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HF 2329

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 02/16/2012 01:13pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Introduction Posted on 02/16/2012

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to education; clarifying CPR training and instruction requirements;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120B.236.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 120B.236, is amended to read:


120B.236 CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION AND AUTOMATIC
EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR INSTRUCTION.

new text begin (a) new text endSchool districts deleted text beginare encouraged to includedeleted text end new text beginmust provide onetime new text endcardiopulmonary
resuscitation and automatic external defibrillator instruction as part of their new text begingrade 7 to 12
new text endcurriculumnew text begin for all students beginning in the 2014-2015 school year and laternew text end. deleted text beginSchools
offering
deleted text end Cardiopulmonary resuscitation deleted text beginordeleted text endnew text begin andnew text end automatic external defibrillator instruction
must deleted text beginusedeleted text endnew text begin includenew text end cardiopulmonary resuscitation or automatic external defibrillator training
that has been developed:

(1) by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross and incorporate
psychomotor skills to support the instruction; or

(2) using nationally recognized, evidence-based guidelines for cardiopulmonary
resuscitation and incorporates psychomotor skills to support the instruction.

new text begin "Psychomotor skills" under this paragraph means hands-on practice and skills testing
to support cognitive learning; it does not mean cognitive-only instruction and training.
new text end

new text begin (b) School districts may use community members such as emergency medical
technicians, paramedics, police officers, firefighters, and representatives of the Minnesota
Resuscitation Consortium, the American Heart Association, or the American Red
Cross, among others, to provide instruction and training under this section. Community
members are encouraged to provide needed training and instructional resources such as
cardiopulmonary resuscitation kits and other materials at no cost to the school districts.
A school administrator may waive this curriculum requirement for a student who has a
disability or who holds a cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end