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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;
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 ; and
22        6. cardio-pulmonary resuscitation for students
23    enrolled in grades 9 through 11.



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1    Such boards may make suitable provisions in the schools and
2institutions under their jurisdiction for instruction in
3safety education for not less than 16 hours during each school
5    All students enrolled in grades 6 through 8 in the public
6schools shall watch a training video on cardio-pulmonary
7resuscitation and how to use an automated external
8defibrillator. The training video would be provided to schools
9at no cost, and the requirement does not apply if the school
10district is charged a fee for the video.
11    The curriculum in all State universities shall contain
12instruction in safety education for teachers that is
13appropriate to the grade level of the teaching certificate.
14This instruction may be by specific courses in safety education
15or may be incorporated in existing subjects taught in the
17(Source: P.A. 95-168, eff. 8-14-07; 95-371, eff. 8-23-07;
1895-876, eff. 8-21-08; 96-734, eff. 8-25-09.)
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.