assembly Bill A9897

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"

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May 27, 2014 referred to education

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A9897 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L; amd §206, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A4216
2017-2018: A3381, A6050
2019-2020: A4876
2021-2022: A2388

A9897 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"; directs the commissioners of education and health to establish rules and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students of school districts, boards of cooperative educational services and nonpublic schools who exhibit signs or symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest.

A9897 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9897

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 27, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to directing the commissioners of education and  health  to  establish
  rules  and regulations for the treatment and monitoring of students of
  school districts,  boards  of  cooperative  educational  services  and
  nonpublic  schools  who  exhibit  signs  or symptoms of sudden cardiac
  arrest

  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
the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act".
  S 2. Section 305 of the education law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
subdivision 52 to read as follows:
  52.  A.  THE  COMMISSIONER,  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
HEALTH, SHALL PROMULGATE AND REVIEW AS NECESSARY RULES  AND  REGULATIONS
RELATING  TO  PUPILS  WHO  EXHIBIT  SIGNS  OR SYMPTOMS OF SUDDEN CARDIAC
ARREST WHILE RECEIVING INSTRUCTION OR ENGAGING IN ANY  SCHOOL  SPONSORED
OR  RELATED  ACTIVITY.  IN  DEVELOPING  SUCH  RULES AND REGULATIONS, THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL CONSIDER COMMENTS FROM STAKEHOLDERS AND OTHER  INTER-
ESTED  PARTIES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PARENTS, TEACHERS, STUDENTS,
SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS, SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRAINERS, SPORT COACHES,  MEDICAL
AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS ATHLETIC LEAGUE (PSAL), THE
NEW  YORK  STATE PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (NYSPHSAA), AND
OTHER ATHLETIC ASSOCIATIONS. SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT  BE
LIMITED TO:
  (I)  REQUIRING  A COURSE OF INSTRUCTION RELATING TO RECOGNIZING PUPILS
WHO EXHIBIT SIGNS OR SYMPTOMS OF SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST AND SEEKING PROP-
ER MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR SUCH PUPILS. SUCH COURSE OF  INSTRUCTION  SHALL
BE  REQUIRED  TO BE COMPLETED ON A BIENNIAL BASIS BY ALL SCHOOL COACHES,
PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHERS, NURSES AND ATHLETIC TRAINERS. THE COURSE OF
INSTRUCTION REQUIRED BY THIS SUBPARAGRAPH  SHALL  INCLUDE,  BUT  NOT  BE
LIMITED TO, THE DEFINITION OF A "SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST," SIGNS AND SYMP-
TOMS  OF  SUDDEN  CARDIAC  ARREST,  AND THE GUIDELINES FOR THE RETURN TO

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