senate Bill S7262A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes schools to administer epinephrine auto-injectors in the event of an emergency

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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
Oct 30, 2014 signed chap.424
Oct 29, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 19, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.545
substituted for a7791a
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 28, 2014 advanced to third reading
May 21, 2014 2nd report cal.
May 20, 2014 1st report cal.874
May 13, 2014 print number 7262a
amend (t) and recommit to health
May 08, 2014 referred to health

S7262 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7791A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L; add §921, Ed L

S7262 - Summary

Authorizes school nurses to possess and administer epinephrine auto-injectors in the event of an emergency.

S7262 - Sponsor Memo

S7262 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7262

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2014
                               ___________

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  authorizing
  schools  to possess and administer epinephrine auto-injectors in emer-
  gency situations

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

  Section  1. Section 3000-c of the public health law, as added by chap-
ter 578 of the laws of 1999, paragraph (a) of subdivision 1  as  amended
by chapter 350 of the laws of 2001, is amended to read as follows:
  S  3000-c.  Epinephrine auto-injector devices. 1. Definitions. As used
in this section:
  (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; (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) SCHOOL
DISTRICTS, BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, COUNTY VOCATIONAL
EDUCATION AND EXTENSION BOARDS, CHARTER SCHOOLS, OR A DULY  HIRED  NURSE
OF  ANY  SUCH  ENTITY;  OR  (IV) any other person, firm, organization or
entity designated pursuant to regulations of the commissioner in consul-
tation with other appropriate agencies; and all subject  to  regulations
of the commissioner.
  (b)  "Emergency health care provider" means (i) a physician with know-
ledge and experience in the delivery of emergency care; or (ii) a hospi-
tal licensed under article twenty-eight of this  chapter  that  provides
emergency care.
  2. Collaborative agreement. Any eligible person, firm, organization or
other entity may purchase, acquire, possess and use epinephrine auto-in-

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

Co-Sponsors

S7262A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7791A
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L; add §921, Ed L

S7262A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes school nurses to possess and administer epinephrine auto-injectors in the event of an emergency.

S7262A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7262A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7262--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law and the education law, in relation
  to  authorizing schools to possess and administer epinephrine auto-in-
  jectors in emergency situations

  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;  (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)  SCHOOL
DISTRICTS, BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, COUNTY VOCATIONAL
EDUCATION  AND EXTENSION BOARDS, CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND NON-PUBLIC ELEMEN-
TARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THIS STATE OR ANY PERSON EMPLOYED  BY  ANY
SUCH  ENTITY;  OR  (IV)  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 education law is amended by adding a new section 921 to read
as follows:
  S 921. ON-SITE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR. 1. SCHOOL DISTRICTS,  BOARDS
OF  COOPERATIVE  EDUCATIONAL  SERVICES,  COUNTY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND
EXTENSION BOARDS, CHARTER SCHOOLS, AND NON-PUBLIC ELEMENTARY AND SECOND-

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

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