Emergency care; school board employees that render certain care shall not be liable for negligence. (SB624)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency care; school board employees. Provides that school board employees that render certain acts of emergency care, including emergency first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), or use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), shall not be liable for ordinary negligence that results from the certain acts of emergency care. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2014Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 14103162D
01/16/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/29/2014Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
01/31/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB624)
02/03/2014Read second time
02/03/2014Reading of amendments waived
02/03/2014Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2014Emergency clause deleted
02/03/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended SB624E
02/03/2014Printed as engrossed 14103162D-E
02/04/2014Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 3-N)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/14/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
02/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB624E)
02/24/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014Read second time
03/03/2014Read third time
03/03/2014Passed House (91-Y 1-N)
03/03/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB624ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
03/31/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 468 (effective 7/1/14)
03/31/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0468)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 7 minutes.