Bill Text: NY S03058 | 2019-2020 | General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Relates to requiring nonpublic schools to follow the same rules and regulations as public schools regarding a pupil who suffers a concussion, regarding training to recognize the symptoms of a concussion, information to be provided to the parent or guardian of such pupil and the amount of time such pupil shall wait before resuming an athletic activity.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-06-04 - referred to education [S03058 Detail]

Download: New_York-2019-S03058-Introduced.html


                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
                                          3058
                               2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 1, 2019
                                       ___________
        Introduced  by Sen. GAUGHRAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  requiring  nonpublic
          schools  to  follow  the  same rules and regulations as public schools
          regarding a pupil who suffers a concussion
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section  1. Paragraph b of subdivision 42 of section 305 of the educa-
     2  tion law, as added by chapter 496 of the laws of  2011,  is  amended  to
     3  read as follows:
     4    b.  The rules and regulations established pursuant to this subdivision
     5  shall be deemed to be the minimum standards that must be  complied  with
     6  by  every  public school and nonpublic school relating to mild traumatic
     7  brain injuries. [Such rules and regulations may also be  implemented  by
     8  nonpublic  schools  if  they  so authorize.] Nothing in this subdivision
     9  shall prohibit any public school or nonpublic school from  adopting  and
    10  implementing more stringent standards.
    11    §  2.  This act shall take effect on the first of July next succeeding
    12  the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the
    13  addition, amendment and/or repeal of any rule  or  regulation  necessary
    14  for  the implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized
    15  and directed to be made and completed on or before such effective date.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09403-01-9
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