Bill Number: S.B. 1373
Barto Floor Amendment
Reference to: printed bill
1. Grants health care institutions and associated staff who render CPR as prescribed immunity from civil liability, if the CPR was provided in good faith and consistent with related certification standards.
2. Specifies that the liability exclusion is not applicable to a person who acts with gross negligence.
3. Makes conforming changes.
First Regular Session S.B. 1373
BARTO FLOOR AMENDMENT
SENATE AMENDMENTS TO S.B. 1373
(Reference to printed bill)
Page 1, line 4, strike "basic life support" insert "cardiopulmonary resuscitation"
Line 5, after "aid" insert "; immunity"
Line 11, strike "shall provide both"
Line 12, strike "Basic life support, including initiating" insert "Shall initiate"
Line 15, strike "basic life support" insert "cardiopulmonary resuscitation"
Line 19, after "2." insert "shall provide"
Strike line 25
Line 26, strike "section" insert "3."
After line 28, insert:
"C. A health care institution prescribed in subsection A of this section and any staff member who renders cardiopulmonary resuscitation or first aid as described in subsection B of this section is not liable for any civil damages as the result of any act or omission by the person rendering such care. This liability exclusion applies only if the cardiopulmonary resuscitation or first aid is rendered in good faith and consistent with cardiopulmonary resuscitation or first aid certification standards, as applicable. This liability exclusion does not apply to a person who acts with gross negligence while rendering care."
Amend title to conform