Assembly Actions -
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
Senate Bill S3038
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S3038 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S3038 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3038 TITLE OF BILL: 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 responders to be retrained annually in cardiopulmonary resuscitation PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The bill will require all police officers to be retrained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation each year. The failure to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation by a peace officer to someone in need will render the peace officer guilty of a misdemeanor. The peace office will be guilty of a felony should the person in need of cardiopulmonary resuscitation become permanently disabled or die. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The penal law is amended to add penalties for failure to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The general municipal law is amended to requires that emergency response personnel be retrained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation each year. JUSTIFICATION: Briana Ojeda was an 11 year old girl who passed away in August of 2010.
2011-S3038 (ACTIVE) - 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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