Bill Text: NY A01024 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizes certain law enforcement officers and firefighters to possess and administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-02-04 - REFERRED TO HEALTH [A01024 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A01024-Introduced.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 14, 2019
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Health
        AN ACT to amend the  public  health  law,  in  relation  to  authorizing
          certain  law  enforcement  officers  and  firefighters  to possess and
          administer epinephrine by use of an epinephrine auto-injector device
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of subdivision 1 of section 3000-c of the
     2  public health law, as amended by chapter 200 of the  laws  of  2017,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (a)  "Eligible  person  or  entity" means: (i) an ambulance service or
     5  advanced life support first response service; a certified first  respon-
     6  der,  firefighter,  emergency  medical technician, or advanced emergency
     7  medical technician, who is employed by or an enrolled member of any such
     8  service; (ii) a children's overnight camp as defined in subdivision  one
     9  of  section  thirteen  hundred  ninety-two of this chapter, a summer day
    10  camp as defined in subdivision two of section thirteen  hundred  ninety-
    11  two  of this chapter, a traveling summer day camp as defined in subdivi-
    12  sion three of section thirteen hundred ninety-two of this chapter  or  a
    13  person  employed by such a camp; (iii) a school district, board of coop-
    14  erative educational services, county vocational education and  extension
    15  board, charter school, and non-public elementary and secondary school in
    16  this  state  or any person employed by any such entity, or employed by a
    17  contractor of such an entity while performing services for  the  entity;
    18  [or] (iv) a sports, entertainment, amusement, education, government, day
    19  care  or retail facility; an educational institution, youth organization
    20  or sports league;  an  establishment  that  serves  food;  or  a  person
    21  employed  by  such  entity; [and] (v) a police officer or peace officer;
    22  and (vi) any other person or entity designated  or  approved,  or  in  a
    23  category  designated  or approved pursuant to regulations of the commis-
    24  sioner in consultation with other appropriate agencies.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        A. 1024                             2
     1    § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
     2  have  become a law. Effective immediately the addition, amendment and/or
     3  repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
     4  this  act  on  its effective date are authorized to be made on or before
     5  such date.