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HB383

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HB 383/FN (BR 1636) - J. Jenkins, C. Embry Jr., D. Graham, D. Horlander, M. Marzian, C. Miller, J. Richards, W. Stone, J. Wayne

     AN ACT relating to interscholastic athletics.
     Amend KRS 156.070 to require high school coaches to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the use of automated external defibrillators; require automated external defibrillators be on-site for every high school practice, athletic activity or sporting event; require an ice pool to be readily available if the temperature is ninety-four degrees or higher; prohibit the Kentucky Board of Education from adopting policies that are contrary to these provisions.

HB 383 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions, except create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to allow a local board to specify school personnel to receive training in the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) if the device is provided in the school; require the Kentucky Department of Education to provide districts a list of possible funding sources for the purchase of AEDs; encourage local boards to make an AED available at each high school athletic activity; require a local board to request local emergency medical services personnel be on-site for a high school athletic activity if no AED is available on-site; provide immunity from civil liability for personal injury that results from the use of an AED; require the Kentucky Board of Education or agency designated to manage interscholastic athletics to revise its procedures and criteria for avoiding heat injury.

     HFA (1, J. Jenkins) - Retain original provisions except delete the requirement that an ice pool be available at outdoor high school sports activities or practices; require the Kentucky Board of Education to review, and revise if appropriate, procedures and criteria for avoiding heat injury; require the board to determine if regulations or policies should be adopted to provide guidance as to how to deal with athletes who experience heat-related injury or illness.

     HFA (2, D. Graham) - Prohibit emergency medical services personnel or the employer or provider from being held liable if they are requested to attend a high school athletic event and are unable to attend.

     SCS/FN - Delete provisions; direct the Kentucky High School Athletics Association, with assistance from the Kentucky Department of Education, to staff and coordinate a study of sports safety; establish issues to be studied including the requirements and adequacy of sports safety education in public middle and secondary schools; establish the membership of the formal work group; require a report to the Interim Joint Committee on Education by October 30, 2009.

     SFA (1, A. Kerr) - Create a new section of KRS Chapter 160 to require high school coaches to complete a sports safety course; identify the components to be included in the course; require coaches to pass an online test prior to receiving credit for course completion.

     SFA (2, A. Kerr) - Direct the Kentucky Board of Education to require high school coaches to complete a sports safety course; identify the components to be included in the course; require coaches to pass an online test prior to receiving credit for course completion.

     SFA (3/Title, A. Kerr) - Make title amendment.

     SFA (4, A. Kerr) - Direct the Kentucky Board of Education to require high school coaches to complete a sports safety course; identify content to be included in the course; require high school coaches to complete the course and pass an end-of-course examination; beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, require at least one person who has completed a sports safety course to be on-site at every high school athletic practice and competition; EMERGENCY.

     Feb 10-introduced in House
     Feb 11-to Education (H)
     Feb 13-posted in committee
     Feb 24-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 27, 2009; taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
     Feb 27-floor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
     Mar 2-3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (1) and (2)
     Mar 3-received in Senate
     Mar 5-to Education (S)
     Mar 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute ; floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 11-floor amendments (3-title) and (4) filed
     Mar 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 12, 2009; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3-title) and (4) ; received in House
     Mar 13-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3-title) and (4); House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3-title) and (4) ; passed 93-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 90)

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