senate Bill S7758

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to health services in schools; pupils afflicted with allergies, diabetes, asthma or another respiratory disease

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9334 - Signed by Governor


  • 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.423
Oct 29, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
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

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S7758 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9334
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §916, add §§916-a, 916-b, 902-a, 902-b & 921, Ed L

S7758 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health services in schools; also relates to pupils afflicted with allergies, diabetes, asthma or another respiratory disease.

S7758 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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