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A00728 Summary:

SPONSORPheffer Amato
COSPNSRCruz, Barnwell, Simon, Morinello, Norris, Epstein, Anderson, Griffin, Gonzalez-Rojas, Mamdani, Hevesi, Cook, McDonough, Seawright
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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