assembly Bill A3381

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act"

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Feb 09, 2017 enacting clause stricken
Jan 27, 2017 referred to education

A3381 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3001-b & 3001-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A9897
2015-2016: A4216
2019-2020: A4876
2021-2022: A2388

A3381 (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.

A3381 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DenDEKKER  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Education

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


  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "Dominic Murray sudden cardiac arrest prevention act".
  § 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3001-b of the 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
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
aid  and  adult  cardiopulmonary  resuscitation knowledge and skills are
current  pursuant  to  the  requirements  established  by  the  American
National  Red  Cross or that they meet equivalent requirements as certi-
fied by the commissioner.
  § 3. Subdivision 1 of section 3001-c of the education law, as added by
chapter 39 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:

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