State: Mississippi

Subject: CPR

An Act to Amend Section 37-13-134, Mississippi Code Of 1972, to require that proper administration of CPR and use of an AED be included as an instructional component of the physical education curriculum for grades 9-12; to require that the curriculum incorporate instruction of psychomotor skills development; to require the Instruction to be based on an instructional program established by the AHA, American Red Cross, or another program which is nationally recognized and uses the most current national evidence-based Emergency Cardiovascular Care Guidelines; to exempt licensed teachers from requiring certification as a trainer of CPR or AED to facilitate the instruction; to require the State Department of Education to establish a procedure for monitoring adherence to the curriculum requirements; and for related purposes.

Status: Enacted

As of: 3/31/2014