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File #: Int 1042-2018    Version: * Name: Distributing excess automated external defibrillators from youth baseball and softball to other sports.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Parks and Recreation
On agenda: 7/18/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing excess automated external defibrillators from youth baseball and softball to other sports
Sponsors: Steven Matteo, Mark Levine, Barry S. Grodenchik, Kalman Yeger , Robert F. Holden, Francisco P. Moya, Mark Gjonaj
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Summary: This bill would permit the Department of Citywide Administrative Services and the Department of Parks and Recreation to distribute any extra automated external defibrillators, also known as AEDs, they have after they fulfill their obligation to provide AEDs to youth baseball and softball leagues.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1042, 2. Int. No. 1042, 3. July 18, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 2/7/19, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/7/19
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Int. No. 1042

 

By Council Members Matteo, Levine, Grodenchik, Yeger, Holden, Moya and Gjonaj

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to distributing excess automated external defibrillators from youth baseball and softball to other sports

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of Section 4-209 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by a local law for the year 2018, amending the administrative code of the city of New York relating to requiring defibrillators at softball fields where youth leagues play, is amended to read as follows:

a.   Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Automated external defibrillator. The term "automated external defibrillator" means a medical device, approved by the United States food and drug administration, that: (i) is capable of recognizing the presence or absence in a patient of ventricular fibrillation and rapid ventricular tachycardia; (ii) is capable of determining, without intervention by an individual, whether defibrillation should be performed on a patient; (iii) upon determining that defibrillation should be performed, automatically charges and requests delivery of an electrical impulse to a patient's heart; and (iv) upon action by an individual, delivers an appropriate electrical impulse to a patient's heart to perform defibrillation.

Department. The term "department" means the department of citywide administrative services or any successor of such department.

Training course. The term "training course" means a course approved by a nationally-recognized organization or the state emergency medical services council in the operation of automated external defibrillators.

Youth baseball league. The term "youth baseball league" means [baseball leagues with participants who are all 17 years old or younger, but includes grade school through high school athletic programs regardless of the age of the participants, other than the public school leagues, including school leagues, little leagues, community based organization leagues, and unaffiliated leagues.] a youth league that plays baseball.

Youth league. The term "youth league" means youth recreation sports leagues other than the public school leagues, including school leagues, little leagues, community based organization leagues, and unaffiliated leagues.

Youth softball league. The term “youth softball league” means [softball leagues with participants who are all 17 years old or younger, but includes grade school through high school athletic programs regardless of the age of the participants, other than the public school leagues, including school leagues, little leagues, community based organization leagues, and unaffiliated leagues.] a youth league that plays softball.

Youth recreation. The term "youth recreation" means athletic activity with participants who are all 17 years old or younger, but includes grade school through high school athletic programs regardless of the age of the participants.

§ 2. Section 4-209 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by a local law for the year 2018, amending the administrative code of the city of New York relating to requiring defibrillators at softball fields where youth leagues play, is amended by adding a new paragraph k to read as follows:

k. If the department has any undistributed automated external defibrillators remaining after complying with subdivision c of this section, the department may distribute such automated external defibrillators to any other youth league at no cost to such youth league. Any automated external defibrillator so distributed shall be returned in satisfactory condition upon request of the department.

§ 3. Section 18-150 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by a local law for the year 2018, amending the administrative code of the city of New York relating to requiring defibrillators at softball fields where youth leagues play, is amended by adding a new paragraph m to read as follows:

 m. If the department has any undistributed automated external defibrillators remaining after complying with subdivision c of this section, the department may distribute such automated external defibrillators to any other youth league at no cost to such youth league. Any automated external defibrillator so distributed shall be returned in satisfactory condition upon request of the department.

§ 4. This local law takes effect on January 1, 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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