assembly Bill A10293

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to designating certain emergency and public safety dispatchers and operators as first responders

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Apr 15, 2020 referred to health

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A10293 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8235
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3001, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A3782, A5966, S5154

A10293 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Designates certain emergency and public safety dispatchers and operators as first responders.

A10293 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10293

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 15, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DeSTEFANO  --  read once and referred 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