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Senate Passes Bill Requiring CPR Training for High School Students

Ashton Marra

The upper chamber passed four bills Monday. They include:

Senate Bill 267

The bill ensure that state courts have jurisdiction over prosecuting unauthorized or fraudulent uses of state purchasing cards when used out of state. Penalties include 1-5 years of imprisonment and/or a fine of up to $5,000.

Senate Bill 381

The bill requires all 9-12 graders receive a half an hour of CPR training as a requirement for graduation. High school students are not required to become CPR certified, but the full two hour course is recommended.

Senate Bill 405

The bill requires a presiding judge’s written permission for the release of juror qualification forms after the trial’s completion.

Senate Bill 435

The bill corrects an internal code reference relating to handgun safety training for some court personnel.

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