senate Bill S9153A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain law enforcement officers and firefighters to possess and administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 31, 2018 print number 9153a
Oct 31, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to rules
Aug 17, 2018 referred to rules

S9153 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L

S9153 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain law enforcement officers and firefighters to possess and administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device.

S9153 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9153 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  9153

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 17, 2018
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation  to  authorizing  law
  enforcement  officers  to possess and administer epinephrine by use of
  an epinephrine auto-injector device

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 1 of section 3000-c of the
public health law, as amended by chapter 200 of the  laws  of  2017,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (a)  "Eligible  person  or  entity" means: (i) an ambulance service or
advanced life support first response service; a certified first  respon-
der, emergency medical technician, or advanced emergency medical techni-
cian, who is employed by or an enrolled member of any such service; (ii)
a  children's  overnight  camp  as defined in subdivision one of section
thirteen hundred ninety-two of  this  chapter,  a  summer  day  camp  as
defined  in  subdivision  two  of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of
this chapter, a traveling summer day  camp  as  defined  in  subdivision
three of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this chapter or a person
employed  by  such a camp; (iii) a school district, board of cooperative
educational services, county vocational education and  extension  board,
charter  school,  and non-public elementary and secondary school in this
state or any person employed by  any  such  entity,  or  employed  by  a
contractor  of  such an entity while performing services for the entity;
[or] (iv) a sports, entertainment, amusement, education, government, day
care or retail facility; an educational institution, youth  organization
or  sports  league;  an  establishment  that  serves  food;  or a person
employed by such entity; [and] (v) A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER;  AND  (VI)
any  other  person  or  entity  designated or approved, or in a category
designated or approved pursuant to regulations of  the  commissioner  in
consultation with other appropriate agencies.
  §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
have become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment  and/or
repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  on  or  before
such date.

S9153A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L

S9153A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes certain law enforcement officers and firefighters to possess and administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device.

S9153A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9153A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 9153--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             August 17, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public  health  law, in relation to authorizing
  certain law enforcement  officers  and  firefighters  to  possess  and
  administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of  section  3000-c  of  the
public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 200 of the laws of 2017, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) "Eligible person or entity" means: (i)  an  ambulance  service  or
advanced  life support first response service; a certified first respon-
der, FIREFIGHTER, emergency medical technician,  or  advanced  emergency
medical technician, who is employed by or an enrolled member of any such
service;  (ii) a children's overnight camp as defined in subdivision one
of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this  chapter,  a  summer  day
camp  as  defined in subdivision two of section thirteen hundred ninety-
two of this chapter, a traveling summer day camp as defined in  subdivi-
sion  three  of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this chapter or a
person employed by such a camp; (iii) a school district, board of  coop-
erative  educational services, county vocational education and extension
board, charter school, and non-public elementary and secondary school in
this state or any person employed by any such entity, or employed  by  a
contractor  of  such an entity while performing services for the entity;
[or] (iv) a sports, entertainment, amusement, education, government, day
care or retail facility; an educational institution, youth  organization
or  sports  league;  an  establishment  that  serves  food;  or a person
employed by such entity; [and] (v) A POLICE OFFICER  OR  PEACE  OFFICER;
AND  (VI)  any  other  person  or entity designated or approved, or in a
category designated or approved pursuant to regulations of  the  commis-
sioner in consultation with other appropriate agencies.

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

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