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Automated external defibrillator requirements
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 30
§ 627-a. Automated external defibrillator requirements. 1. Every
health club as defined under paragraph b of subdivision one of section
three thousand-d of the public health law whose membership is fifty
persons or more shall have available on the premises in a manner that
provides obvious and ready accessibility to staff, members and guests at
least one automated external defibrillator and shall have in attendance,
at all times during staffed business hours, at least one individual
performing employment or individual acting as an authorized volunteer
who holds a valid certification of completion of a course in the study
of the operation of AEDs and a valid certification of the completion of
a course in the training of cardiopulmonary resuscitation provided by a
nationally recognized organization or association.

2. Health clubs and staff pursuant to subdivision one of this section
shall be deemed a "public access defibrillation provider" as defined in
paragraph (c) of subdivision one of section three thousand-b of the
public health law and shall be subject to the requirements and
limitation of such section.

3. Pursuant to sections three thousand-a and three thousand-b of the
public health law, any public access defibrillation provider, or any
employee or other agent of the provider who, in accordance with the
provisions of this section, voluntarily and without expectation of
monetary compensation renders emergency medical or first aid treatment
using an AED which has been made available pursuant to this section, to
a person who is unconscious, ill or injured, shall be liable only
pursuant to section three thousand-a of the public health law.