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