senate Bill S1302

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enacts the "automated external defibrillators access act"

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to investigations and government operations
Jan 09, 2013 referred to investigations and government operations

S1302 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6631
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Buildings Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3, Pub Bldg L; add §3000-e, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3087, A208
2009-2010: A1246

S1302 - Summary

Enacts the "automated external defibrillators access act"; requires all public buildings, stadiums, arenas and convention centers in cities with a population of over one million to be equipped with automated external defibrillators; requires employees to be trained in the use of such devices.

S1302 - Sponsor Memo

S1302 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1302

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Investigations and Govern-
  ment Operations

AN ACT to amend the public buildings law and the public health  law,  in
  relation  to  enacting  the  "automated external defibrillators access
  act"

  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 "automated external defibrillators access act".
  S 2.  Section 3 of the public buildings law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 16 to read as follows:
  16. IN CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF OVER ONE MILLION,  EQUIP,  MAINTAIN
AND  PROVIDE  AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR EQUIPMENT, AS DEFINED IN
PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF  SECTION  THREE  THOUSAND-B  OF  THE
PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, IN QUANTITIES DEEMED ADEQUATE BY THE DEPARTMENT. SUCH
EQUIPMENT  SHALL  BE  READILY ACCESSIBLE FOR USE DURING MEDICAL EMERGEN-
CIES. ANY INFORMATION DEEMED NECESSARY BY THE COMMISSIONER SHALL  ACCOM-
PANY  SUCH  EQUIPMENT. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH TRAINING COURSES
BY A NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED ORGANIZATION, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (D)  OF
SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION THREE THOUSAND-B OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW,
FOR THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHOM THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS SHALL  BE  TRAINED  IN
THE USE OF SUCH AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR EQUIPMENT.
  S  3.  The public health law is amended by adding a new section 3000-e
to read as follows:
  S 3000-E. AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL  DEFIBRILLATORS;  STADIUMS,  ARENAS  AND
CONVENTION  CENTERS  IN CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF OVER ONE MILLION. IN
CITIES WITH A POPULATION OF OVER ONE MILLION, ALL STADIUMS,  ARENAS  AND
CONVENTION  CENTERS  WITH  OCCUPANCIES  OF  OVER  FIVE THOUSAND SHALL BE
EQUIPPED WITH AND MAINTAIN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS AS  DEFINED

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

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