senate Bill S595A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes students and camp attendees to carry and use topical sunscreen products in school with the written permission of their parents

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.242
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.715
substituted for a2126a
referred to education
Jun 20, 2013 delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 17, 2013 amended on third reading 595a
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.960
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

Co-Sponsors

S595 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2126A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §907, Ed L; amd §1394, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7824, A10800

S595 - Summary

Authorizes pupils and camp attendees to carry and use topical sunscreen products with the written permission of their parents or guardians; requires a record of such permission be maintained in the child's school and/or camp.

S595 - Sponsor Memo

S595 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   595

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS,  KRUEGER, RANZENHOFER -- 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 pupils to
  carry and use sunscreen in schools; and to  amend  the  public  health
  law,  in relation to authorizing children attending camps to carry and
  use sunscreen

  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 907 to
read as follows:
  S  907.  USE  OF SUNSCREEN. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR TRUSTEES OF EACH
SCHOOL DISTRICT AND BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES,  AND  THE
GOVERNING  BODY OF EACH PRIVATE ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOL,
SHALL ALLOW PUPILS TO CARRY AND USE TOPICAL SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS, WITH THE
WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO  THE  PUPIL.  A
RECORD OF SUCH PERMISSION SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN THE SCHOOL OFFICE.
  S  2. Section 1394 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. EACH CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP,  SUMMER  DAY  CAMP  AND  TRAVELLING
SUMMER  DAY  CAMP  SHALL ALLOW CHILDREN ATTENDING SUCH CAMP TO CARRY AND
USE TOPICAL SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS,  WITH  THE  WRITTEN  PERMISSION  OF  THE
PERSON  IN  PARENTAL  RELATION TO THE CHILD. A RECORD OF SUCH PERMISSION
SHALL BE MAINTAINED IN THE CAMP OFFICE.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01837-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S595A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2126A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §907, Ed L; amd §1394, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7824, A10800

S595A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes pupils and camp attendees to carry and use topical sunscreen products with the written permission of their parents or guardians; requires a record of such permission be maintained in the child's school and/or camp.

S595A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S595A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 595--A
    Cal. No. 960

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GIANARIS,  KRUEGER,  RANZENHOFER, SERRANO -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Education  --  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 pupils  to
  carry  and  use  sunscreen  in schools; and to amend the public health
  law, in relation to authorizing children attending camps to carry  and
  use sunscreen

  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 907 to
read as follows:
  S 907. USE OF SUNSCREEN. THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OR  TRUSTEES  OF  EACH
SCHOOL  DISTRICT  AND BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, AND THE
GOVERNING BODY OF EACH PRIVATE ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND SECONDARY  SCHOOL,
SHALL  ALLOW  STUDENTS  TO  CARRY  AND  USE  TOPICAL  SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS
APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR  OVER-THE-COUN-
TER  USE FOR THE PURPOSE OF AVOIDING OVEREXPOSURE TO THE SUN AND NOT FOR
MEDICAL TREATMENT OF AN INJURY OR ILLNESS, WITH THE  WRITTEN  PERMISSION
OF  THE  PARENT  OR GUARDIAN OF THE STUDENT. A RECORD OF SUCH PERMISSION
SHALL BE MAINTAINED BY THE SCHOOL.   A STUDENT WHO IS  UNABLE  TO  PHYS-
ICALLY  APPLY  SUNSCREEN  MAY  BE  ASSISTED BY UNLICENSED PERSONNEL WHEN
DIRECTED TO DO SO BY THE STUDENT, IF PERMITTED BY A PARENT  OR  GUARDIAN
AND AUTHORIZED BY THE SCHOOL.
  S  2. Section 1394 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4. EACH CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP,  SUMMER  DAY  CAMP  AND  TRAVELLING
SUMMER  DAY  CAMP  SHALL ALLOW CHILDREN ATTENDING SUCH CAMP TO CARRY AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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