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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: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Committee on Education (AED)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)

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  • 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
    3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 432, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/13/2023 at 10:59 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 441 (c1) Automated External Defibrillators on School Grounds Education Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/8/2024 H Died in PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee
    S 830 (c2) Student Cardiac and Medical Emergencies Collins Compare Last Action: 3/5/2024 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 865 -SJ 702

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    1003.457 Page 2 (pdf)

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