Gov. Nathan Deal signs bill requiring CPR instruction in Georgia high school

From: The Times Free Press

In the Dade County High School gym filled with student chatter and buzzing fluorescent lights, Georgia state Sen. Jeff Mullis, R-Chickamauga, spoke Thursday just before Gov. Nathan Deal signed Senate Bill 212 into law.

The bill requires all Georgia high schools to show a 30-minute instructional video on how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and use an automatic defibrillator in health and physical education classes.

"If we can teach it to our young people, if we can save just one life, what a great thing we can accomplish," Mullis said.

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