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File #: Int 0159-2014    Version: * Name: Requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to make nurses available to public and private primary and intermediate schools with at least 100 students.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Education
On agenda: 3/12/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to make nurses available to public and private primary and intermediate schools with at least one hundred students.
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Eric A. Ulrich, Inez D. Barron, Margaret S. Chin, Andy L. King, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose, James Vacca, (by request of the Staten Island Borough President
Council Member Sponsors: 8

Int. No. 159

 

By Council Members Matteo, Ulrich, Barron, Chin, King, Koo, Rose and Vacca (by request of the Staten Island Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of health and mental hygiene to make nurses available to public and private primary and intermediate schools with at least one hundred students.

 

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 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 hundred] one 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 hundred] one 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.

§ 2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.

 

 

 

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Int 25/2010

LS # 616/2014

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