|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 30, 2014||signed chap.423|
|Oct 29, 2014||delivered to governor|
|Jun 18, 2014||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1547
substituted for s7758
|Jun 18, 2014||substituted by a9334b|
ordered to third reading cal.1547
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Jun 05, 2014||referred to education|
senate Bill S7758Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9334 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S7758 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §916, add §§916-a, 916-b, 902-a, 902-b & 921, Ed L
S7758 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S7758 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to health services in schools PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill allows students diagnosed with asthma or another respiratory disease that requires inhaler treatment, allergies and diabetes to use medical treatments in school. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the education law to allow students authorized by a physician to carry an inhaler and self-administer inhaler rescue medications while at school or a school function. Section 2 adds five new sections to the education law to allow students who have been diagnosed with an allergy or diabetes to carry and use prescribed equipment and medications at school and school functions. School districts shall not be financially or legally liable for compliance with these provisions. Licensed health care providers are authorized to inject prescribed medications in an emergency. School boards may authorize licensed health care providers to train unlicensed school personnel to inject prescribed glucagons or epinephrine in an emergency where a licensed health care provider is not available. Section 3 is the effective date.
S7758 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7758 I N S E N A T E June 5, 2014 ___________ Introduced by Sens. FLANAGAN, MARCELLINO, 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 health services in schools THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 916 of the education law, as amended by chapter 524 of the laws of 2006, is amended to read as follows: S 916. Pupils [afflicted] with asthma OR ANOTHER RESPIRATORY DISEASE REQUIRING RESCUE INHALER TREATMENT. 1. The board of education or trus- tees of each school district and board of cooperative educational services shall allow pupils who have been diagnosed by a physician or other duly authorized health care provider with [a severe] AN asthmatic condition OR ANOTHER RESPIRATORY DISEASE to carry and use a prescribed inhaler AND SELF-ADMINISTER INHALED RESCUE MEDICATIONS TO ALLEVIATE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS OR TO PREVENT THE ONSET OF EXERCISE INDUCED ASTH- MATIC SYMPTOMS during the school day ON SCHOOL PROPERTY AND AT ANY SCHOOL FUNCTION AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED, RESPECTIVELY, BY SUBDIVISIONS ONE AND TWO OF SECTION ELEVEN OF THIS CHAPTER, with the written permis- sion of a physician or other duly authorized health care provider, and WRITTEN parental consent[, based on such physician's or provider's determination that such pupil is subject to sudden asthmatic attacks severe enough to debilitate such pupil]. THE WRITTEN PERMISSION SHALL INCLUDE AN ATTESTATION BY THE PHYSICIAN OR THE HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CONFIRMING THE FOLLOWING: (A) THE PUPIL IS DIAGNOSED WITH ASTHMA OR ANOTHER RESPIRATORY DISEASE FOR WHICH INHALED RESCUE MEDICATIONS ARE PRESCRIBED TO ALLEVIATE RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS OR TO PREVENT THE ONSET OF EXERCISE INDUCED ASTHMATIC SYMPTOMS; AND (B) THAT THE PUPIL HAS DEMON- STRATED THAT HE OR SHE CAN SELF-ADMINISTER THE PRESCRIBED INHALED RESCUE MEDICATION EFFECTIVELY. THE WRITTEN PERMISSION SHALL ALSO INCLUDE THE NAME OF THE PRESCRIBED INHALED RESCUE MEDICATION, THE DOSE, THE TIMES WHEN THE MEDICATION IS TO BE TAKEN, THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH MAY WARRANT THE USE OF THE MEDICATION AND THE LENGTH OF TIME FOR WHICH THE INHALER EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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