senate Bill S8785

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring anaphylactic policies for child care services

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2018 referred to health
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 05, 2018 advanced to third reading
Jun 04, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 31, 2018 1st report cal.1509
May 18, 2018 referred to health

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S8785 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2500-l, Pub Health L

S8785 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring anaphylactic policies for child care services setting forth guidelines and procedures to be followed for both the prevention of anaphylaxis and during a medical emergency resulting from anaphylaxis.

S8785 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8785 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8785

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 18, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HANNON, BENJAMIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring  anaphy-
  lactic policies for child care services

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2500-l to read as follows:
  § 2500-L. ANAPHYLACTIC POLICY FOR CHILD CARE SERVICES. 1. FOR PURPOSES
OF  THIS  SECTION THE TERM "CHILD CARE SERVICE" SHALL MEAN ALL CHILD DAY
CARE CENTERS, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED NINETY OF  THE  SOCIAL
SERVICES LAW, AND ALL PUBLIC AND PRIVATE NURSERY SCHOOLS AND PRE-KINDER-
GARTEN PROGRAMS.
  2.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  ESTABLISH AN ANAPHYLACTIC POLICY FOR ALL
CHILD CARE SERVICES  SETTING  FORTH  GUIDELINES  AND  PROCEDURES  TO  BE
FOLLOWED  FOR  BOTH  THE  PREVENTION OF ANAPHYLAXIS AND DURING A MEDICAL
EMERGENCY RESULTING FROM ANAPHYLAXIS.   SUCH POLICY SHALL  BE  DEVELOPED
AFTER  CONSULTATION WITH REPRESENTATIVES OF PEDIATRIC PHYSICIANS, NURSES
AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS WITH EXPERTISE IN TREATING CHILDREN WITH
ANAPHYLAXIS, PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH LIFE  THREATENING  ALLERGIES,  AND
APPROPRIATE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  CORPORATIONS REPRESENTING ALLERGIC INDIVID-
UALS AT RISK FOR ANAPHYLAXIS.
  3. THE ANAPHYLACTIC POLICY ESTABLISHED BY THIS SECTION  SHALL  INCLUDE
THE FOLLOWING:
  (A)  A  PROCEDURE  AND  TREATMENT PLAN, INCLUDING RESPONSIBILITIES FOR
CHILD CARE SERVICE PERSONNEL, FOR RESPONDING TO ANAPHYLAXIS;
  (B) A TRAINING COURSE FOR APPROPRIATE CHILD CARE SERVICE PERSONNEL FOR
PREVENTING AND RESPONDING TO ANAPHYLAXIS;
  (C) A PROCEDURE AND APPROPRIATE GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT  OF  AN
INDIVIDUALIZED  EMERGENCY  HEALTH  CARE PLAN FOR CHILDREN WITH A FOOD OR
OTHER ALLERGY WHICH COULD RESULT IN ANAPHYLAXIS;
  (D) A COMMUNICATION PLAN FOR INTAKE AND DISSEMINATION  OF  INFORMATION
REGARDING  CHILDREN  WITH  A FOOD OR OTHER ALLERGY WHICH COULD RESULT IN
ANAPHYLAXIS;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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