S07505 Summary:

BILL NOS07505
 
SAME ASSAME AS A06179
 
SPONSORKAPLAN
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add §804-e, Ed L
 
Requires instruction in senior high schools regarding calling 911 when witnessing or experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose; provides that pupils shall receive instruction regarding the lawfulness of calling 911 when witnessing or experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose; encourages pupils to call 911 when witnessing or experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose without fear of arrest.
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S07505 Actions:

BILL NOS07505
 
11/05/2021REFERRED TO RULES
01/05/2022REFERRED TO EDUCATION
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S07505 Committee Votes:

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S07505 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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S07505 Memo:

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S07505 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          7505
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    November 5, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sen.  KAPLAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring  instruction
          in  senior high schools regarding calling 911 when witnessing or expe-
          riencing a drug or alcohol overdose

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 804-e
     2  to read as follows:
     3    § 804-e. Instruction related to witnessing or experiencing a  drug  or
     4  alcohol  overdose.  1.  Instructions regarding the provisions of section
     5  220.78 of the penal law, also known as the  "New  York  state  911  good
     6  Samaritan  law",  shall  be  included  as a part of the health education
     7  curriculum in all senior high schools. Such course of instruction  shall
     8  educate pupils on the protections of such law, including but not limited
     9  to, the lawfulness of calling 911 when witnessing or experiencing a drug
    10  or  alcohol  overdose  that  requires  emergency medical care, and shall
    11  encourage pupils to call 911 when witnessing or experiencing a  drug  or
    12  alcohol overdose without fear of arrest.
    13    2.  The  commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations to estab-
    14  lish a curriculum for instruction which shall  be  age  appropriate  and
    15  developed  according  to the needs and abilities of pupils at successive
    16  grade levels.
    17    3. School authorities shall be authorized to provide the needed facil-
    18  ities, time, and place for the  instruction  set  forth  herein  and  to
    19  provide learning aids and curriculum resource materials which contribute
    20  to  effective  teaching  methods  and learning regarding the decision to
    21  call 911 when witnessing or experiencing a drug or alcohol overdose.
    22    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD06198-01-1
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S07505 LFIN:

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