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Dayton Signs Law Expanding Day Care CPR Training

Mark DaytonST. PAUL  (AP) – A new Minnesota law requires more CPR training for teachers and staff in child care centers.

The law is named after a 4-year-old named Hannah Kozitza, who died last year after choking on a grape at a North Mankato day care.

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill Thursday at a ceremony attended by Hannah’s family and the bill’s Republican sponsors, Rep. Mary Liz Holberg and Sen. Dan Hall. He says the law will spare other children’s lives.

The bill passed both legislative chambers unanimously.

The new law requires CPR training for child care teachers, assistant teachers and staff who transport children or take them on field trips.

The old law required at least one employee with such training to be present in a child care center.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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