SECTION 1. Section 47A of Chapter 71 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition is hereby amended by adding the following sentences:- All coaches shall be required to have a current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of automatic external defibrillators from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association or other agency approved by the department of public health. Such requirement shall not apply to coaches who have a physical disability.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect on May 1, 2013.
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