senate Bill S3038

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires paid emergency responders to be retrained annually in CPR and creates the offense of failure to administer CPR

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 21, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to codes
Feb 07, 2011 referred to codes

S3038 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4762
Law Section:
Penal Law
Laws Affected:
Add Part 3 Title H Art 137 §§137.00 - 137.05, Pen L; add §208-h, Gen Bus L

S3038 - Summary

Requires police officers to be retrained annually in CPR and creates the offense of failure to administer CPR in the first and second degrees.

S3038 - Sponsor Memo

S3038 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 3038                                                  A. 4762

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            February 7, 2011
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by Sen. MONTGOMERY -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Codes

AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to creating  the  offense  of
  failure  to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation; and to amend the
  general municipal law, in relation to requiring paid emergency respon-
  ders to be retrained annually in cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
"Briana's Law".
  S 2. Title H of part 3 of the penal law is amended  by  adding  a  new
article 137 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 137
            FAILURE TO ADMINISTER CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION
SECTION 137.00 FAILURE  TO  ADMINISTER  CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION IN
                 THE SECOND DEGREE.
        137.05 FAILURE TO ADMINISTER  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION  IN
                 THE FIRST DEGREE.
S 137.00 FAILURE  TO  ADMINISTER  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION  IN THE
           SECOND DEGREE.
  A PERSON IS GUILTY OF FAILURE TO ADMINISTER  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCI-
TATION IN THE SECOND DEGREE WHEN HE OR SHE, ACTING IN HIS OR HER CAPACI-
TY  AS  A PAID EMERGENCY RESPONDER INCLUDING POLICE OFFICERS; FIREFIGHT-
ERS;  AND  EMERGENCY   MEDICAL   TECHNICIANS   REFUSES   TO   ADMINISTER
CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION, AS DEFINED BY SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION
SIX HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE OF THE GENERAL BUSINESS LAW, TO SOMEONE  IN  NEED
OF SUCH CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07621-01-1

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