|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 16, 2018||referred to education|
delivered to assembly
|May 14, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.1156|
committee discharged and committed to rules
|May 09, 2018||referred to education|
senate Bill S8534
Archive: Last Bill Status - Passed Senate
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8534 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8534 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8534 SPONSOR: SERINO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to rules and regulations concerning removal of ticks from pupils PURPOSE: To promulgate and review rules and regulations related to pupils who have a tick removed from them during school or a school sponsored activ- ity. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Directs the Commissioner of Education, in conjunction with the Commissioner of Health, to promulgate and review rules and regu- lations related to pupils who have a tick removed from them during school or a school sponsored activity. Such regulations shall include tick removal guidelines, procedures for written notification to a parent or guardian after removing a tick and the development of informational materials for school districts and parents. Such rules and regulations
S8534 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8534 I N S E N A T E May 9, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SERINO -- 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 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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