SB602 HFAT Ellington 2-21

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Delegate Ellington moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

" A BILL to repeal §16-57-1, §16-57-2, §16-57-3, and §16-57-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §18-5-22e; all relating to cardiac response plans; repealing sudden cardiac arrest prevention act; creating cardiac response plans section for county boards of education; providing definitions; requiring schools to develop an emergency response plan and parameters therefore; requiring informational meetings regarding cardiac arrest; requiring a form be completed by students prior to participation in an athletic activity; requiring annual sudden cardiac arrest training for coaches; setting forth circumstances in which students are not allowed to participate in athletic activities; requiring evaluation by authorized physician, certified nurse practitioner or certified nurse specialist, or a physician assistant before returning to athletic activity; requiring school officials to work directly with local emergency service providers to integrate the plan into the community’s EMS responder protocols and setting forth parameters therefore; allowing state board rulemaking; and allowing county boards to accept gifts, grants and donations."