senate Bill S587

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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S587 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A523
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §3001-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A8977
2013-2014: A759
2015-2016: S7419, A877
2017-2018: S2747, A299
2019-2020: S5738, A768

S587 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires newly certified teachers to be trained in the use of an epinephrine auto-injector; requires such teachers to be certified within 3 months of date of hire.

S587 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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