Published in Law and Health Weekly, March 12th, 2005
The bill, which is supported by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, passed 47-0 on February 16, 2005.
City Councilman James Oddo, who introduced the bill last year, said he had worked on the issue for 7 years and had "poured a great deal of blood, sweat and tears into insuring that this day comes."
"I have heard the tragic stories of people dying across the country where their lives could have been saved if there had been a defibrillator present," said Oddo, a...
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