Washington AED Laws and Legislation
Find out more about Washington AED laws and pending Washington AED legislation. Learn what legislators in Washington are doing to mandate state requirements for the placement of AEDs, including laws to protect organizations that purchase an AED.
An AED Law can empower individuals to train and be prepared to use an automated external defibrillator to save lives. Good Samaritan laws can protect those who use an AED to help a victim. State AED laws that mandate AED installation in proportion to the population of a public facility could increase survival rates.
Research shows that the availability of an automated external defibrillator (AED) in schools, hotels, recreation and sports facilities, assisted living communities, public buildings, high rises, businesses, and communities, dramatically increases the survival rate for a victim of sudden cardiac arrest.
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AED laws in this state. This information is updated continuously.
|Bill No.||Effective Date||Sponsor||Summary||Public Law Number|
|HB 1756||07/24/2005||P. Sullivan||HB 1756-S - (AS ENACTED) Declares an intent to set standards for addressing the reporting and accountability of substantially career fire departments, and to specify performance measures applicable to response time objectives for certain major services. Acknowledges the efforts of the international city/county management association, the international association of fire chiefs, and the national fire protection association for the organization and deployment of resources for fire departments. The arrival of first responders with automatic external defibrillator capability before the onset of brain death, and the arrival of adequate fire suppression resources before flash-over is a...||376|
AED bills in this state. This information is updated continuously.
|Bill No.||Date Introduced||Sponsor||Summary||Legislative Progress|
|HB 1556||01/30/13||Representative Kevin Van De Wege||HB 1556 - Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to: (1) In...|
|SB 5428||01/30/13||Senator Nathan Schlicher||SB 5428 - Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to: (1) In...|
|SB 6631||03/21/12||Senator Rosemary McAuliffe||SB 6631 - Requires the superintendent of public instruction, in consultation with school...|
|SB 5232||01/24/13||Senator Rosemary McAuliffe||SB 5232 - Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to develop guidance...|
|SB 6562||01/31/12||Senator Rosemary McAuliffe||SB 6562 - Requires the superintendent of public instruction, in consultation with school...|
|HB 2767||02/3/12||Representative Kevin Van De Wege||HB 2767 - Authorizes the creation of municipal fire districts.|