assembly Bill A1374

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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A1374 (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
2011-2012: A21
2015-2016: A1518
2017-2018: A152
2019-2020: A553
2021-2022: A666

A1374 (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.

A1374 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1374

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. CAHILL, GUNTHER, BENEDETTO, COLTON, ENGLEBRIGHT,
  ORTIZ, PEOPLES-STOKES, MARKEY, MILLMAN, GIBSON --  Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M.  of A. COOK, FARRELL, HOOPER, PERRY, RIVERA, WEISENBERG -- read
  once and referred to the Committee 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
OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES  MAY  EMPLOY  OTHER  HEALTH  PROFES-

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