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1    AN ACT concerning education.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The School Code is amended by changing Section
527-17 as follows:
6    (105 ILCS 5/27-17)  (from Ch. 122, par. 27-17)
7    Sec. 27-17. Safety education. School boards of public
8schools and all boards in charge of educational institutions
9supported wholly or partially by the State may provide
10instruction in safety education in all grades and include such
11instruction in the courses of study regularly taught therein.
12    In this section "safety education" means and includes
13instruction in the following:
14        1. automobile safety, including traffic regulations,
15    highway safety, and the consequences of alcohol
16    consumption and the operation of a motor vehicle;
17        2. safety in the home, including safe gun storage;
18        3. safety in connection with recreational activities;
19        4. safety in and around school buildings;
20        5. safety in connection with vocational work or
21    training;
22        6. cardio-pulmonary resuscitation for students
23    enrolled in grades 9 through 11; and



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1        7. for students enrolled in grades 6 through 8,
2    cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and how to use an automated
3    external defibrillator by watching a training video on
4    those subjects.
5    Such boards may make suitable provisions in the schools
6and institutions under their jurisdiction for instruction in
7safety education for not less than 16 hours during each school
9    The curriculum in all educator preparation programs
10approved by the State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board
11shall contain instruction in safety education for teachers
12that is appropriate to the grade level of the educator
13license. This instruction may be by specific courses in safety
14education or may be incorporated in existing subjects taught
15in the educator preparation program.
16(Source: P.A. 99-58, eff. 7-16-15.)