred to health

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Bill Amendments

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B (Active)
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B (Active)

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S3953 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8194
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L; amd §206, Pub Health L

S3953 - Summary

Enacts the "concussion management and awareness act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to adopt and implement rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students with mild traumatic brain injuries; requires school personnel to receive training in mild traumatic brain injuries; such rules and regulations shall apply to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services  (view more) requires provisions of information pamphlet on mild traumatic brain injuries to parents of pupils participating in interscholastic sports or who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury; requires written consent of and acknowledgment of receipt of such pamphlet by parents prior to participation in interscholastic sports; provides for the establishment of concussion management teams to implement such provisions.

S3953 - Sponsor Memo

S3953 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3953

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON,  MAZIARZ,  BALL -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to directing the commissioners of education and  health  to  establish
  rules  and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students of
  school districts,  boards  of  cooperative  educational  services  and
  nonpublic  schools  who  suffer  mild traumatic brain injuries; and to
  amend the general obligations law, in relation  to  the  liability  of
  school  districts,  nonpublic schools and boards of cooperative educa-
  tional services

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "concussion management and awareness act".
  S 2. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding  a  new
subdivision 28 to read as follows:
  28.  THE  COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCA-
TION, SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS,  RELATING  TO  PUPILS  WHO
SUFFER  MILD  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN  INJURIES, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUBDIVISION
FORTY-TWO OF SECTION THREE  HUNDRED  FIVE  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW,  AND
PROVIDE  FOR  THE  POSTING  ON THE DEPARTMENT'S INTERNET WEBSITE OF SUCH
INFORMATION AS SHALL BE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUCH SUBDIVISION.
  S 3. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 42 to read as follows:
  42.  A.  THE COMMISSIONER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, IN CONSULTA-
TION AND COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC
ASSOCIATION, PUBLIC AND NONPUBLIC SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRAINERS,  PUBLIC  AND
NONPUBLIC  SCHOOL  INTERSCHOLASTIC  SPORTS  COACHES  AND  PUBLIC  SCHOOL
MEDICAL AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, SHALL:
  (I) PROMULGATE, IMPLEMENT AND UPDATE ANNUALLY  RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
ESTABLISHING A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION RELATING TO THE RECOGNITION, TREAT-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09691-06-1

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S3953A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8194
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L; amd §206, Pub Health L

S3953A - Summary

Enacts the "concussion management and awareness act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to adopt and implement rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students with mild traumatic brain injuries; requires school personnel to receive training in mild traumatic brain injuries; such rules and regulations shall apply to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services  (view more) requires provisions of information pamphlet on mild traumatic brain injuries to parents of pupils participating in interscholastic sports or who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury; requires written consent of and acknowledgment of receipt of such pamphlet by parents prior to participation in interscholastic sports; provides for the establishment of concussion management teams to implement such provisions.

S3953A - Sponsor Memo

S3953A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3953--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, MAZIARZ, BALL, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, NOZZOLIO
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- 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  directing  the  commissioners of education and health to establish
  rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students  of
  school  districts,  boards  of  cooperative  educational  services and
  nonpublic schools who suffer mild traumatic  brain  injuries;  and  to
  amend  the  general  obligations  law, in relation to the liability of
  school districts, nonpublic schools and boards of  cooperative  educa-
  tional services

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "concussion management and awareness act".
  S  2.  Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 28 to read as follows:
  28. THE COMMISSIONER, IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCA-
TION,  SHALL  PROMULGATE  RULES  AND REGULATIONS, RELATING TO PUPILS WHO
SUFFER MILD TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  SUBDIVISION
FORTY-TWO  OF  SECTION  THREE  HUNDRED  FIVE  OF  THE EDUCATION LAW, AND
PROVIDE FOR THE POSTING ON THE DEPARTMENT'S  INTERNET  WEBSITE  OF  SUCH
INFORMATION AS SHALL BE REQUIRED PURSUANT TO SUCH SUBDIVISION.
  S  3.  Section  305  of  the  education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 42 to read as follows:
  42. A. THE COMMISSIONER AND THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH,  IN  CONSULTA-
TION AND COOPERATION WITH THE NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC
ASSOCIATION,  PUBLIC  AND NONPUBLIC SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRAINERS, PUBLIC AND
NONPUBLIC  SCHOOL  INTERSCHOLASTIC  SPORTS  COACHES  AND  PUBLIC  SCHOOL
MEDICAL AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, SHALL:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09691-07-1

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S3953B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8194
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L; amd §206, Pub Health L

S3953B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "concussion management and awareness act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to adopt and implement rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students with mild traumatic brain injuries; requires school personnel to receive training in mild traumatic brain injuries; such rules and regulations shall apply to school districts and boards of cooperative educational services  (view more) requires provisions of information pamphlet on mild traumatic brain injuries to parents of pupils participating in interscholastic sports or who have suffered a mild traumatic brain injury; requires written consent of and acknowledgment of receipt of such pamphlet by parents prior to participation in interscholastic sports; provides for the establishment of concussion management teams to implement such provisions.

S3953B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3953B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3953--B
    Cal. No. 280

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HANNON, MAZIARZ, BALL, ADAMS, ALESI, AVELLA, CARLUC-
  CI, FUSCHILLO, HUNTLEY, LARKIN, LAVALLE, NOZZOLIO, SQUADRON, ZELDIN --
  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Health -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to  said  committee  --  reported
  favorably  from  said  committee,  ordered to first and second report,
  ordered to a third reading, amended and ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to  directing  the  commissioners of education and health to establish
  rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students  of
  school  districts,  boards  of  cooperative  educational  services and
  nonpublic schools who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "concussion management and awareness act".
  S 2. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 42 to read as follows:
  42.  A.  THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
HEALTH, SHALL PROMULGATE AND REVIEW AS NECESSARY RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
RELATING  TO  PUPILS  WHO  SUFFER  MILD  TRAUMATIC  BRAIN INJURIES, ALSO
REFERRED TO AS A "CONCUSSION," WHILE RECEIVING INSTRUCTION  OR  ENGAGING
IN  ANY  SCHOOL SPONSORED OR RELATED ACTIVITY.  IN DEVELOPING SUCH RULES
AND REGULATIONS, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSIDER  COMMENTS  FROM  STAKE-
HOLDERS  AND  OTHER  INTERESTED  PARTIES  INCLUDING  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO
PARENTS, TEACHERS,  STUDENTS,  SCHOOL  ADMINISTRATORS,  SCHOOL  ATHLETIC
TRAINERS,  SPORT  COACHES,  MEDICAL AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, THE PUBLIC
SCHOOLS ATHLETIC LEAGUE (PSAL), THE NEW YORK STATE  PUBLIC  HIGH  SCHOOL
ATHLETIC  ASSOCIATION  (NYSPHSAA), AND OTHER ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONS. SUCH
REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:

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

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