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New AED laws passed in New York, Maine, Illinois, and Tennessee

New York state has enacted laws requiring automated external defibrillators(AEDs) in health clubs and dental offices. Assembly Bill 3798, sponsored by Assemblymember Mike Spano, amends the state’s general business law to require that AEDs be available at health clubs during business hours when the clubs are staffed. Senate Bill 2923, sponsored by Senator Martin J. Golden, requires AEDs in […]

New AED legislation: January 2011

In the first weeks of the new year, automated external defibrillator (AED) billswere introduced in seven state legislatures: Connecticut Rep. Jason Perillo introduced HB 5455, a bill to provide immunity for any public facility that maintains an automatic external defibrillator in accordance with specified standards. Rep. Kevin Ryan introduced HB 5483, which would require dialysis units, outpatient surgical facilities, assisted […]

An update on state AED legislation, Part 3

Editor’s Note: This is the third installment of our Fall 2010 roundup aboutlegislation concerning automated external defibrillators (AEDs) currently before state legislatures. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.   New York AED legislation: AB 4443, (introduced by Assemblywoman Margaret M. Markey) would require golf courses to have AEDs; it has been referred to the Economic Development Committee. AB 5611 (Assemblyman Steven […]

An update on state AED legislation, Part 1

Editor’s Note: More than 67 pieces of legislation concerning automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are currently before state legislatures. This is the first installment of our roundup of these bills and resolutions: Alabama AED legislation: HB 355, introduced by Representative Merika Coleman in January, is before the House Committee on Government Operations. Alabama AED Specialist Patrick Davis. California AED legislation: SB 127, […]