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This bill would require the Department of Parks and Recreation to provide an automated external defibrillator at every pool facility under its jurisdiction, as well as at least one employee trained to use an AED present during all hours of pool supervision.

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Committee on Parks and Recreation
Hearing Held by Committee
Committee on Parks and Recreation
Laid Over by Committee
City Council
Referred to Comm by Council
City Council
Introduced by Council

Int. No. 1009

 

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

 

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; (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 120 days after it becomes law, 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 dateAPB

LS 6500, 6502, 7000

6/19/18, 12:00 pm