|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to health|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S761
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S761 (ACTIVE) - Details
S761 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S761 SPONSOR: TEDISCO TITLE OF BILL: 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 SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Public Health Law section 3000-c to amend the defi- nition of an "eligible person or entity" in terms of those authorized to administer epinephrine, to include "a firefighter and a police office or peace officer." Section 2 provides the effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Epinephrine injectors, also known as "epipens" are used to reverse the
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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