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SB 432: Cardiac and Medical Emergencies on School Grounds


Cardiac and Medical Emergencies on School Grounds; Citing this act as the “HeartCharged Act”; requiring each public school to have at least one automated external defibrillator on school grounds; encouraging each charter school and private school to have at least one defibrillator on school grounds and to comply with specified requirements; providing immunity from liability for school employees and students under the Good Samaritan Act and the Cardiac Arrest Survival Act; requiring the Commissioner of Education, at his or her sole discretion, to create and disseminate specified protocols and plans relating to the use of defibrillators in schools, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 1/9/2024 Senate - Introduced
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Committee on Education (AED)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/13/2023 Senate • Filed
11/28/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Committee on Education; Fiscal Policy
1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced