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Lauren’s Law in the News

by Anne S. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

In December, we had some great media attention around Lauren’s Law, HB 3724, a bill that would require all Illinois high school students to be trained in CPR and AED use prior to high school graduation.  Please check out this great coverage and awareness below.  Then check our www.becprsmart.org to learn more about the American Heart Association’s initiative to train the next generation of life-savers.

From the Aurora Beacon News
12/16/2013
Lauren Laman Bill would require student training for CPR and defibrillator use - Aurora Beacon News.  Today (12/16) would have been Lauren Laman’s 24th birthday. Instead of celebrating what should be a happy occasion, her parents are urging legislators to require all Illinois high school students to learn how to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED), something that might have saved her life.

Kane County Chronicle
12/17/2013
Lauren Laman, a former St. Charles North High School student who died in 2008, has inspired a bill that would require Illinois high school students to learn how to use an automatic external defibrillator and administer CPR.

Fox News 32
Lauren’s Law – St. Charles family fights for first aid graduation requirement.

NBC News 5
12/13/2013
A St. Charles couple lost their daughter because nobody knew how to use the Automated Electronic Defibrillator that was nearby. Now they’re trying to turn their grief into something that could save lives. Nesita Kwan reports.

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