NYS Education Department Commissioner's Regulations

  • NYS Commissioner's Part 64 Regulations 64.1-64.8 - Nursing
    64.6 Prescription and direction of Nursing Services include the information below:

    • Health care providers authorized to prescribe medical regimens to be executed by a registered professional nurse shall include persons licensed or authorized to practice pursuant to a limited permit or statutory exemption from the licensure requirement in the following licensed professions: medicine, including physician's assistant and specialist's assistant; dentistry; podiatry; midwifery; and nurse practitioner.
    • Health care providers authorized to direct the performance of professional services by licensed practical nurses shall include persons licensed or authorized to practice pursuant to a limited permit or statutory exemption from the licensure requirement in the following licensed professions: medicine, including physician's assistant and specialist's assistant; dentistry; podiatry; midwifery; and registered professional nursing, including but not limited to nurse practitioners. 

    NYS Commissioner's Part 100 Regulations 100.1-110.20 - Requirements for Elementary, Middle and Secondary Programs   
    Includes information on policy, recommendations, and guidelines for implementing Prek-12 education programs.  Part 100 Regulations are periodically updated as amendments are adopted by the Board of    Regents  Note: Section 100.2 contains information relating to the Dignity Act Coordinator, School Employee Training, and Codes of Conduct. 

    Regulations of the Commissioner of Education Concerning Homeless Children and Youth Section 100.2(x) 
    Requires immediate enrollment without records and the obligation of the enrolling school to obtain the immunization records are discussed in Section 100.2(x)(4)-(5). 

    NYS Commissioner's Part 136 Regulations 136.1-136.9 - Health Services

    • 136.1 - Defines school personnel, school health services, treatment, school year, 30 days.
    • 136.2 - General regulations regarding the provision of health services, employment of a school medical director, board of education responsibilities.
    • 136.3 - Responsibilities of the board of education in providing oversight of school health services including health examinations, screenings and notifications, immunizations, exclusion of students, student records, health examinations of staff, and condom availability.
    • 136.4 - On-Site Cardiac AEDs
    • 136.5 - Concussion Management and Awareness
    • 136.6 - Authorized Use of Epinephrine Auto-Injector
    • 136.7 - Self-administration of Certain Medications by Students 
    • 136.8 - Opioid Overdose Prevention
    • 136.9 - Sudden Cardiac Arrest

    NYS Commissioner's Regulations Section 135 - Health, Physical Education and Recreation

    • 135.1 - Definition of terms used in the document.
    • 135.2 - General regulations  - States all schools under the jurisdiction of NYSED shall provide programs of health, physical education and recreation; defines record-keeping and transcripts, and the reporting to the commissioner.
    • 135.3  - Health Education - Defines elements of health education at elementary and secondary levels.
    • 135.4  - Physical education - Describes required school district plans for both public and non-public schools.  Provides an overview of requirements for interscholastic athletic activity.
    • 135.5  - First aid knowledge and skills requirements for coaches including approved training courses.
    • 135.6  - Comprehensive school health education demonstration program.  Defines health education in grades K-6 including coordination, implementation, and evaluation of health instruction, instructor training, and development grant application process for health education programs.

    NYS Commissioner's Regulation Section 136.5 Concussion Management and Awareness

    NYS Commissioner's Regulation 136.9 Sudden Cardiac Arrest

    NYS Rules of the Board of Regents Part 29 Unprofessional Conduct (29.2 refers to Health Professions)

    Regulations and policies set forth by the  New York City Department of Education
    The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for providing health services pursuant to   the NYC Charter and the New York City Health Code. The Department of Education of the City of New York   is responsible for overseeing the provision of school health programs and services that are required by the   NYS Education Law ("Ed Law") and NYS Public Health Law ("PHL"), and NYC Health Code. Note: Part 700   refers to School Health. 

    Screening Requirements Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of NY (8 CRR-NY 117.3 NY-CR)
    Provides rules for who, how and when students require diagnostic screening.  

    Click here for Public Health Regulations on Immunizations

Last Modified on July 1, 2022