senate Bill S4650

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows for unlicensed personnel to administer seizure rescue medication in schools

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2022 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 17, 2022 advanced to third reading
Feb 16, 2022 2nd report cal.
Feb 15, 2022 1st report cal.507
Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 25, 2021 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.997
Feb 08, 2021 referred to education

Votes

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Feb 15, 2022 - Education committee Vote

S4650
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 11, 2021 - Education committee Vote

S4650
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4650 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8049
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §921, add §§902-c & 916-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S3129

S4650 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows for unlicensed personnel to administer certain seizure rescue medication in schools, on school grounds and at school events; provides that such medicine may be left with a school health official to be used as needed.

S4650 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4650 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4650
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 8, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. MANNION -- 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  allowing  for  unli-
   censed personnel to administer seizure rescue medication
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 921 of the education law, as added
 by chapter 423 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The board of education or trustees  of  each  school  district  and
 board  of  cooperative  educational  services  and nonpublic schools are
 authorized, but not obligated to have licensed  registered  professional
 nurses,  nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians train
 unlicensed school personnel to inject prescribed glucagon or epinephrine
 auto injectors, OR ADMINISTER DIAZEPAM OR MIDAZOLAM NASAL SPRAY in emer-
 gency situations, where an appropriately licensed health professional is
 not available, to pupils who have the written permission of a  physician
 or  other duly authorized health care provider for the administration of
 injectable  glucagon  [or],  emergency  epinephrine  auto  injector,  OR
 DIAZEPAM  OR MIDAZOLAM NASAL SPRAY, along with written parental consent,
 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. Training must be provided by a physician
 or other duly authorized licensed health care professional in  a  compe-
 tent manner and must be completed in a form and manner prescribed by the
 commissioner in regulation.
   § 2. The education law is amended by adding two new sections 902-c and
 916-c to read as follows:
   §  902-C.  TREATMENT  OF  STUDENTS  DIAGNOSED  WITH EPILEPSY BY SCHOOL
 PERSONNEL. 1.   LICENSED NURSES, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, PHYSICIAN  ASSIST-
 ANTS,  OR  PHYSICIANS EMPLOYED BY  SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR BOARDS OF COOPER-
 ATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES SHALL BE AUTHORIZED TO ADMINISTER  PRESCRIBED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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