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Sudden cardiac arrest
Education (EDN) CHAPTER 16, TITLE 1, ARTICLE 19
§ 923. Sudden cardiac arrest. a. The commissioner shall review the
information developed by the commissioner of health required by
subdivision thirty-one of section two hundred six of the public health
law to assist in the education and awareness of the signs and symptoms
of pending or increased risk of sudden cardiac arrest. Such information
shall be posted on the department's website. In addition, each school
shall be required to include such information developed by the
department of health, in conjunction with the department, in any
permission form or parent or person in parental relation consent form or
similar document that may be required for a student's participation in
interscholastic athletics and shall also include such information, or
reference how to obtain such information from the department and the
department of health's websites, on the school's website, if one exists.

b. The commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations requiring
that any student displaying signs or symptoms of pending or increased
risk of sudden cardiac arrest shall be immediately removed from athletic
activities and shall not resume athletic activity until he or she has
been evaluated by and received written and signed authorization from a
licensed physician. Such authorization shall be kept on file in the
pupil's permanent health record.