assembly Bill A6462

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the development of a bleeding control kit program and the installation of bleeding control kits in schools

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May 11, 2022 held for consideration in education
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Mar 17, 2021 referred to education

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A6462 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9092

A6462 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of education, in consultation with the commissioner of health, to develop a bleeding control kit program which requires bleeding control kits to be installed in easily accessible areas of schools and requires training of personnel to use bleeding control kits in the event of an injury to another person.

A6462 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6462
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. McDONOUGH, REILLY, DeSTEFANO, MORINELLO, ASHBY,
   SMULLEN, MIKULIN, BYRNE, CRUZ, DAVILA, B. MILLER, RA,  BYRNES,  TAGUE,
   J. M. GIGLIO, MANKTELOW -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BLANKENBUSH,
   COOK,  FRONTUS,  WALSH  --  read once and referred to the Committee on
   Education

 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the develop-
   ment of a bleeding control kit program and the installation of  bleed-
   ing control kits in schools
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 59 to read as follows:
   59. A. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSULT AND COLLABORATE WITH THE COMMIS-
 SIONER OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH AND DEVELOP A BLEEDING CONTROL KIT PROGRAM
 WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT THAT:
   (I) ENSURES THAT BLEEDING CONTROL KITS ARE STORED IN EASILY ACCESSIBLE
 AREAS OF THE SCHOOL;
   (II) INCLUDES THE USE OF BLEEDING CONTROL KITS IN THE EMERGENCY  OPER-
 ATIONS  PLAN  OR ANY OTHER SECURITY PLANNING MEASURE OR PROTOCOL ADOPTED
 BY THE SCHOOL DISTRICT, BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES, CHAR-
 TER SCHOOL OR NONPUBLIC SCHOOL; AND
   (III) REQUIRES ALL DISTRICT OR SCHOOL PERSONNEL WHO MAY BE  REASONABLY
 EXPECTED  TO  USE  A  BLEEDING  CONTROL KIT IN THE EVENT OF AN INJURY TO
 ANOTHER PERSON TO RECEIVE TRAINING APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
   B. A BLEEDING CONTROL KIT REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION  SHALL
 BE A FIRST AID RESPONSE KIT THAT INCLUDES AT LEAST:
   (I) ONE TOURNIQUET;
   (II) TWO COMPRESSED GAUZE DRESSINGS;
   (III) ONE TRAUMA DRESSING;
   (IV) NITRILE GLOVES;
   (V) SCISSORS; AND

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