senate Bill S1726

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the use of automated external defibrillators for new certification and re-certification as a schoolteacher

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S1726 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3004, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2971
2009-2010: S6679A

S1726 - Summary

Requires training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the use of automated external defibrillators for new certification and re-certification as a school teacher.

S1726 - Sponsor Memo

S1726 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1726

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ESPAILLAT,  ADDABBO,  KENNEDY  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring training in
  cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the  use  of  automated  external
  defibrillators for new certification and re-certification as a school-
  teacher

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

  Section 1. Section 3004 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 7 to read as follows:
  7.  A.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE COMMISSIONER
SHALL PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING THAT ALL PERSONS APPLYING,  ON  OR
AFTER JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN, FOR A CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE TO
BE A TEACHER SHALL, IN ADDITION TO ALL THE OTHER CERTIFICATION OR LICEN-
SURE  REQUIREMENTS,  HAVE COMPLETED ADEQUATE TRAINING IN CARDIOPULMONARY
RESUSCITATION (CPR) AND IN THE USE OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL  DEFIBRILLATORS
(AED).  THE  TRAINING  SHALL BE OBTAINED FROM AN INSTITUTION OR PROVIDER
WHICH HAS BEEN APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE SUCH TRAINING. EACH
APPLICANT SHALL PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT WITH DOCUMENTATION  SHOWING  THAT
HE OR SHE HAS COMPLETED SUCH REQUIRED TRAINING.
  B.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PRESCRIBE REGULATIONS REQUIRING ALL SCHOOLS
TO ENSURE THAT ANY PERSON EMPLOYED AS A  TEACHER  AT  SUCH  SCHOOL,  WHO
RECEIVED  CERTIFICATION  OR  A LICENSE TO TEACH PRIOR TO JULY FIRST, TWO
THOUSAND THIRTEEN, SHALL HAVE COMPLETED ADEQUATE TRAINING IN  CARDIOPUL-
MONARY RESUSCITATION AND IN THE USE OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS
WITHIN TWO YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
  C.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISION OF ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL
OR LOCAL LAW, ANY LICENSED OR  CERTIFIED  TEACHER  WHO  VOLUNTARILY  AND
WITHOUT THE EXPECTATION OF MONETARY COMPENSATION RENDERS CARDIOPULMONARY

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

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