SB 493 Requires public school students to pass a course in cardiopulmonary resuscitation to receive a certificate of graduation
Sponsor: Brown
LR Number: 2208S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Veterans' Affairs and Health
Last Action: 4/2/2015 - SCS Voted Do Pass S Veterans' Affairs and Health Committee (2208S.03C) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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Current Bill Summary

SCS/SB 493 - For school year 2016-2017 and each school year thereafter, upon graduation from high school, students in public school and charter schools must receive a thirty-minute instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation given at any time during a student's four years of high school.

Beginning in school year 2016-2017, public schools and charter schools must provide enrolled students instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Instruction must be included in the district's existing health or physical education curriculum.

This act is similar to HCS/HB 457 (2015).