2.The Legislature finds and declares that:
a.A great deal of information is needed by schools and communities throughout New Jersey in order to improve the survival of children who experience sudden cardiac events;
b.The collection of relevant data and the documentation of sudden cardiac event outcomes are essential for policymakers and health care professionals to determine the most effective allocation of personnel, training, equipment, and resources to save the greatest number of lives; and
c.It is in the public interest to implement such measures as are necessary to provide for the collection of children's sudden cardiac event data and to establish a Statewide database that will inform the efforts of schools, families, policymakers, and health care professionals to improve children's sudden cardiac event prevention and survival.
L.2013, c.143, s.2.