senate Bill S5159

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires epinephrine auto-injector devices at children's overnight, summer day and traveling summer camps

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
May 13, 2013 referred to health

S5159 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A262
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, add §1392-b, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A1771
2009-2010: A9884

S5159 - Summary

Requires epinephrine auto-injector devices at children's overnight, summer day and traveling summer day camps.

S5159 - Sponsor Memo

S5159 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5159

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 requiring epineph-
  rine auto-injector devices at children's  overnight,  summer  day  and
  traveling summer camps

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of  section  3000-c  of  the
public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 350 of the laws of 2001, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Eligible person, firm, organization, or other entity" means,  (i)
an  ambulance service or advanced life support first response service; a
certified first responder, emergency  medical  technician,  or  advanced
emergency  medical  technician, who is employed by or an enrolled member
of any such service; OR (ii) [a children's overnight camp as defined  in
subdivision  one of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this chapter,
a summer day camp as defined in  subdivision  two  of  section  thirteen
hundred  ninety-two  of  this  chapter,  a  traveling summer day camp as
defined in subdivision three of section thirteen hundred  ninety-two  of
this  chapter  or  a person employed by such a camp; or (iii)] any other
person, firm, organization or entity designated pursuant to  regulations
of the commissioner in consultation with other appropriate agencies; and
all subject to regulations of the commissioner.
  S  2.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 1392-b
to read as follows:
  S 1392-B. EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR DEVICES REQUIRED. 1.  DEFINITIONS.
AS USED IN THIS SECTION, "EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER"  MEANS  (A)  A
PHYSICIAN  WITH  KNOWLEDGE  AND  EXPERIENCE IN THE DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY
CARE; OR (B) A HOSPITAL LICENSED  UNDER  ARTICLE  TWENTY-EIGHT  OF  THIS
CHAPTER THAT PROVIDES EMERGENCY CARE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02324-01-3

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