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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6054

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 2401

   

Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. URBAN, 43rd Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT REQUIRING CERTIFICATION IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PRIOR TO THE ISSUANCE OR RENEWAL OF A MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to prohibit the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles from issuing or renewing a motor vehicle operator's license if an applicant has not received a civilian certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase cardiac arrest save rates by requiring cardiopulmonary resuscitation training prior to the issuance of a motor vehicle operator's license.