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File #: Int 1143-2013    Version: * Name: Use of automatic external defibrillators by lifeguards employed by the department of parks and recreation.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 8/22/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the use of automatic external defibrillators by lifeguards employed by the department of parks and recreation.
Sponsors: Eric A. Ulrich, Gale A. Brewer, Lewis A. Fidler, Vincent J. Gentile, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Albert Vann, Ydanis A. Rodriguez
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Int. No. 1143
 
By Council Members Ulrich, Brewer, Fidler, Gentile, James, Koo, Mendez, Nelson, Richards, Rose, Vann and Rodriguez
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the use of automatic external defibrillators by lifeguards employed by the department of parks and recreation.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision f of section 17-188 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
f. Rules. The department shall promulgate such rules as may be necessary for the purpose of implementing the provisions of this section, including, but not limited to, rules regarding the quantity and location of automated external defibrillators to be placed in a particular public place or general category of public place; the form of notice in which the availability of automated external defibrillators in a public place shall be made known to the public and any accompanying fee; and any information on the use of automated external defibrillators that must accompany and be kept with each automatic external defibrillator; provided, however, that the department of parks and recreation shall determine the quantity and location of automated external defibrillators placed in parks, pursuant to subdivision e of this section, except that each lifeguard station, which, for the purposes of this section shall mean a structure located on a beach or at a pool location under the jurisdiction of the department where first aid equipment used by lifeguards is stored, shall be equipped with at least one automated external defibrillator.  Such rules shall also include, but not be limited to, required training in the use of automated external defibrillators, including for all lifeguards employed by the department.
ยง3. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment.
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