senate Bill S4515

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the use of glucagon emergency injection kits by persons other than licensed health care professionals

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2013 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 12, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 10, 2013 1st report cal.1167
Apr 05, 2013 referred to health

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S4515 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7041
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3000-a & 3000-c, add §3000-e, Pub Health L

S4515 - Summary

Provides for the use of glucagon emergency injection kits by persons other than licensed health care professionals; provides for expanded use of epinephrine auto-injector devices in schools in emergency circumstances.

S4515 - Sponsor Memo

S4515 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4515

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 5, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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 use of epinephrine
  auto-injector devices in schools and authorizing the use  of  glucagon
  for emergency injection kits

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 3000-a of the public  health  law,
as  amended  by  chapter  243 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  2. (i) Any person who, or entity, partnership,  corporation,  firm  or
society  that,  purchases, operates, facilitates implementation or makes
available resuscitation equipment that facilitates first aid,  an  auto-
mated  external  defibrillator [or], an epinephrine auto-injector device
OR A GLUCAGON EMERGENCY INJECTION KIT as required by or pursuant to  law
or local law, or (ii) an emergency health care provider under a collabo-
rative  agreement  pursuant  to section three thousand-b of this article
with respect to an automated external defibrillator, or (iii) the  emer-
gency  health care provider with a collaborative agreement under section
three thousand-c of this article with respect to use of  an  epinephrine
auto-injector  device, OR (IV) THE EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER WITH A
COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENT UNDER SECTION THREE THOUSAND-E OF  THIS  ARTICLE
WITH  RESPECT TO USE OF A GLUCAGON EMERGENCY INJECTION KIT, shall not be
liable for damages arising either from the use of that  equipment  by  a
person  who voluntarily and without expectation of monetary compensation
renders first aid or emergency treatment at the scene of an accident  or
medical  emergency,  or  from the use of defectively manufactured equip-
ment; provided that this subdivision shall not  limit  the  person's  or
entity's,  partnership's,  corporation's, firm's, society's or the emer-
gency health care provider's liability for his, her or  its  own  negli-
gence, gross negligence or intentional misconduct.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10175-01-3

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