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File #: Int 1009-2018    Version: Name: Requiring automated external defibrillators and trained personnel at all city pool facilities.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 6/28/2018
Enactment date: 7/27/2019 Law number: 2019/139
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring automated external defibrillators and trained personnel at all city pool facilities
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Barry S. Grodenchik, Eric A. Ulrich, Mark Levine, Kalman Yeger , Robert F. Holden, Francisco P. Moya, Mark Gjonaj , Peter A. Koo, Justin L. Brannan, Paul A. Vallone, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to provide an automated external defibrillator (AED) at every pool facility under its jurisdiction that has a capacity of over 100 people. It would also require that at least one employee trained to use an AED be present during all hours of pool operation.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1009-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1009, 3. Int. No. 1009, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-28-18, 5. Committee Report 2/7/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 2/7/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 2/7/19, 8. Committee Report 6/26/19, 9. Hearing Transcript 6/26/19, 10. June 26, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 11. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-26-19, 12. Proposed Int. No. 1009-A - 6/27/19, 13. Int. No. 1009-A (FINAL), 14. Fiscal Impact Statement, 15. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 16. Local Law 139
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7/30/2019ASteven Matteo City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/26/2019*Steven Matteo Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/7/2019*Steven Matteo Committee on Parks and Recreation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/2019*Steven Matteo Committee on Parks and Recreation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2018*Steven Matteo City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/28/2018*Steven Matteo City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1009-A

 

By Council Members Matteo, Grodenchik, Ulrich, Levine, Yeger, Holden, Moya, Gjonaj, Koo, Brannan, Vallone and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring automated external defibrillators and trained personnel at all city pool facilities

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Paragraph 3 of subdivision a of section 17-188 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 20 for the year 2005, is amended to read as follows:

3. “Public place" means the publicly accessible areas of the following places to which the public is invited or permitted: (i) public buildings maintained by the division of facilities management and construction of the department of citywide administrative services or any successor; (ii) pool facilities under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation that have a capacity of more than 100 people; (iii) parks under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation identified pursuant to subdivision e of this section; [(iii)] (iv) ferry terminals owned and operated by the city of New York served by ferry boats with a passenger capacity of one thousand or more persons; [(iv)] (v) nursing homes, as defined in section 2801 of the New York state public health law; [(v)] (vi) senior centers, which include facilities operated by the city of New York or operated by an entity that has contracted with the city to provide services to senior citizens on a regular basis, such as meals and other on-site activities; [(vi)] (vii) golf courses, stadia and arenas; and [(vii)] (viii) health clubs that are commercial establishments offering instruction, training or assistance and/or facilities for the preservation, maintenance, encouragement or development of physical fitness or well-being that have a membership of at least two hundred and fifty people, and which shall include, but not be limited to, health spas, health studios, gymnasiums, weight control studios, martial arts and self-defense schools or any other commercial establishment offering a similar course of physical training.

§ 2. Subdivision e of section 17-188 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 20 for the year 2005 is amended to read as follows:

e. Parks. The commissioner of the department of parks and recreation shall[, no later than seven calendar days after the effective date of the local law that added this section,] promulgate rules identifying at least six parks in each borough under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation to be considered a public place for the purposes of this section, which would not otherwise be considered such a place, and determining the quantity and location of automated external defibrillators to be placed in such parks; provided, however, that at least one of the parks identified in each borough must be over one hundred and seventy acres.

§ 3. Subdivision k of section 17-188 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 20 for the year 2005, is amended to read as follows:

k. [Public awareness. Within ninety days of the effective date of the local law that added this section, the department shall conduct public awareness and education campaigns in English and Spanish regarding cardiopulmonary resuscitation training.] Training. At least one employee who is trained in the operation of an automated external defibrillator shall be present at the facilities of any pool under the jurisdiction of the department of parks and recreation during all hours of required supervision.

§ 4. This local law takes effect on January 1, 2020, except that the commissioner of the department of parks and recreation shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such date.

 

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