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S07096 Summary:

BILL NO    S07096 

SAME AS    SAME AS A09298

SPONSOR    GRISANTI

COSPNSR    ADDABBO, AVELLA, BALL, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, KRUEGER, MARTINS,
           PERKINS, SAVINO

MLTSPNSR   

Amd S305, Ed L

Requires the commissioner of education to make recommendations to the board of
regents relating to the adoption of instruction in cardiopulmonary
resuscitation and the use of AEDs in senior high schools.
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S07096 Text:

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

                                         7096

                                   I N  S E N A T E

                                    April 25, 2014
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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 the  commis-
         sioner  of  education  to make recommendations to the board of regents
         relating to the adoption of instruction  in  cardiopulmonary  resusci-
         tation  and  the  use  of  automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in
         senior high schools

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

    1    Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
    2  subdivision 52 to read as follows:
    3    52.  A.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD OF
    4  REGENTS RELATING TO  THE  ADOPTION  OF  INSTRUCTION  IN  CARDIOPULMONARY
    5  RESUSCITATION AND THE USE OF AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS (AEDS) IN
    6  SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS.
    7    B.  PRIOR  TO  MAKING THE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS, THE
    8  COMMISSIONER SHALL:
    9    (I) SEEK  THE  RECOMMENDATIONS  OF  TEACHERS,  SCHOOL  ADMINISTRATORS,
   10  TEACHER  EDUCATORS AND OTHERS WITH EDUCATIONAL EXPERTISE IN THE PROPOSED
   11  CURRICULUM;
   12    (II) SEEK COMMENT FROM PARENTS, STUDENTS AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES;
   13    (III) CONSIDER THE AMOUNT OF INSTRUCTIONAL TIME SUCH  CURRICULUM  WILL
   14  REQUIRE  AND WHETHER SUCH TIME WOULD DETRACT FROM OTHER MANDATED COURSES
   15  OF STUDY;
   16    (IV) CONSIDER THE FISCAL IMPACT, IF  ANY,  ON  THE  STATE  AND  SCHOOL
   17  DISTRICTS; AND
   18    (V) CONSIDER ANY ADDITIONAL FACTORS THE COMMISSIONER DEEMS RELEVANT.
   19    C.  NO  LATER THAN ONE HUNDRED EIGHTY DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF
   20  THIS SUBDIVISION, THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROVIDE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE
   21  BOARD OF REGENTS TO EITHER ADOPT AND PROMULGATE  APPROPRIATE  RULES  AND
   22  REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING SUCH CURRICULUM OR REJECT THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
   23  SUCH  CURRICULUM. UPON RECEIVING A RECOMMENDATION FROM THE COMMISSIONER,
   24  PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL VOTE TO  EITHER

        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD13750-03-4
       S. 7096                             2

    1  ACCEPT  OR  REJECT THE COMMISSIONER'S RECOMMENDATION NO LATER THAN SIXTY
    2  DAYS AFTER RECEIVING SUCH RECOMMENDATION.
    3    D.  IF  THE  BOARD  OF  REGENTS ADOPTS SUCH CURRICULUM, THE CURRICULUM
    4  REQUIREMENT SHALL TAKE EFFECT NO LATER THAN THE NEXT SCHOOL  YEAR  AFTER
    5  SUCH CURRICULUM HAS BEEN ADOPTED.
    6    E.  IF  THE BOARD OF REGENTS REJECTS SUCH CURRICULUM, THE COMMISSIONER
    7  SHALL PROVIDE A REPORT AS TO THE  DETERMINATION  OF  THE  BOARD  TO  THE
    8  GOVERNOR,  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF  THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE
    9  ASSEMBLY AND THE CHAIRS OF THE SENATE AND ASSEMBLY COMMITTEES ON  EDUCA-
   10  TION PROVIDING THE REASONS FOR SUCH REJECTION NOT LATER THAN THIRTY DAYS
   11  AFTER THE BOARD OF REGENTS REJECTS SUCH CURRICULUM.
   12    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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