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A03778 Summary:

Amd S6611, Ed L
Requires dental facilities to possess automatic external defibrillators.
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A03778 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 27, 2011
        Introduced  by M. of A. FARRELL -- read once and referred to the Commit-
          tee on Higher Education
        AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  dental
          facilities to possess automatic external defibrillators
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 6611 of  the  education  law,  as
     2  added by chapter 183 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
     3    10.  Beginning  January  first,  two thousand nine, each dentist shall
     4  become certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from an approved
     5  provider and thereafter maintain current certification, which  shall  be
     6  included  in  the mandatory hours of continuing education acceptable for
     7  dentists to the extent provided in the  commissioner's  regulations.  In
     8  the  event the dentist cannot physically perform CPR, the commissioner's
     9  regulations shall allow the dentist to  make  arrangements  for  another
    10  individual in the office to administer CPR.  All dental facilities shall
    11  have  an  automatic external defibrillator or other defibrillator at the
    12  facility.

    13    § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2012.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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