Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 30, 2023||
referred to education
Senate Bill S3184
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S3184 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3184 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3184 SPONSOR: HOYLMAN-SIGAL TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to updating school concussion management and response protocols and increasing concussion data collection and reporting SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill is entitled the "Concussion Management and Awareness Improve- ment Act of 2020." The bill amends subdivision 42 of section 305 of the Education Law, constituting the Concussion Management and Awareness Act of 2011, to require that all all medical directors, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants employed by a school or school district complete an annual course of instruction or equivalent continuing medical education relating to recognizing symptoms and providing treat- ment for pupils who suffer concussions. The bill also provides that no pupil presumed to have suffered a concus-
2023-S3184 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3184 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 30, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN-SIGAL, MAY -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to updating school concussion management and response protocols and increasing concussion data collection and reporting THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "concussion management and awareness improvement act of 2023". § 2. Subdivision 42 of section 305 of the education law, as added by chapter 496 of the laws of 2011 and paragraph b as amended by chapter 617 of the laws of 2022, is amended to read as follows: 42. a. The commissioner, in conjunction with the commissioner of health, shall promulgate and review as necessary rules and regulations relating to pupils who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries, also referred to as a "concussion," while receiving instruction or engaging in any school sponsored [or], SCHOOL related activity, OR COMPETITIVE, TRAVEL YOUTH SPORT ON SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTY. In developing such rules and regulations, the commissioner shall consider comments from stakeholders and other interested parties including but not limited to parents, teachers, students, school administrators, school athletic trainers, sport coaches, medical and health professionals, the public schools athletic league (PSAL), the New York state public high school athletic association (NYSPHSAA), and other athletic associations. Such regulations shall include, but not be limited to: (i) requiring a course of instruction relating to recognizing the symptoms of mild traumatic brain injuries and monitoring and seeking proper medical treatment for pupils who suffer mild traumatic brain injuries. Such course of instruction shall be required to be completed on a biennial basis by all school coaches, physical education teachers, nurses [and], athletic trainers, MEDICAL DIRECTORS, PHYSICIANS, NURSE EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06503-01-3
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