Sen. Pat McGuire

Filed: 5/15/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5114 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
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;



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1        2. safety in the home;
2        3. safety in connection with recreational activities;
3        4. safety in and around school buildings;
4        5. safety in connection with vocational work or
5    training ; and
6        6. cardio-pulmonary resuscitation for students
7    enrolled in grades 9 through 11; and .
8        7. for students enrolled in grades 6 through 8,
9    cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and how to use an automated
10    external defibrillator by watching a training video on
11    those subjects.
12    Such boards may make suitable provisions in the schools and
13institutions under their jurisdiction for instruction in
14safety education for not less than 16 hours during each school
16    The curriculum in all State universities shall contain
17instruction in safety education for teachers that is
18appropriate to the grade level of the teaching certificate.
19This instruction may be by specific courses in safety education
20or may be incorporated in existing subjects taught in the
22(Source: P.A. 95-168, eff. 8-14-07; 95-371, eff. 8-23-07;
2395-876, eff. 8-21-08; 96-734, eff. 8-25-09.)
24    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25becoming law.".