senate Bill S2635

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to when school personnel may adjust a student's dosage of insulin

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Jan 22, 2021 referred to education

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S2635 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3949
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§902-a & 6909, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5679, A6520
2019-2020: S1900, A359

S2635 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to when school personnel may adjust a student's dosage of insulin: under instructions from the prescriber or instructions from the parent or person in parental relationship where explicitly authorized by the prescriber.

S2635 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2635 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2635
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. GALLIVAN, KENNEDY -- 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 when school personnel
   may adjust a student's dosage of insulin
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 902-a of the education law, as
 added by chapter 423 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   1. Licensed nurses,  nurse  practitioners,  physician  assistants,  or
 physicians  employed by school districts or boards of cooperative educa-
 tional services are authorized to calculate prescribed insulin  dosages,
 administer prescribed insulin (WHICH MAY INCLUDE ADJUSTING THE DOSAGE OF
 THE  INSULIN UNDER INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE PRESCRIBER OR INSTRUCTIONS FROM
 THE PARENT OR PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATIONSHIP WHERE  EXPLICITLY  AUTHOR-
 IZED BY THE PRESCRIBER), program the prescribed insulin pump, refill the
 reservoir  in  the  insulin  pump,  change  the  infusion  site,  inject
 prescribed glucagon, teach an unlicensed person to  administer  glucagon
 to  an individual, and perform other authorized services pursuant to the
 scope of practice of the licensed individual under title  VIII  of  this
 chapter,  to  pupils who have received written permission by a physician
 or other licensed health care provider, and written parental consent  to
 carry  and  use  insulin  and  glucagon pursuant to section nine hundred
 sixteen-b of this article, during the school day on school property  and
 at  any  school  function  as  such  terms are defined, respectively, by
 subdivisions one and two of section eleven of this chapter.  Nothing  in
 this  section  shall  authorize  unlicensed  persons  to  perform  these
 services except as otherwise permitted by section nine  hundred  twenty-
 one of this article.
   §  2.  Section  6909  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 10 to read as follows:

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01849-01-1

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