SB-0647, As Passed House, December 14, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE SUBSTITUTE FOR

 

SENATE BILL NO. 647

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled

 

"The revised school code,"

 

(MCL 380.1 to 380.1852) by adding section 1170a.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 1170a. (1) By not later than the 2017-2018 school year,

 

the department shall ensure that the model core academic curriculum

 

content standards for health education and the subject area content

 

expectations and guidelines for health education under section

 

1278a provide for all of the following:

 

     (a) Instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for pupils

 

enrolled in grades 7 to 12. Subject to subsection (5), the content

 

standards and subject area content expectations shall ensure that

 

the psychomotor skills necessary to perform cardiopulmonary

 


resuscitation are incorporated into the instruction and that the

 

instruction is based on either of the following:

 

     (i) An instructional program developed by the American Red

 

Cross or the American Heart Association.

 

     (ii) Nationally recognized, evidence-based guidelines for

 

cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

 

     (b) Instruction about automated external defibrillators for

 

pupils enrolled in grades 7 to 12.

 

     (2) The content standards or subject area content expectations

 

and guidelines under subsection (1) shall not require a

 

certificated teacher to be an authorized CPR/AED instructor to

 

facilitate, provide, or oversee instruction described in subsection

 

(1)(a) if that instruction does not result in a pupil earning a CPR

 

certification card or status.

 

     (3) If instruction described in subsection (1)(a) will result

 

in a pupil earning a CPR certification card or status, that

 

instruction must be taught by an authorized CPR/AED instructor, as

 

applicable.

 

     (4) School districts, public school academies, and nonpublic

 

schools are encouraged to use locally available resources to

 

provide the instruction required to meet the content standards or

 

subject area content expectations and guidelines under subsection

 

(1), including, but not limited to, emergency medical technicians,

 

paramedics, police officers, firefighters, representatives of the

 

American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or properly

 

trained teachers or other school employees.

 

     (5) The content standards and subject area content


expectations and guidelines required under subsection (1) shall

 

provide that a school or program that provides 100% online

 

instruction is exempt from having to incorporate psychomotor skills

 

into the instruction under this section.

 

     (6) As used in this section:

 

     (a) "Authorized CPR/AED instructor" means an instructor who is

 

authorized by the American Heart Association, American Red Cross,

 

or a similar nationally recognized association to provide

 

instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation that results in the

 

issuance of a CPR certification card or status.

 

     (b) "CPR certification card or status" means a card or other

 

credential evidencing successful completion of instruction in

 

cardiopulmonary resuscitation that is issued by the American Heart

 

Association, American Red Cross, or a similar nationally recognized

 

organization using evidence-based guidelines for the teaching of

 

cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days

 

after the date it is enacted into law.