assembly Bill A5258

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Requires high schools to carry and have a trained employee to administer opioid antagonists

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

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A5258 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3772
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §922, Ed L

A5258 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires high schools to carry and have a trained employee to administer opioid antagonists during all school hours and after school activities.

A5258 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5258

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. D. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring high schools
  to carry and have a trained employee to administer opioid antagonists

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

  Section 1. Section 922 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY OTHER LAW, ALL HIGH SCHOOLS SHALL ACQUIRE AND
POSSESS AN OPIOID ANTAGONIST FOR EMERGENCY TREATMENT OF A PERSON APPEAR-
ING TO EXPERIENCE AN OPIOID-RELATED OVERDOSE. HIGH SCHOOLS SHALL  DESIG-
NATE  AT  LEAST  ONE EMPLOYEE WHO HAS COMPLETED A TRAINING COURSE IN THE
USE OF OPIOID ANTAGONISTS APPROVED UNDER SECTION  THREE  THOUSAND  THREE
HUNDRED NINE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STORAGE,
MAINTENANCE,  CONTROL,  AND  GENERAL OVERSIGHT OF THE OPIOID ANTAGONIST.
THERE SHALL BE A DESIGNATED EMPLOYEE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS DURING ALL SCHOOL
HOURS AND AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES TO ADMINISTER SUCH OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09248-01-9