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2013 House Bill 4272: Authorize school “cardiac emergency response drills”
Introduced by Rep. Gail Haines (R) on February 19, 2013 To allow schools to substitute a “cardiac emergency response drill” for one of the eight fire drills schools are required to hold each year, and require this if the school has defibrillator devices. Also, schools would have to have a "cardiac emergency response plan" with specified components, one of which is "a plan for training all high school students" in defibrillator use and CPR.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Education Committee on February 19, 2013
Reported in the House on June 5, 2013 With the recommendation that the amendments be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the House on June 19, 2013 To require (not just allow) schools that have defibrillator devices to substitute a “cardiac emergency response drill” for one of the eight fire drills schools are required to hold each year.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on June 19, 2013
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on June 19, 2013 (same description)
To allow schools to substitute a “cardiac emergency response drill” for one of the eight fire drills schools are required to hold each year, and require this if the school has defibrillator devices. Also, schools would have to have a "cardiac emergency response plan" with specified components, one of which is "a plan for training all high school students" in defibrillator use and CPR.
Received in the Senate on June 20, 2013
Referred to the Senate Education Committee on June 20, 2013
Reported in the Senate on November 14, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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