assembly Bill A2126A

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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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to 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
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by s595a
Jun 20, 2013 ordered to third reading rules cal.715
rules report cal.715
reported
Jun 19, 2013 reported referred to rules
Jun 17, 2013 print number 2126a
Jun 17, 2013 amend and recommit to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

A2126 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S595
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §907, Ed L; amd §1394, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10800, S7824

A2126 - 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.

A2126 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2126

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee 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

A2126A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S595
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §907, Ed L; amd §1394, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A10800, S7824

A2126A (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.

A2126A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2126--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SIMOTAS -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on  Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

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
USE  TOPICAL  SUNSCREEN  PRODUCTS  APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL FOOD AND DRUG
ADMINISTRATION FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER USE  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF  AVOIDING
OVEREXPOSURE  TO  THE  SUN AND NOT FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT OF AN INJURY OR

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

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