|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to education|
senate Bill S587
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S587 (ACTIVE) - Details
S587 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S587 SPONSOR: BENJAMIN TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: This bill requires all teachers to be trained in the administration of epinephrine auto-injector devices. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section one amends the education law by adding a new section 3001-e, to require training of teachers ion the use of an epineprhine auto-injec- tor, and to provide for the keeping of records related to such training. Section two sets forth the effective date.
S587 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 587 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BENJAMIN, HARCKHAM, KAMINSKY, SKOUFIS, STAVISKY -- 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. LBD00444-01-1
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