assembly Bill A2866A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires cardiac screening of student athletes

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 17, 2016 print number 2866a
Mar 17, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jan 20, 2015 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

A2866 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9727
2013-2014: A2508
2017-2018: A3452
2019-2020: A4135

A2866 - Summary

Requires the commissioner to promulgate rules and regulations pertaining to cardiac screening of student athletes and requires students in grades nine through twelve to undergo a pre-participation physical evaluation.

A2866 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2866

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. AUBRY, PERRY -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring  preven-
  tative cardiac screening of student athletes

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

  Section 1. Section 206 of the public health law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 29 to read as follows:
  29. (A) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE  COMMISSIONER
OF EDUCATION, PROMULGATE BY REGULATION, GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS MANDAT-
ING  THAT  STUDENT  ATHLETES  RECEIVE  PREVENTATIVE CARDIAC SCREENING TO
DETECT CONDITIONS AND DEFECTS WHICH MAY LEAD TO ILLNESS, INJURY OR DEATH
AS A RESULT OF STRENUOUS PHYSICAL  ACTIVITY.    THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL
DETERMINE  THE  SPECIFIC  TYPES  OF  SCREENING  WHICH  SHALL BE REQUIRED
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ADVANCED SCREENING FOR THE  DIAGNOSIS  OF
HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY.
  (B) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "STUDENT ATHLETE" SHALL MEAN ANY
STUDENT  PARTICIPATING  IN SUPERVISED SPORTING ACTIVITIES ORGANIZED BY A
PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL,  OR  AN  ORGANIZATION,  ASSOCIATION  OR  GROUP
ORGANIZED  AND  FUNCTIONING,  IN  WHOLE  OR  IN PART, FOR THE PURPOSE OF
PROVIDING YOUTH WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN SUPERVISED SPORT-
ING ACTIVITIES.
  (C) THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ESTABLISH BY REGULATION, GUIDELINES MANDAT-
ING THAT COACHES AND TRAINERS OF STUDENT ATHLETES, AS  DEFINED  IN  THIS
SUBDIVISION,  WHETHER  PAID  OR  UNPAID,  SHALL  BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE
TRAINING IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND  THE  CORRECT  USE  OF  AN
AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL DEVELOP PROGRAMS
TO PROVIDE SUCH TRAINING AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT  THE  STATE  AT
LEAST FOUR TIMES PER YEAR.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00364-01-5

Co-Sponsors

A2866A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A9727
2013-2014: A2508
2017-2018: A3452
2019-2020: A4135

A2866A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner to promulgate rules and regulations pertaining to cardiac screening of student athletes and requires students in grades nine through twelve to undergo a pre-participation physical evaluation.

A2866A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2866--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. AUBRY, PERRY -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health -- recommitted  to  the  Committee  on  Health  in
  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring preventative
  cardiac screening of student athletes

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 55 to read as follows:
  55. A. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, "STUDENT ATHLETE" SHALL  MEAN
ANY STUDENT PARTICIPATING IN SUPERVISED SPORTING ACTIVITIES ORGANIZED OR
SPONSORED BY A PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SCHOOL, OR AN ORGANIZATION, ASSOCIATION
OR GROUP ORGANIZED AND FUNCTIONING, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FOR THE PURPOSE
OF  PROVIDING  YOUTH  WITH  THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN SUPERVISED
SPORTING ACTIVITIES.
  B. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, IN CONSULTATION WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
HEALTH, PROMULGATE REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES REQUIRING STUDENT ATHLETES
TO  RECEIVE  PREVENTATIVE  CARDIAC  SCREENING  TO  DETECT CONDITIONS AND
DEFECTS WHICH MAY LEAD TO ILLNESS, INJURY OR DEATH AS A RESULT OF STREN-
UOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.
  C. SUCH  REGULATIONS  SHALL  INCLUDE  A  PROVISION  REQUIRING  STUDENT
ATHLETES  IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE TO BE SUBJECT TO A  PRE-PARTICI-
PATION PHYSICAL EVALUATION WHICH SHALL INCLUDE  A  PREVENTATIVE  CARDIAC
SCREENING  BEFORE  BEING  ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ATHLETIC ACTIVITY
SPONSORED BY OR SANCTIONED BY ANY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE  HIGH  SCHOOL.  SUCH
PREVENTATIVE  CARDIAC SCREENING MUST BE SATISFIED THROUGH AN ELECTROCAR-
DIOGRAM EXAMINATION. AN ELECTROCARDIOGRAM MAY BE  OBTAINED  THROUGH  ANY
APPROPRIATELY  LICENSED  OR CERTIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL. THE ELEC-
TROCARDIOGRAM MUST BE ADMINISTERED:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00364-02-6

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