senate Bill S5154

2021-2022 Legislative Session

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

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Feb 25, 2021 referred to health

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S5154 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5966
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3001, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8235, A10293

S5154 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S5154 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5154 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5154
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 25, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BAILEY -- 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.
                                                            LBD08198-01-1


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