File #: Int 0310-2022    Version: * Name: Standard procedure for treating students presenting with suspected tick bites.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Health
On agenda: 5/5/2022
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a standard procedure for treating students presenting with suspected tick bites
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Kalman Yeger , Shaun Abreu, (in conjunction with the Manhattan Borough Preside
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (“DOHMH”) to make rules on how school nurses that are employed by DOHMH must respond if a student appears to have a tick bite.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 310, 2. Int. No. 310, 3. May 5, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 310

 

By Council Members Borelli, Yeger and Abreu (in conjunction with the Manhattan Borough President)

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a standard procedure for treating students presenting with suspected tick bites

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 17 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 17-187.1 to read as follows:

§ 17-187.1 Tick bites on students. The commissioner shall promulgate rules setting forth a procedure for how nurses that are employed by the department and are provided to a public or private school must respond to a student presenting with a suspected tick bite in accordance with medical best practices.

                     § 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

Session 12

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LS #1753

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