MillBill named for Roane County football player in West Virginia Senate
Law would require AEDs at sporting events
by the Parkesburg News and Sentinel
March 7, 2020
CHARLESTON — As the 2020 session of the West Virginia Legislature winds down, a bill named for a Roane County football player who died after collapsing during a game last season awaits a vote in the Senate.
House Bill 4497, called the Alex Miller Law, would require automatic external defibrillators to be on school or event grounds for every high school or middle school athletic event or practice sanctioned by the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission. AEDs are portable devices that deliver an electrical charge to revive… [Read the full article]