CRITICAL HEALTH ED-COACHES
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health
Education Act. Urges school boards to encourage their teachers and
other school personnel who coach school athletic programs and other
extracurricular school activities to acquire, develop, and maintain
the knowledge and skills necessary to administer first aid and
cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with standards and
requirements established by the American Red Cross or other qualified
certifying agencies approved by the State Board of Education.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes provisions requiring a qualified certifying agency to be
approved by the State Board of Education. Adds provisions encouraging
each school board to employ or have on its volunteer staff at least
one person who is certified, by the American Red Cross or another
qualified certifying agency, as qualified to administer first aid and
cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Authorizes school districts to use
institute or inservice days to conduct training programs for teachers
and other school personnel who are interested in becoming qualified to
administer emergency first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1 (State Bd. of Ed.)
HB 1272, as amended, is permissive in nature and will impost no
new costs upon local school districts.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-am 1
No change from previous note.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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