HOUSE BILL NO. 4334

March 12, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Yaroch, Vaupel, Hertel, Elder, Kennedy and Witwer and referred to the Committee on Education.

A bill to amend 1976 PA 451, entitled

"The revised school code,"

(MCL 380.1 to 380.1852) by adding section 1178b; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1178b. (1) The board of a school district or intermediate school district or board of directors of a public school academy shall ensure that a first aid response kit is installed and maintained in each school building operated by the school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy. The first aid response kit must include at least all of the following:

(a) A tourniquet.

(b) Bleeding control dressings.

(c) Compression bandages.

(d) Instructions on the use of the first aid response kit developed by the Stop the Bleed program or the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma or other instructions determined appropriate by the department.

(e) Protective gloves.

(f) A marker.

(2) The board of a school district or intermediate school district or board of directors of a public school academy shall ensure that all staff members of the school district, intermediate school district, or public school academy are trained on the use and maintenance of the first aid response kit installed under subsection (1).

(3) A school administrator, teacher, or other school employee designated by the school administrator, who in good faith uses a first aid response kit in an emergency that threatens the life or health of a pupil is not liable in a criminal action or for civil damages as a result of an act or omission in the use of the first aid response kit, except for an act or omission amounting to gross negligence or willful and wanton misconduct.

(4) As used in this section, "school building" means any of the following:

(a) A building intended to be used to provide instruction for pupils, including an addition to an existing building.

(b) A recreational or athletic structure or field intended to be used by pupils.

Enacting section 1. Section 1178b of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, as added by this amendatory act, is repealed effective January 1, 2023.

Enacting section 2. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days after the date it is enacted into law.