assembly Bill A877

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; to be certified within 3 months of date of hire

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 08, 2015 referred to education

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A877 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7419
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8977
2013-2014: A759
2017-2018: A299, S2747
2019-2020: A768, S5738
2021-2022: A523, S587

A877 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; requires such teachers to be certified within 3 months of date of hire.

A877 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   877

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL,  PAULIN, GOLDFEDER, BROOK-KRASNY,
  ENGLEBRIGHT,  McDONALD,  BENEDETTO,  MAGNARELLI,  WEPRIN,  CYMBROWITZ,
  ABINANTI, DiPIETRO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, BUCHWALD,
  CLARK,  GARBARINO,  McDONOUGH, PERRY, THIELE -- read once and referred
  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