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A00728 Summary:

BILL NOA00728
 
SAME ASSAME AS S02207
 
SPONSORPheffer Amato
 
COSPNSRCruz, Barnwell, Simon, Morinello, Norris, Epstein, Anderson, Griffin, Gonzalez-Rojas, Mamdani, Hevesi
 
MLTSPNSRSillitti, Zinerman
 
Add §805, Ed L
 
Requires water safety instruction in schools; provides that such age appropriate instruction shall include, but not be limited to, the proper use of flotation devices, awareness of water conditions, how to respond if caught in a rip current, the proper supervision of swim areas, safe behaviors in and around the water, the importance of pool barriers and fencing, the importance of formal swim lessons, the importance of avoiding alcohol and substance use with water recreation, the importance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation for drowning victims and the importance of the order of administering such aid.
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