large Here are states where it is currently mandatory:

Alabama (Acts 1983, No. 83-510, p. 719, §§1-4.)

Arkansas  (Act 1016 – Approved April 8, 2013)

Connecticut (Bill No. 962 – Signed June 23, 2015)

Delaware (Title 14 Education 1.1.3.4 – Effective no later than 2015-2016 school year – also HB 249 – Class of 2017)

Georgia (SB 212, HB 217)

Idaho (State DOE 08-0203-1306)

Illinois (HB3724 – Approved May 21, 2014) *

Indiana (HEA 1290 – Signed March 31, 2014) **

Iowa (SF 2425 “Healthy Kids Act”)

Kentucky (SB33 – Signed April 9, 2016)

Louisiana (HB 542 – Signed June 6, 2014)

Maine (HP0380 – Approved June 4, 2015)

Maryland (SB 503 “Breanna’s Law” – Signed April 14, 2014) ***

Minnesota (HF 2506 – Signed April 23, 2012)

Mississippi (HB 432 – Signed March 31, 2014)

Missouri (SB 711 – Effective 2017-2018)

Nevada (AB 414 – Signed June 5, 2013) ****

New Jersey (A 2072 – Approved August 20, 2014)

New Mexico (SB 1 and HB 104 – Signed March 2, 2016, effective 2017-2018)

New York (Effective October 7, 2015)

North Carolina (HB 837 – Signed July 26, 2012)

Ohio (GA 131 – HB113, effective 2017-2018)

Oklahoma (HB 1378 “Dustin Rhodes and Lindsay Steed CPR Training Act”- Signed May 16, 2014)

Oregon (SB 79 – Effective 2015-2016)

Rhode Island (SB 318, HB 5376 – Approved June 24, 2013)

South Carolina (H 3265 – Signed on April 21, 2016, effective 2017-2018)

Tennessee (HB 2086 – Enacted in 2002; HB 1519, SB 1680 “Carmen Burnette Act of 2012” – Signed March 13, 2012)

Texas (HB 897 – Signed June 14, 2013)

Utah (State DOE – Effective 2014-2015 school year)

Vermont (S 245 – Approved May 16, 2012)

Virginia (HB 2028, SB 986 – Approved March 18, 2013)

Washington (HB 1556 – Approved May 8, 2013; Effective date July 28, 2013)

West Virginia (Approved Feb. 24, 2015)

Wisconsin (AB 725, more – Signed May 10, 2010; Effective beginning with 2011-2012 school year)

* In Illinois, schools are required to offer training, students are not required to take it.

** In Indiana, students are required to take the training, but schools can get waivers to opt out.

**** In Nevada, students must take the training, as long as funds are available.

Other recent CPR related laws.

Arizona (SB 1337,  SB1162) *

Colorado (HB 14-1276 – Signed May 16, 2014) **

North Dakota (SB 2238 – Approved April 18, 2013) ***

South Dakota (SB 145 P – SB 145 ENR – Signed March 14, 2014, SCR 7 **** – Hands-Only CPR)

District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) – If the U.S. Senate passes, it will go into effect.

* Senate Bill 1337 outlines regulations schools must follow if they provide CPR training, but it does not require schools to provide that training. It merely allows for it to occur.

** Colorado passed with a recommendation for CPR training, but training is not yet mandatory.

*** In North Dakota, state funding for CPR training is available, but training is not yet mandatory.

**** Although it may already mandatory in South Dakota, another bill would also allow for Hands-Only.

Known states where bills have been introduced (as of January 6, 2016):

Hawaii (2013 Bill introduced. SCR 174, HCR 108 – Hands-Only CPR)

Michigan (HB 4272, SB 647)

Pennsylvania (SB 1074)

States were bills were not passed and no new bills have yet been proposed.

Alaska

California

Florida (Attempt in 2013 failed. SB 302)

Kansas

Massachusetts (Bills, oddly, replaced by legislation for coaches only: S 1918. H 416, S 266)

Montana

Nebraska (LB 365, LR 512 indefinitely postponed)

New Hampshire (HB 501 (2011 session) “Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV; HJ 26, PG.707”)

Wyoming

CPR is not just becoming mandatory for students, but for teachers as well.  Most states where it is required, they are doing it as part of teacher certification or re-certification.

There are bills in many states that are in various stages of implementation.

Known states where it is currently mandatory:

Indiana (HB 1019.2 – DOE lists ProTrainings)

Virginia  (HB 2028, SB 986 – Approved March 18, 2013)

Known states where bills have been introduced (as of September 18, 2013):

Hawaii (HB 76, SB 643 – Introduced in 2013 session, carried over to 2014 session)

Massachusetts (H 484)

New York (A 5510)

Oregon (HB3135, SB852, HB2809)