The measure would require that the CPR training be included in health education curriculum.
The bill cleared the House on a 94-1 vote Thursday and now goes to the Senate.
Democratic Rep. Jeff Greer of
training more people in CPR will save lives. Brandenburg
Greer, the bill's sponsor, says CPR training is crucial in rural areas where no hospital is nearby and it can take paramedics some time to reach a person stricken with a heart attack.
The legislation is House Bill 249.