assembly Bill A7791A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via S7262 - Signed by Governor


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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to 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
Jun 19, 2014 substituted by s7262a
rules report cal.545
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 16, 2014 reported referred to ways and means
May 20, 2014 reported referred to codes
May 08, 2014 print number 7791a
May 08, 2014 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jun 04, 2013 referred to health

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A7791 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7262
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L; add §921, Ed L

A7791 - Summary

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

A7791 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7791

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2013
                               ___________

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11334-02-3

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A7791A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7262
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L; add §921, Ed L

A7791A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7791A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7791--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ABINANTI, GOTTFRIED, MAYER, SIMANOWITZ, TITONE,
  RAIA, NOJAY, CAHILL, GOODELL, GALEF, DiPIETRO, BUCHWALD -- Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M.  of A. ARROYO, CLARK, HEVESI, JACOBS, McDONOUGH -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Health  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee  on  Health  in  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11334-03-4