senate Bill S8671

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to Gio's Law; requiring members of all emergency service providers to be trained in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment and to carry emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles

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May 10, 2018 referred to finance

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S8671 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11319
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Add §233, Exec L; add §663, County L; add §209-gg, Gen Muni L; add §3000-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S484, A3426

S8671 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to Gio's Law; requires members of all emergency service providers to be trained in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment and to carry emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles.

S8671 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8671 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8671

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, the county law, the general municipal
  law and the public health law, in relation to "Gio's  Law";  requiring
  members of police departments, sheriff's departments, fire departments
  and  emergency medical service providers to be trained in the adminis-
  tration of emergency anaphylaxis  treatment  and  to  carry  emergency
  anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Gio's Law".
  § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 233 to  read
as follows:
  § 233. EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS TREATMENT TRAINING AND USE. 1. AS USED IN
THIS  SECTION,  THE TERM "EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS TREATMENT" SHALL MEAN AN
EPINEPHRINE AUTO-INJECTOR DEVICE, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH
(B)  OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE THOUSAND-C OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH
LAW, OR ANOTHER FORM OF EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS TREATMENT APPROVED BY  THE
COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH.
  2.  ALL MEMBERS OF THE STATE POLICE SHALL BE REQUIRED TO BE TRAINED IN
THE ADMINISTRATION OF EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS TREATMENT  AND  SHALL  CARRY
EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS TREATMENT IN THEIR VEHICLES WHEN ON DUTY.
  3. ALL MEMBERS OF THE STATE POLICE SHALL:
  (A)  COMPLETE  AN  INITIAL  TRAINING  PROGRAM ON EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS
TREATMENT;
  (B) COMPLETE A REFRESHER TRAINING PROGRAM AT LEAST EVERY TWO YEARS;
  (C) CONTACT THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEM DURING  ANY  RESPONSE  TO  AN
INCIDENT  OF  SUSPECTED  ANAPHYLAXIS AND ADVISE IF EMERGENCY ANAPHYLAXIS
TREATMENT IS BEING USED; AND
  (D) COMPLY WITH PROTOCOLS  FOR  RESPONSE  TO  INCIDENTS  OF  SUSPECTED
ANAPHYLAXIS.
  §  3. The county law is amended by adding a new section 663 to read as
follows:

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

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