Bill Text: NY A03426 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Enacts Gio's Law requiring that members of all emergency service providers be trained in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment and carry emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-5)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-29 - referred to governmental operations [A03426 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-A03426-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3426
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 29, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced by M. of A. ZEBROWSKI, M. L. MILLER, McDONOUGH, RAIA, JAFFEE,
          GIGLIO,  D'URSO, SEAWRIGHT, B. MILLER, COLTON, BRAUNSTEIN, COOK, SIMON
          -- read once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations
        AN ACT to amend the executive law, the county law, the general municipal
          law and the public health law, in relation  to  enacting  "Gio's  Law"
          requiring  that  members of police departments, sheriff's departments,
          fire departments and emergency medical service providers be trained in
          the administration of emergency anaphylaxis  treatment  and  to  carry
          emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as "Gio's Law".
     2    § 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 233 to  read
     3  as follows:
     4    § 233. Emergency anaphylaxis treatment training and use. 1. As used in
     5  this  section,  the term "emergency anaphylaxis treatment" shall mean an
     6  epinephrine auto-injector device, as such term is defined  in  paragraph
     7  (b)  of subdivision one of section three thousand-c of the public health
     8  law, or another form of emergency anaphylaxis treatment approved by  the
     9  commissioner of health.
    10    2.  All members of the state police shall be required to be trained in
    11  the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment  and  shall  carry
    12  emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles when on duty.
    13    3. All members of the state police shall:
    14    (a)  complete  an  initial  training  program on emergency anaphylaxis
    15  treatment;
    16    (b) complete a refresher training program at least every two years;
    17    (c) contact the emergency medical system during  any  response  to  an
    18  incident  of  suspected  anaphylaxis and advise if emergency anaphylaxis
    19  treatment is being used; and
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD02024-01-9

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     1    (d) comply with protocols  for  response  to  incidents  of  suspected
     2  anaphylaxis.
     3    §  3. The county law is amended by adding a new section 663 to read as
     4  follows:
     5    § 663. Emergency anaphylaxis treatment training and use. 1. As used in
     6  this section, the term "emergency anaphylaxis treatment" shall  mean  an
     7  epinephrine  auto-injector  device, as such term is defined in paragraph
     8  (b) of subdivision one of section three thousand-c of the public  health
     9  law,  or another form of emergency anaphylaxis treatment approved by the
    10  commissioner of health.
    11    2. All sheriffs, undersheriffs, and deputy sheriffs shall be  required
    12  to  be  trained in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment
    13  and shall carry emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their  vehicles  when
    14  on duty.
    15    3. All sheriffs, undersheriffs and deputy sheriffs shall:
    16    (a)  complete  an  initial  training  program on emergency anaphylaxis
    17  treatment;
    18    (b) complete a refresher training program at least every two years;
    19    (c) contact the emergency medical system during  any  response  to  an
    20  incident  of  suspected  anaphylaxis and advise if emergency anaphylaxis
    21  treatment is being used; and
    22    (d) comply with protocols  for  response  to  incidents  of  suspected
    23  anaphylaxis.
    24    §  4.  The  general  municipal  law is amended by adding a new section
    25  209-gg to read as follows:
    26    § 209-gg. Emergency anaphylaxis treatment training and use. 1. As used
    27  in this section, the term "emergency anaphylaxis treatment"  shall  mean
    28  an  epinephrine  auto-injector  device, as such term is defined in para-
    29  graph (b) of subdivision one of section three thousand-c of  the  public
    30  health  law, or another form of emergency anaphylaxis treatment approved
    31  by the commissioner of health.
    32    2. All members of a police or fire department organized at the county,
    33  city, village, town, or district level shall be required to  be  trained
    34  in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment and shall carry
    35  emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles when on duty.
    36    3. All members of a police or fire department organized at the county,
    37  city, village, town, or district level shall:
    38    (a)  complete  an  initial  training  program on emergency anaphylaxis
    39  treatment;
    40    (b) complete a refresher training program at least every two years;
    41    (c) contact the emergency medical system during  any  response  to  an
    42  incident  of  suspected  anaphylaxis and advise if emergency anaphylaxis
    43  treatment is being used; and
    44    (d) comply with protocols  for  response  to  incidents  of  suspected
    45  anaphylaxis.
    46    §  5.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3000-e
    47  to read as follows:
    48    § 3000-e. Emergency anaphylaxis treatment training and use. 1. As used
    49  in this section, the term "emergency anaphylaxis treatment"  shall  mean
    50  an  epinephrine  auto-injector  device, as such term is defined in para-
    51  graph (b) of subdivision one of section three thousand-c of  this  arti-
    52  cle,  or another form of emergency anaphylaxis treatment approved by the
    53  commissioner.
    54    2. Anyone who provides emergency medical services shall be required to
    55  be trained in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment  and

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     1  shall  carry  emergency  anaphylaxis  treatment in their vehicle when on
     2  duty.
     3    3. Anyone who provides emergency medical services shall:
     4    (a)  complete  an  initial  training  program on emergency anaphylaxis
     5  treatment;
     6    (b) complete a refresher training program at least every two years;
     7    (c) contact the emergency medical system during  any  response  to  an
     8  incident  of  suspected  anaphylaxis and advise if emergency anaphylaxis
     9  treatment is being used; and
    10    (d) comply with protocols  for  response  to  incidents  of  suspected
    11  anaphylaxis.
    12    §  6. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
    13  law.
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