Bill Text: NY A11319 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to Gio's Law; requires members of all emergency service providers to be trained in the administration of emergency anaphylaxis treatment and to carry emergency anaphylaxis treatment in their vehicles.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced) 2018-09-19 - referred to governmental operations [A11319 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-A11319-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          11319
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                   September 19, 2018
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by  COMMITTEE ON RULES -- (at request of M. of A. Zebrowski,
          M. L. Miller, McDonough,  Raia,  Jaffee,  Giglio,  D'Urso,  Seawright,
          Pellegrino,  Curran,  B. Miller, Colton, Errigo, McDonald, Braunstein,
          Cook, Simon, Walter) -- 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 "Gio's Law"; requiring
          members of police departments, sheriff's departments, fire departments
          and emergency medical service providers to be trained in the  adminis-
          tration  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
    20    (d)  comply  with  protocols  for  response  to incidents of suspected
    21  anaphylaxis.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD13647-03-8

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

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