assembly Bill A523

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Jan 06, 2021 referred to education

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A523 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S587
Current Committee:
Assembly 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: A877, S7419
2017-2018: A299, S2747
2019-2020: A768, S5738

A523 (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.

A523 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    523
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL, PAULIN, ENGLEBRIGHT, BENEDETTO,
   MAGNARELLI, WEPRIN, CYMBROWITZ,  ABINANTI,  STECK,  SEAWRIGHT,  STERN,
   REYES,  DiPIETRO,  BRABENEC -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. EPSTEIN,
   McDONOUGH, PERRY, THIELE -- read once and referred 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