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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to investigations and government operations|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to investigations and government operations|
senate Bill S1302
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1302 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1302 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public buildings law and the public health law, in relation to enacting the "automated external defibrillators access act" PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To require owners or operators of stadiums, arenas or convention centers to be equipped with and maintain automated external defibrillators. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill amends § 3 of the public buildings law by adding a new subdivision 16 which requires large stadiums, arenas and convention centers in major cities to equip, maintain and provide automated external defibrillator equipment. This bill also amends the public health law by adding a new section 3000-e which requires the employees of such facilities to be trained in the use and operation of automated external defibrillators by a nationally-recognized organization. JUSTIFICATION: Heart attacks are one of the nation's leading causes of death. Approximately 250,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest every
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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