Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 27, 2020||
referred to health
Senate Bill S8235
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S8235 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8235 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8235 SPONSOR: MARTINEZ TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to designating certain emergency and public safety dispatchers and operators as first responders PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill designates public safety dispatchers, emergency responders, emergency operators, emergency complaint operators, and emergency service dispatchers, as "certified first responders". SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends public health law and outlines who qualifies as a "certified first responder" under this bill. Section 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
2019-S8235 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8235 I N S E N A T E April 27, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MARTINEZ -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to designating certain emergency and public safety dispatchers and operators as first responders THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 3001 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 804 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows: 5. "Certified first responder" means an individual who meets the mini- mum requirements established by regulations pursuant to section three thousand two of this article and who is responsible for administration of initial life saving care of sick and injured persons, AND SHALL INCLUDE PUBLIC SAFETY DISPATCHERS, EMERGENCY RESPONDERS, EMERGENCY OPER- ATORS, EMERGENCY COMPLAINT OPERATORS AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DISPATCHERS, WHO PROVIDE COMMUNICATION SUPPORT SERVICES WITHIN POLICE AND SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENTS AS WELL AS FIRE, RESCUE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES DEPARTMENTS. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16123-02-0
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