senate Bill S3269

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to health care and wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Feb 05, 2019 referred to health

S3269 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4892
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §207, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S5894, A8107
2017-2018: S3149, A6538

S3269 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to health care and wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac arrest among student athletes including recommending evidenced-based best practices for health certificates required pursuant to the education law, screening exams required for participation in interscholastic athletics, and information for students and their parents and guardians regarding sudden cardiac arrest.

S3269 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3269 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3269

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  health  care  and
  wellness education and outreach programs for preventing sudden cardiac
  arrest among student athletes

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 207 of the public  health  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (p) to read as follows:
  (P)  PREVENTING  SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST AMONG STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN
SCHOOL SPORTING  EVENTS,  INCLUDING  RECOMMENDING  EVIDENCED-BASED  BEST
PRACTICES  FOR  HEALTH  CERTIFICATES  REQUIRED  PURSUANT TO SECTION NINE
HUNDRED THREE OF THE EDUCATION LAW, SCREENING EXAMS REQUIRED FOR PARTIC-
IPATION IN INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS, AND INFORMATION FOR  STUDENTS  AND
THEIR  PARENTS AND GUARDIANS REGARDING SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST. SUCH MATE-
RIALS SHALL BE DEVELOPED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF  EDUCA-
TION, THE MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, THE NEW YORK CHAPTER
OF  THE  AMERICAN  ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS, AND THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCI-
ATION, AND SHALL INCLUDE AN EXPLANATION OF SUDDEN  CARDIAC  ARREST,  ITS
INCIDENCE  AMONG STUDENT ATHLETES, A DESCRIPTION OF EARLY WARNING SIGNS,
AND AN OVERVIEW OF THE OPTIONS THAT ARE PRIVATELY  AVAILABLE  TO  SCREEN
FOR  CARDIAC CONDITIONS THAT MAY LEAD TO SUDDEN CARDIAC ARREST INCLUDING
A STATEMENT ABOUT THE LIMITATIONS OF THESE OPTIONS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00289-01-9

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