senate Bill S4988B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits nebulizers in schools and athletic fields; every nebulizer permitted must be maintained in working order by the school district, BOCES or non-public school

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2014 committed to rules
Jun 16, 2014 amended on third reading 4988b
Jun 02, 2014 amended on third reading (t) 4988a
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.398
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
May 02, 2013 referred to education

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Education committee Vote

S4988
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4988 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8337C
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §919, Ed L; amd §2, Chap 672 of 2007

S4988 - Summary

Permits nebulizers in schools and on athletic courts and fields to be administered by students with patient specific orders; requires every nebulizer permitted must be maintained in working order by the school district, BOCES or non-public school.

S4988 - Sponsor Memo

S4988 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4988

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BOYLE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing the use of
  nebulizers in schools; and to repeal certain provisions  of  such  law
  relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 919 of the education law is REPEALED.
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 919 to  read
as follows:
  S  919.  ON-SITE  NEBULIZERS. 1. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES OF
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT RESPONSIBLE  FOR  PROVIDING  HEALTH  SERVICES  IN  A
SCHOOL,  OR THE BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES IN THE CASE OF
PROGRAMS UNDER ITS JURISDICTION, MAY MAKE A NEBULIZER AVAILABLE  ON-SITE
IN  PUBLIC  AND  PRIVATE  SCHOOL  BUILDINGS  AND  ON ATHLETIC COURTS AND
FIELDS.
  2. IF NEBULIZERS ARE PROVIDED PURSUANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  THIS
SECTION,  THEY  SHALL  BE MADE AVAILABLE TO AND ADMINISTERED BY STUDENTS
WITH A PATIENT SPECIFIC ORDER, WHO REQUIRE INHALED MEDICATIONS  ADMINIS-
TERED BY A NEBULIZER.
  3.  EVERY  NEBULIZER  PROVIDED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE MAIN-
TAINED IN WORKING ORDER BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OR BOARD  OF  COOPERATIVE
EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES THAT PROVIDES SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES TO THE SCHOOL
BUILDING OR ATHLETIC COURTS OR FIELDS WHERE THE NEBULIZER IS LOCATED.
  S 3. The commissioner of health  is  authorized  to  promulgate  regu-
lations for the implementation of this act.
  S 4. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09038-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S4988A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8337C
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §919, Ed L; amd §2, Chap 672 of 2007

S4988A - Summary

Permits nebulizers in schools and on athletic courts and fields to be administered by students with patient specific orders; requires every nebulizer permitted must be maintained in working order by the school district, BOCES or non-public school.

S4988A - Sponsor Memo

S4988A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4988--A
    Cal. No. 398

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BOYLE, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Education -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing the use of
  nebulizers  in  schools; and to amend chapter 672 of the laws of 2007,
  amending the education law relating  to  the  maintenance  of  on-site
  nebulizers,  in  relation  to  the effectiveness of certain provisions
  thereof

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

  Section  1. Section 919 of the education law, as amended by chapter 42
of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 919. On-site nebulizers. 1. The board of education  or  trustees  of
the  school  district  responsible  for  providing  health services in a
school, or the board of cooperative educational services in the case  of
programs  under  its  jurisdiction,  shall  make  a  nebulizer available
on-site in every public and private school building  in  which  full  or
part  time nurse services are provided. Nebulizers in such school build-
ings shall be made available to allow reasonable access  to  all  public
and  private  school students with a patient specific order, who require
inhaled medications administered by a nebulizer, provided, however, that
nebulizers shall be administered by a school nurse  [or],  physician  OR
OTHER  LICENSED  PROFESSIONAL  AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM SUCH SERVICES UNDER
TITLE EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER pursuant to the student's  patient  specific
order.  Every  nebulizer  shall  be  maintained  in working order by the
school district  or  board  of  cooperative  educational  services  that
provides  school  health services to the school building where the nebu-
lizer is located.   NEBULIZERS AT SUCH  LOCATIONS  SHALL  ALSO  BE  MADE

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

Co-Sponsors

S4988B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8337C
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §919, Ed L; amd §2, Chap 672 of 2007

S4988B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits nebulizers in schools and on athletic courts and fields to be administered by students with patient specific orders; requires every nebulizer permitted must be maintained in working order by the school district, BOCES or non-public school.

S4988B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4988B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4988--B
    Cal. No. 398

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 2, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. BOYLE, AVELLA -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Education -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing the use of
  nebulizers  in  schools; and to amend chapter 672 of the laws of 2007,
  amending the education law relating  to  the  maintenance  of  on-site
  nebulizers,  in  relation  to  the effectiveness of certain provisions
  thereof

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

  Section  1. Section 919 of the education law, as amended by chapter 42
of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  S 919. On-site nebulizers. 1. The board of education  or  trustees  of
the  school  district  responsible  for  providing  health services in a
school, or the board of cooperative educational services in the case  of
programs  under  its  jurisdiction,  shall  make  a  nebulizer available
on-site in every public and private school building  in  which  full  or
part  time nurse services are provided. Nebulizers in such school build-
ings shall be made available to allow reasonable access  to  all  public
and  private  school students with a patient specific order, who require
inhaled medications administered by a nebulizer, provided, however, that
nebulizers shall be administered by a school nurse  [or],  physician  OR
OTHER  LICENSED  PROFESSIONAL  AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM SUCH SERVICES UNDER
TITLE EIGHT OF THIS CHAPTER pursuant to the student's  patient  specific
order.  Every  nebulizer  shall  be  maintained  in working order by the
school district  or  board  of  cooperative  educational  services  that

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

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