|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 29, 2012||referred to health|
assembly Bill A9727
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
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A9727 (ACTIVE) - Details
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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