Florida Senate - 2018                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for HB 7055
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Education (Mayfield) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment to Amendment (826696) (with title
    2  amendment)
    4         Between lines 1972 and 1973
    5  insert:
    6         Section 22. Section 1003.457, Florida Statutes, is created
    7  to read:
    8         1003.457Instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.—
    9         (1)Each school district shall provide instruction in
   10  cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated
   11  external defibrillator. Students shall study and practice the
   12  psychomotor skills associated with performing CPR at least once
   13  before graduating from high school. The instruction shall be a
   14  part of the physical education curriculum or another required
   15  curriculum selected by the school district.
   16         (2)The instruction shall be based on an instructional
   17  program established by:
   18         (a)The American Heart Association;
   19         (b)The American Red Cross; or
   20         (c)Another nationally recognized program that uses the
   21  most current evidence-based emergency cardiovascular care
   22  guidelines.
   23         (3)A student with a disability, as defined in s. 1007.02,
   24  is exempt from the requirements of this section.
   25         Section 23. Subsection (3) of section 1003.453, Florida
   26  Statutes, is amended to read:
   27         1003.453 School wellness and physical education policies;
   28  nutrition guidelines.—
   29         (3) School districts are encouraged to provide basic
   30  training in first aid, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation,
   31  for all students, beginning in grade 6 and every 2 years
   32  thereafter. Private and public partnerships for providing
   33  training or necessary funding are encouraged.
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   36  And the title is amended as follows:
   37         Delete line 3210
   38  and insert:
   39         than eight, credits in electives; creating s.
   40         1003.457, F.S.; requiring school districts to provide
   41         instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and
   42         the use of an automated external defibrillator;
   43         requiring students to study and practice psychomotor
   44         skills associated with CPR at least once before
   45         graduating from high school; requiring the instruction
   46         to be a part of a required curriculum; providing
   47         instruction to be based on certain programs; providing
   48         an exemption; amending s. 1003.453, F.S.; conforming
   49         provisions to changes made by the act; amending s.