Senate Bill S8409A

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires nonpublic schools provide and maintain on-site automatic external defibrillators on school grounds

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee


  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-S8409 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §917-a, Ed L

2023-S8409 - Summary

Requires nonpublic schools provide and maintain on-site automatic external defibrillator (AED) equipment on school grounds and assure that AED equipment is available for off-site curricular events, extracurricular events or school-sponsored athletic events.

2023-S8409 - Sponsor Memo

2023-S8409 - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8409
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  requiring  on-site
   cardiac automated external defibrillators for nonpublic schools
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  917-a
 to read as follows:
   § 917-A. ON-SITE CARDIAC AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR IN NONPUBLIC
 SCHOOLS. 1. NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS SHALL PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN ON-SITE IN EACH
 INSTRUCTIONAL  SCHOOL  FACILITY  AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED)
 EQUIPMENT, AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION
 THREE  THOUSAND-B  OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW, IN QUANTITIES AND TYPES
 DEEMED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF
 HEALTH  TO  BE  ADEQUATE  TO ENSURE READY AND APPROPRIATE ACCESS FOR USE
 DURING EMERGENCIES.  NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS SHALL CAUSE SUCH AED TO BE  MAIN-
 TAINED AND TESTED ACCORDING TO SUCH APPLICABLE STANDARDS OF THE MANUFAC-
 TURER AND ANY APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT AGENCY.
   2. WHENEVER NONPUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF
 THIS SECTION ARE USED FOR SCHOOL-SPONSORED OR SCHOOL-APPROVED CURRICULAR
 OR  EXTRACURRICULAR EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES AND WHENEVER A SCHOOL-SPONSORED
 ATHLETIC CONTEST IS HELD AT ANY LOCATION, THE NONPUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIALS
 AND ADMINISTRATORS RESPONSIBLE FOR  SUCH  SCHOOL  FACILITY  OR  ATHLETIC
 CONTEST  SHALL  ENSURE  THE PRESENCE OF AT LEAST ONE STAFF PERSON WHO IS
 TRAINED, PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION IN THE  OPERATION
 AND  USE  OF AN AED. WHERE A SCHOOL-SPONSORED COMPETITIVE ATHLETIC EVENT
 IS HELD AT A SITE OTHER THAN A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY, THE  NONPUBLIC
 SCHOOL OFFICIALS SHALL ENSURE THAT AED EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED ON-SITE.
   3.  NO PERSON MAY OPERATE AN AED IN A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY UNLESS
 THE PERSON HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A TRAINING COURSE IN THE OPERATION
 OF AN    AED    APPROVED     BY A NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED ORGANIZATION  AS
 DEFINED  IN PARAGRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE THOUSAND-B
 OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW OR THE STATE EMERGENCY   MEDICAL SERVICES COUN-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD13920-01-3
              

2023-S8409A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §917-a, Ed L

2023-S8409A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires nonpublic schools provide and maintain on-site automatic external defibrillator (AED) equipment on school grounds and assure that AED equipment is available for off-site curricular events, extracurricular events or school-sponsored athletic events.

2023-S8409A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2023-S8409A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                             
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8409--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 29, 2024
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  MAYER  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Education  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring on-site
   cardiac automated external defibrillators for nonpublic schools

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 917-a
 to read as follows:
   § 917-A. ON-SITE CARDIAC AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR IN NONPUBLIC
 SCHOOLS. 1. NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS SHALL PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN ON-SITE IN EACH
 INSTRUCTIONAL SCHOOL FACILITY  AUTOMATED  EXTERNAL  DEFIBRILLATOR  (AED)
 EQUIPMENT,  AS  DEFINED  IN  PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
 THREE THOUSAND-B OF THE PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW,  IN  QUANTITIES  AND  TYPES
 DEEMED  BY  THE  COMMISSIONER  IN  CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF
 HEALTH TO BE ADEQUATE TO ENSURE READY AND  APPROPRIATE  ACCESS  FOR  USE
 DURING  EMERGENCIES.  NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS SHALL CAUSE SUCH AED TO BE MAIN-
 TAINED AND TESTED ACCORDING TO SUCH APPLICABLE STANDARDS OF THE MANUFAC-
 TURER AND ANY APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT AGENCY.
   2. WHENEVER NONPUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF
 THIS SECTION ARE USED FOR SCHOOL-SPONSORED OR SCHOOL-APPROVED CURRICULAR
 OR EXTRACURRICULAR EVENTS OR ACTIVITIES AND WHENEVER A  SCHOOL-SPONSORED
 ATHLETIC CONTEST IS HELD AT ANY LOCATION, THE NONPUBLIC SCHOOL OFFICIALS
 AND  ADMINISTRATORS  RESPONSIBLE  FOR  SUCH  SCHOOL FACILITY OR ATHLETIC
 CONTEST SHALL ENSURE THE PRESENCE OF AT LEAST ONE STAFF  PERSON  WHO  IS
 TRAINED,  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION IN THE OPERATION
 AND USE OF AN AED. WHERE A SCHOOL-SPONSORED COMPETITIVE  ATHLETIC  EVENT
 IS  HELD AT A SITE OTHER THAN A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY, THE NONPUBLIC
 SCHOOL OFFICIALS SHALL ENSURE THAT AED EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED ON-SITE.
   3. NO PERSON MAY OPERATE AN AED IN A NONPUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITY  UNLESS
 THE PERSON HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A TRAINING COURSE IN THE OPERATION
 OF  AN     AED    APPROVED    BY A NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED ORGANIZATION AS
 DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION THREE  THOUSAND-B
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
              

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