|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 01, 2019||referred to education|
assembly Bill A4135
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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- Delivered to Governor
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A4135 (ACTIVE) - Details
A4135 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4135 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 1, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. AUBRY -- read once and referred to the Committee on Education 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 57 to read as follows: 57. 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: (I) BEFORE THE STUDENT'S FIRST YEAR OF PARTICIPATION IN ANY SCHOOL SPONSORED ATHLETIC ACTIVITY; AND (II) BEFORE THE STUDENT'S THIRD YEAR OF PARTICIPATION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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