senate Bill S4411

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to automated defibrillator requirements

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S4411 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §4656, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3677

S4411 - Summary

Requires every assisted living facility to have at least one automated external defibrillator on the premises and have in attendance at all times, at least one individual certified in CPR.

S4411 - Sponsor Memo

S4411 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4411

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to automated external
  defibrillator requirements

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

  Section  1. Section 4656 of the public health law, as added by chapter
2 of the laws of 2004, is amended by adding a new subdivision 9 to  read
as follows:
  9.  (A)  EVERY  ASSISTED  LIVING  FACILITY LICENSED UNDER THIS ARTICLE
SHALL HAVE ON THE PREMISES AT LEAST ONE AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL  DEFIBRILLA-
TOR,  AS  DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE
THOUSAND-B OF THIS CHAPTER, AND SHALL HAVE IN ATTENDANCE AT ALL TIMES AT
LEAST ONE INDIVIDUAL PERFORMING EMPLOYMENT OR INDIVIDUAL  ACTING  AS  AN
AUTHORIZED  VOLUNTEER WHO HOLDS A VALID CERTIFICATION OF COMPLETION OF A
COURSE IN THE STUDY OF THE OPERATION OF AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL  DEFIBRILLA-
TORS  AND  A  VALID  CERTIFICATION  OF THE COMPLETION OF A COURSE IN THE
TRAINING OF  CARDIOPULMONARY  RESUSCITATION  PROVIDED  BY  A  NATIONALLY
RECOGNIZED  ORGANIZATION  OR ASSOCIATION. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMUL-
GATE REGULATIONS TO  DETERMINE  THE  QUANTITY  AND  TYPE  DEEMED  TO  BE
ADEQUATE  TO ENSURE READY AND APPROPRIATE ACCESS FOR USE DURING EMERGEN-
CIES TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THE SIZE AND OCCUPANCY OF EACH FACILITY AND ANY
OTHER MATTER DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE COMMISSIONER TO EFFECTUATE THE DUTY
PRESCRIBED BY THIS SUBDIVISION. SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL ALSO PROVIDE  FOR
A PHASE-IN SCHEDULE OF THE DUTY CREATED BY THIS SUBDIVISION.
  (B)  ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES AND STAFF PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (A) OF
THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL BE DEEMED A "PUBLIC ACCESS DEFIBRILLATION PROVID-
ER" AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (C) OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION  THREE
THOUSAND-B  OF THIS CHAPTER AND SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS AND
LIMITATION OF SUCH SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08841-02-1

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