assembly Bill A9727

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires cardiac screening of student athletes

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Mar 29, 2012 referred to health

A9727 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S78
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S8492
2013-2014: A2508, S80
2015-2016: A2866
2017-2018: A3452
2019-2020: A4135

A9727 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A9727 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9727

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 29, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Health

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 29 to read as follows:
  29. (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 OR 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.
                                                           LBD03354-03-2

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