senate Bill S5738

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
May 14, 2019 referred to education

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S5738 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A768
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S7419, A877
2017-2018: S2747, A299
2021-2022: S587, A523

S5738 (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.

S5738 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5738 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5738

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. BENJAMIN -- 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 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

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