senate Bill S7824

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes pupils and camp attendees to carry and use topical sunscreen products in school with the written permission of their parents

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Jul 20, 2012 referred to rules

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S7824 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10800
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §907, Ed L; amd §1394, Pub Health L

S7824 - Summary

Authorizes pupils and camp attendees to carry and use topical sunscreen products with the written permission of their parents or guardians; requires a record of such permission be maintained in the child's school office and/or camp office.

S7824 - Sponsor Memo

S7824 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 7824                                                 A. 10800

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              July 20, 2012
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sen.  GIANARIS -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M.  of
  A. Simotas) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing pupils to
  carry and use sunscreen in schools; and to  amend  the  public  health
  law,  in relation to authorizing children attending camps to carry and
  use sunscreen

  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 907 to
read as follows:
  S  907.  USE  OF SUNSCREEN. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES OF EACH
SCHOOL DISTRICT AND BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES,  AND  THE
GOVERNING  BODY OF EACH PRIVATE ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL,
SHALL ALLOW PUPILS TO CARRY AND USE TOPICAL SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS, WITH THE
WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO  THE  PUPIL.  A
RECORD OF SUCH PERMISSION SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN THE SCHOOL OFFICE.
  S  2. Section 1394 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. EACH CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP,  SUMMER  DAY  CAMP  AND  TRAVELLING
SUMMER  DAY  CAMP  SHALL ALLOW CHILDREN ATTENDING SUCH CAMP TO CARRY AND
USE TOPICAL SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS,  WITH  THE  WRITTEN  PERMISSION  OF  THE
PERSON  IN  PARENTAL  RELATION TO THE CHILD. A RECORD OF SUCH PERMISSION
SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN THE CAMP OFFICE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16360-02-2

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