Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 29, 2016||
referred to education
Senate Bill S7419
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S7419 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S7419 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7419 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring newly certified teachers to receive instruction in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector PURPOSE : To require all teachers to be trained in the administration of epinephrine auto-injector devices. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Section one of this bill amends the Education Law to add a new section 3001-e. Section two of this bill provides that this act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to classroom teachers that have been certified after such effective date. JUSTIFICATION : Food allergies occur in approximately 8% of children, and according to the National Institutes of Health, there are 150 deaths per year due
2015-S7419 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7419 I N S E N A T E April 29, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- 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 requiring newly certi- fied teachers to receive instruction in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector 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 3001-e to read as follows: S 3001-E. EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR INSTRUCTION. 1. (A) TEACHERS SHALL COMPLETE A COURSE OR TRAINING IN THE USE OF AN EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR WITHIN THREE MONTHS OF THE DAY SUCH PERSON WAS HIRED BY A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR SCHOOLS DESIGNATED UNDER ARTICLE FIFTY-SIX OF THIS CHAPTER IN THE STATE. (B) DOCUMENTATION SHOWING THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR INSTRUCTION REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE KEPT IN SUCH TEACHER'S PERSONNEL FILE. 2. THE TRAINING REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE PERFORMED BY THE REGISTERED NURSE AT THE SCHOOL IN WHICH THE TEACHER IS HIRED TO WORK OR BY A RECOGNIZED FOOD ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXIS TRAINING PROGRAM THROUGH ANY METHOD AVAILABLE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COURSES ONLINE OR IN PERSON. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to class- room teachers that have been certified after such effective date. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04080-01-5
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