|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 07, 2018||referred to education|
assembly Bill A11141
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
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A11141 - Details
A11141 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 11141 I N A S S E M B L Y June 7, 2018 ___________ Introduced by COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Pellegrino) -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to rules and regulations concerning removal of ticks from pupils THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 59 to read as follows: 59. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH, SHALL PROMULGATE AND REVIEW AS NECESSARY RULES AND REGULATIONS RELATED TO PUPILS WHO HAVE A TICK REMOVED FROM THEM WHILE RECEIVING INSTRUCTION OR ENGAGING IN ANY SCHOOL SPONSORED OR RELATED ACTIVITY. SUCH REGU- LATIONS SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: (A) TICK REMOVAL GUIDELINES FOR SCHOOL NURSES, SCHOOL PHYSICIANS, TEACHERS OR EMPLOYEES OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT TO BE DEVELOPED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH. (B) PROCEDURES FOR WRITTEN NOTIFICATION TO A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AFTER A TICK HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM A PUPIL. WRITTEN NOTIFICATION SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE INCLUSION OF INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY THE COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH ABOUT THE SPREAD OF LYME DISEASE AND TICK-BORNE DISEASE, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF LYME OR TICK-BORNE DISEASES, AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR HOW AND WHEN TO SEEK MEDICAL TREATMENT IF NEEDED. (C) THE DEVELOPMENT OF INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS FOR SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND PARENTS TO BE PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITES OF THE DEPARTMENT AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. THE RULES AND REGULATIONS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED TO BE THE MINIMUM STANDARDS THAT MUST BE COMPLIED WITH BY EVERY PUBLIC SCHOOL RELATING TO THE REMOVAL OF TICKS ON PUPILS. SUCH RULES AND REGULATIONS MAY ALSO BE IMPLEMENTED BY NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS IF THEY SO AUTHORIZE. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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