2017 Senate Bill 140 -

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That ยง 13-3-91 be amended to read:
    13-3-91. The secretary of education shall identify cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills that all schools shall include within required school curriculum and shall inform school districts of resources and training available to assist schools to provide instruction in CPR and the use of automated external defibrillators.
    Section 2. That chapter 13-33 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    To provide the instruction required in section 1 of this Act, the school board or governing body shall use either of the following:
            (1)    An instructional program developed by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross; or
            (2)    An instructional program that is nationally recognized and based on the most current American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care.
    The psychomotor skills necessary to perform hands-only CPR and awareness in the use of an AED shall be incorporated into the instruction.
    For the purposes of this section, the term, psychomotor skills, means the use of hands-on practicing to support cognitive learning.
    Section 3. That chapter 13-33 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    A certified teacher is not required to be an authorized CPR or AED instructor to facilitate, provide, or oversee the instruction required in section 2 of this Act. However, any CPR course that results in the students earning a CPR course completion card shall be taught by an authorized CPR

or AED instructor.
    Section 4. That chapter 13-33 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    The Department of Education shall annually conduct a survey of each applicable school to determine compliance with the requirements of this Act.
An Act to require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 140

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 140
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State
 


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