assembly Bill A768

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to education
Jan 10, 2019 referred to education

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A768 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5738
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8977
2013-2014: A759
2015-2016: A877, S7419
2017-2018: A299, S2747
2021-2022: A523, S587

A768 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; requires such teachers to be certified within 3 months of date of hire.

A768 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   768

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, PAULIN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BENEDETTO,
  MAGNARELLI, WEPRIN, CYMBROWITZ, ABINANTI, DiPIETRO, STECK,  SEAWRIGHT,
  BUCHWALD,  D'URSO,  BRABENEC,  STERN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  ARROYO, EPSTEIN, GARBARINO, McDONOUGH, PERRY, THIELE -- read once  and
  referred to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring newly certi-
  fied  teachers  to  receive  instruction  in the use of an epinephrine
  auto-injector

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 3001-e
to read as follows:
  §  3001-E.  EPINEPHRINE  AUTO-INJECTOR  INSTRUCTION.   1. (A) TEACHERS
SHALL COMPLETE A COURSE OR TRAINING IN THE USE OF AN  EPINEPHRINE  AUTO-
INJECTOR  WITHIN  THREE  MONTHS  OF  THE  DAY SUCH PERSON WAS HIRED BY A
SCHOOL DISTRICT OR SCHOOLS DESIGNATED UNDER ARTICLE  FIFTY-SIX  OF  THIS
CHAPTER IN THE STATE.
  (B) DOCUMENTATION SHOWING THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE EPINEPHRINE
AUTO-INJECTOR  INSTRUCTION  REQUIRED  PURSUANT  TO THIS SECTION SHALL BE
KEPT IN SUCH TEACHER'S PERSONNEL FILE.
  2. THE TRAINING REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION MAY BE PERFORMED  BY
THE REGISTERED NURSE AT THE SCHOOL IN WHICH THE TEACHER IS HIRED TO WORK
OR BY A RECOGNIZED FOOD ALLERGY AND ANAPHYLAXIS TRAINING PROGRAM THROUGH
ANY  METHOD AVAILABLE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COURSES ONLINE OR IN
PERSON.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall apply to  class-
room teachers that have been certified after such effective date.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02557-01-9