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Mandate 534

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
CPR Training for teacher licensure and graduation requirement
Purpose of legislation
Allows school boards to require current certification or training in emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) for bus drivers; increases the number of staff required to have such training; and requires such training for those seeking initial teacher licensure, renewal of a license to teach, or a provisional teaching license, with a waiver for teachers with disabilities. For students, beginning with first-time ninth grade students in the 2016-2017 school year, the bill adds a requirement that recipients of the standard and advanced diplomas must receive training in emergency first aid, CPR, and the use of AEDs. The bill allows each local school board to develop a plan for the placement, care, use, and funding of an automated external defibrillator in each school.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 498 (2013)
Chap 530 (2013)
VAC chapters to be amended
8 vac 20 - 22 : Licensure Regulations for School Personnel [Repealed]
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 3831: Comprehensive Revision of the Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
Latest Stage: Final
Action 4024: Amend to Conform to Senate Bill 1345, Senate Bill SB 986, and House Bill HB 2028 (2013)
Latest Stage: no stages yet
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