senate Bill S8492

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Requires cardiac screening of student athletes; mandates coaches receive training in CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator

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Sep 22, 2010 referred to rules

S8492 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A11670
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S78
2013-2014: S80

S8492 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires cardiac screening of student athletes; mandates coaches receive training in CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator.

S8492 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8492 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8492

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 22, 2010
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring  preven-
  tative cardiac screening of student athletes

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 28 to read as follows:
  28. (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  COMMISSIONER
OF EDUCATION, PROMULGATE BY REGULATION, GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS MANDAT-
ING  THAT  STUDENT  ATHLETES  RECEIVE  PREVENTATIVE CARDIAC SCREENING TO
DETECT CONDITIONS AND DEFECTS WHICH MAY  LEAD  TO  ILLNESS,  INJURY  AND
DEATH  AS  A  RESULT  OF STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.   THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL DETERMINE THE SPECIFIC TYPES OF SCREENING WHICH SHALL BE  REQUIRED
INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT LIMITED TO, ADVANCED SCREENING FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF
HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "STUDENT ATHLETE" SHALL MEAN ANY
STUDENT PARTICIPATING IN SUPERVISED SPORTING ACTIVITIES ORGANIZED  BY  A
PUBLIC  OR  PRIVATE  SCHOOL,  OR  AN  ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION OR GROUP
ORGANIZED AND FUNCTIONING, IN WHOLE OR  IN  PART,  FOR  THE  PURPOSE  OF
PROVIDING YOUTH WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN SUPERVISED SPORT-
ING ACTIVITIES.
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH BY REGULATION, GUIDELINES MANDAT-
ING  THAT  COACHES  AND TRAINERS OF STUDENT ATHLETES, AS DEFINED IN THIS
SUBDIVISION, WHETHER PAID OR  UNPAID,  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO  COMPLETE
TRAINING  IN  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION  AND  THE CORRECT USE OF AN
AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP  PROGRAMS
TO  PROVIDE  SUCH  TRAINING AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE STATE AT
LEAST FOUR TIMES PER YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD17776-02-0

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