senate Bill S761

2019-2020 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 Health Committee


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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 09, 2019 referred to health

S761 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3000-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S9153

S761 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S761 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S761 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   761

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. TEDISCO -- 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  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

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

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