senate Bill S2363

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts comprehensive provisions to curtail the incidence of asthma and other respiratory diseases

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jan 16, 2013 referred to health

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S2363 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2417A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27-BB §§2725 - 2727, Art 13-I §§1399-xx & 1399-yy, Art 24-F §§2499-b - 2499-d, 1399-o-1, amd §§2111 & 2599-b, Pub Health L; add §§3001-e, 1527-a & 921, amd §916, Ed L; add §235-h, RP L; amd §33-0303, En Con L; add §143, Pub Bldg L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5863, A9485

S2363 - Summary

Enacts comprehensive provisions to curtail the incidence of asthma and other respiratory diseases; requires teachers in public and non-public school systems to be trained in identifying and responding to asthma emergencies in accordance with standards to be prescribed by the commissioner of education in consultation with the commissioner of health; provides for a program of asthma disease management and control within the department of health; program shall provide various services to health care providers, patients, and others (view more) authorizes the commissioner of health to make grants; provides for a study of asthma incidence and prevalence; provides for an annual report on the program; requires health care providers to provide pregnant women with information on in-utero exposure to tobacco smoke; requires residential leases to include information on the smoking restrictions for the leased premises and in common ares; prohibits idling of motor vehicle engines upon school grounds; authorizes school boards to allow certain students to use inhalers or nebulizers; requires the school that authorizes the use of an inhaler to prepare an asthma treatment plan for the student; ensures safety of all students who suffer from respiratory illnesses in New York; requires reporting of cases of asthma; provides for the curtailing of the use of chemicals which may trigger asthma episodes; provides for the use of the least toxic pesticides which effectively eradicate the targeted organism; includes certain respiratory diseases within the disease management demonstration program; provides for the reduction of emphysema, chronic bronchitis and other chronic respiratory diseases in children; relates to smoking restrictions in certain outdoor areas.

S2363 - Sponsor Memo

S2363 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2363

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KLEIN, CARLUCCI, GRISANTI, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to establishing the
  asthma prevention and education program (Part A); to amend the  public
  health  law,  in  relation  to  in-utero  exposure  to  tobacco  smoke
  prevention (Part B); to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to
  reporting  on  the  incidence  of asthma (Part C); to amend the public
  health law, in relation  to  including  certain  respiratory  diseases
  within  disease  management  demonstration programs (Part D); to amend
  the public health law, in relation  to  the  reduction  of  emphysema,
  chronic  bronchitis and other chronic respiratory diseases in children
  (Part E); to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to  smoking
  restrictions in certain outdoor areas (Part F); to amend the education
  law,  in relation to requiring all teachers to be trained in identify-
  ing and responding to asthma emergencies (Part G); to amend  the  real
  property law, in relation to residential rental property smoking poli-
  cies  (Part  H);  to amend the education law, in relation to requiring
  school districts and  private  elementary  and  secondary  schools  to
  establish  and  implement  rules  prohibiting  the engine of any motor
  vehicle to remain idling while parked or standing  on  school  grounds
  (Part I); to amend the education law, in relation to the use of inhal-
  ers  and  nebulizers (Part J); to amend the environmental conservation
  law, in relation to pesticide alternatives used  at  schools  and  day
  care  centers  (Part  K);  and  to  amend the public buildings law, in
  relation to curtailing the use of cleaning materials  that  induce  or
  trigger asthma episodes (Part L)

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

  Section 1. This act enacts into law major  components  of  legislation
which combat the incidence of asthma and other respiratory diseases such
as  emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Each component is wholly contained
within a Part identified as Parts A through L. The  effective  date  for
each particular provision contained within such Part is set forth in the

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