2015 House Bill 5160

Mandate high school CPR and defibrillation classes

Introduced in the House

Dec. 15, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Thomas Hooker (R-77)

To mandate that public and private middle and high schools provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and awareness of automated external defibrillation, and prohibit a student from graduating unless he or she has successfully completed this instruction.

Referred to the Committee on Education

May 12, 2016

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.