Legislation

NYSASN plays an active role in public policy issues that pertain to school health and the provision of professional school nursing services. To that end, NYSASN engages with elected officials to educate them about the impact of proposed legislation on the provision of school health and school nursing services.

 

2016 NYS LEGISLATIVE BILL SUMMARIES

Click here for a list of proposed 2016 New York legislative bill summaries affecting students and/or school nurses. These bills are being closely watched by NYSASN.  If you have any questions, please contact NYSASN’s Legislative Chair, Stacey Marye via her e-mail: legislation@nysasn.org

 

MEMORANDA

Memorandum of Opposition to Proposed Diabetes Legislation Assembly Bill A10662 and Senate Bill S0385
Click here to read the full Memorandum of Opposition.

Memorandum of Opposition to Proposed EMT Legislation Assembly Bill A7503 and Senate Bill S5481
Click here to read the full Memorandum of Opposition.

Memorandum of Support for Assembly Bill A1842 and Senate Bill S3520 (updated Feb 2017)
Click here to read the full Memorandum of Support for the proposed act to amend the education law, in relation to the educational preparation for practice of professional nursing.

Memorandum of Support for Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning
Click here to read the full Memorandum of Support

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

RN to BSN Letter (Feb 2017)

RN to BSN Talking Points (Feb 2017)

Professional Qualifications of a Registered Professional School Nurse vs. an LPN

Diabetes Bills: Talking Points

Letter to the Governor re: A8105a

 

LEGISLATIVE LINKS