assembly Bill A4216B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 06, 2016 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
May 26, 2016 print number 4216b
May 26, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to education
May 18, 2016 print number 4216a
May 18, 2016 amend and recommit to education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
Jan 29, 2015 referred to education

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A4216 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3001-b & 3001-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9897
2017-2018: A3381, A6050
2019-2020: A4876
2021-2022: A2388

A4216 - Summary

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"; requires certain coaches to receive first aid instruction in recognizing signs or symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest.

A4216 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4216

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER,  JAFFEE,  OTIS, ROSENTHAL, PERRY,
  COLTON, HOOPER, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. ARROYO, CAMARA,
  LUPINACCI, McKEVITT,  RAIA,  RIVERA,  SCARBOROUGH  --  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 53 to read as follows:
  53. 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08005-01-5

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A4216A - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3001-b & 3001-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9897
2017-2018: A3381, A6050
2019-2020: A4876
2021-2022: A2388

A4216A - Summary

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"; requires certain coaches to receive first aid instruction in recognizing signs or symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest.

A4216A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4216--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER,  JAFFEE,  OTIS, ROSENTHAL, PERRY,
  COLTON, HOOPER, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  ARROYO,  LUPI-
  NACCI, McKEVITT, RAIA, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Education  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Education 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 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 55 to read as follows:
  55.  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:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08005-02-6

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A4216B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3001-b & 3001-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9897
2017-2018: A3381, A6050
2019-2020: A4876
2021-2022: A2388

A4216B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"; requires certain coaches to receive first aid instruction in recognizing signs or symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest.

A4216B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4216--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER,  JAFFEE,  OTIS, ROSENTHAL, PERRY,
  COLTON, HOOPER, COOK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  ARROYO,  LUPI-
  NACCI, McKEVITT, RAIA, RIVERA -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee  on  Education  --  recommitted  to  the Committee on Education in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring certain
  coaches to receive first aid instruction in recognizing signs or symp-
  toms 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. Subdivision 1 of section 3001-b of education  law,  as  added  by
chapter 498 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
  1. On and after the effective date of this section, in addition to any
provision  of law or rule or regulation of the department related to the
requirements necessary for teachers within the  public  school  systems,
whether certified in physical education or not, to coach any extra-class
athletic  activity,  it  shall  be  required of such teachers, except as
provided in subdivision two of this section, to hold a valid certificate
of completion of a course of study in first  aid  knowledge  and  skills
offered  by  the American National Red Cross and approved by the commis-
sioner, or to meet equivalent requirements as certified by  the  commis-
sioner. Any such course of study or equivalent requirements must include
instruction  in  RECOGNIZING  SIGNS  AND  SYMPTOMS OF CARDIAC ARREST AND
SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST AND the administration  of  adult  cardiopulmonary
resuscitation.  Prior  to  the start of each sports season, coaches must
provide valid evidence to their chief school officer  that  their  first

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08005-04-6