Requires dental facilities to possess automatic external defibrillators.
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 3778 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: Section 1. Subdivision 10 of section 6611 of the education law, as added by chapter 183 of the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows: 10. Beginning January first, two thousand nine, each dentist shall become certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from an approved provider and thereafter maintain current certification, which shall be included in the mandatory hours of continuing education acceptable for dentists to the extent provided in the commissioner's regulations. In the event the dentist cannot physically perform CPR, the commissioner's regulations shall allow the dentist to make arrangements for another individual in the office to administer CPR. ALL DENTAL FACILITIES SHALL HAVE AN AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR OR OTHER DEFIBRILLATOR AT THE FACILITY. S 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. LBD07308-01-1