STATE OF NEW YORK
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
April 6, 2011
Introduced by Sens. RANZENHOFER, DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN -- read twice and
ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation to health clubs
providing automated external defibrillators on site during staffed
The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-bly, do enact as follows:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 627-a of the general business law,
2 as added by chapter 186 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as
4 1. Every health club as defined under paragraph b of subdivision one
5 of section three thousand-d of the public health law whose membership is
6 five hundred persons or more shall have on the premises at least one
7 automated external defibrillator and shall have in attendance, at all
8 times during staffed business hours, at least one individual performing
9 employment or individual acting as an authorized volunteer who holds a
10 valid certification of completion of a course in the study of the opera-
11 tion of AEDs and a valid certification of the completion of a course in
12 the training of cardiopulmonary resuscitation provided by a nationally
13 recognized organization or association.
14 § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
 is old law to be omitted.