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 Bill Status of SB1711  9th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Ira I. Silverstein and Napoleon Harris, III

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act. Provides that the Act applies to public schools, school districts, and recognized nonpublic schools. Requires the Department of Public Health and the State Board of Education to develop and post on their publicly accessible Internet websites guidelines and other relevant materials to inform and educate students participating in or desiring to participate in an athletic activity, their parents, and their coaches about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest. Sets forth provisions concerning a sudden cardiac arrest symptoms and warning signs information sheet, informational meetings regarding the symptoms and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest, and a sudden cardiac arrest training course. Provides that (i) a student who exhibits signs or symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest while participating in an athletic activity must be removed by the team's head coach from participation at that time, (ii) if a student is known to have exhibited signs or symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest at any time prior to or following an athletic activity, the team's head coach shall prevent the student from participating in an athletic activity, and (iii) a student removed or prevented from participating in an athletic activity shall not return to participation until the student is evaluated and cleared for return to participation in writing by a physician licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches, certified nurse practitioner, or cardiologist; sets forth penalties. Contains provisions concerning other youth athletic activities, construction of the Act, and agency rules. Effective 60 days after becoming law.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-80 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that a school entity (defined as a public school, school district, or nonpublic school recognized by the State Board of Education) shall require all physical education teachers and all coaches and referees of interscholastic athletics, student athletes, and athletic trainers to annually watch a training video, provided free of charge to the entity and of no more than 15 minutes in length, on hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Education
  3/5/2013SenatePostponed - Education
  3/7/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/7/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Education
  3/12/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/12/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/12/2013SenatePostponed - Education
  3/19/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/19/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Education; 009-000-001
  3/19/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 20, 2013
  4/30/2013SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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