File #: Int 0205-2010    Version: * Name: School nurses.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 5/12/2010
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to school nurses.
Sponsors: Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Michael C. Nelson, (by request of the Mayor)
Attachments: 1. Memo In Support
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2013*Maria Del Carmen Arroyo City Council Sine Die (Filed, End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/12/2010*Maria Del Carmen Arroyo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/12/2010*Maria Del Carmen Arroyo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 205
 
By Council Members Arroyo and Nelson (by request of the Mayor)
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York in relation to school nurses.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1.  Subdivisions b and c of section 17-187 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 57 for the year 2004, are amended to read as follows:
   b. Primary Schools. The department shall provide on a full-time basis at least one nurse at each public and private primary school which i) had at least [two] three hundred students enrolled on the last day of the second month of the preceding school year; ii) submits a written request to the department that such nurse be provided; and iii) maintains, pursuant to any rules promulgated by the commissioner, an appropriate medical room wherein such nurse can carry out his or her nursing duties.
    c. Intermediate Schools. The department shall provide at least one nurse, provided that a nurse has not been provided pursuant to subdivision b of this section, or public health advisor or school health service aide, as appropriate, at each public and private intermediate school which i) had at least [two] three hundred students enrolled on the last day of the second month of the preceding school year; ii) submits a written request to the department that such nurse or public health advisor or school health service aide be provided; and iii) maintains pursuant to any rules promulgated by the commissioner, an appropriate medical room wherein such nurse or public health advisor or school health service aide can carry out his or her duties.  
ยง2.  This local law shall take effect on July 1, 2010.