Longwood High School 11th and 12th Grade Music and Art Festival became secondary to a real-life drama when John Ronan, a local grandparent who was watching his grandson, went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and collapsed.
In the first weeks of the new year, automated external defibrillator (AED) billswere introduced in seven state legislatures: Connecticut Rep. Jason Perillo introduced HB 5455, a bill to provide immunity for any public facility that maintains an automatic external defibrillator in accordance with specified standards. Rep. Kevin Ryan introduced HB 5483, which would require dialysis units, outpatient surgical facilities, assisted […]
Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of our Fall 2010 roundup aboutlegislation concerning automated external defibrillators (AEDs) currently before state legislatures. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. New York AED legislation: AB 4443, (introduced by Assemblywoman Margaret M. Markey) would require golf courses to have AEDs; it has been referred to the Economic Development Committee. AB 5611 (Assemblyman Steven […]
The New York State Assembly is considering a bill that would require teachers to know how to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use anautomated external defibrillator (AED). The training would be a requirement for getting a state teacher’s license. Assembly Bill A09367, sponsored by Assemblyman Dennis H. Gabryszak, was inspired by a constituent who is a […]