assembly Bill A759A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; to be certified within 3 months of date of hire

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Apr 25, 2013 print number 759a
Apr 25, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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A759 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4876
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8977
2015-2016: A877
2017-2018: A299
2019-2020: A768
2021-2022: A523

A759 - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; requires such teachers to be certified within 3 months of date of hire.

A759 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   759

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, CYMBROWITZ, PAULIN, WEPRIN, GOLDFEDER,
  CASTRO,  ABINANTI,  BROOK-KRASNY  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A.
  GABRYSZAK, GIBSON, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee 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. 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 FOURTEEN--TWO
THOUSAND FIFTEEN 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.

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A759A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4876
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8977
2015-2016: A877
2017-2018: A299
2019-2020: A768
2021-2022: A523

A759A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; requires such teachers to be certified within 3 months of date of hire.

A759A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 759--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ROSENTHAL, CYMBROWITZ, PAULIN, WEPRIN, GOLDFEDER,
  ABINANTI,  BROOK-KRASNY,  MAISEL  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  -- M. of A.
  GABRYSZAK, GIBSON, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred to the  Commit-
  tee  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 receive instruction in  the  use  of  an  epinephrine
  auto-injector

  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.    1.  (A)  TEACHERS
SHALL  COMPLETE  A  COURSE  OR  TRAINING  IN  THE  USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE
AUTO-INJECTOR WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF THE DAY SUCH PERSON WAS HIRED BY  A
SCHOOL  DISTRICT  OR  SCHOOLS DESIGNATED UNDER ARTICLE FIFTY-SIX OF THIS
CHAPTER IN THE STATE.
  (B) DOCUMENTATION SHOWING THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE EPINEPHRINE
AUTO-INJECTOR INSTRUCTION REQUIRED PURSUANT TO  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
KEPT IN SUCH TEACHER'S PERSONNEL FILE.
  2.  THE TRAINING REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE PERFORMED BY
THE REGISTERED NURSE AT THE SCHOOL IN WHICH THE TEACHER IS HIRED TO WORK
OR BY A RECOGNIZED FOOD ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXIS TRAINING PROGRAM THROUGH
ANY METHOD AVAILABLE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COURSES ONLINE OR  IN
PERSON.
  S  2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to class-
room teachers that have been certified after such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05194-05-3