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Bookmark This: AED laws enacted in 2010

In 2010, state legislatures considered more than a hundred pieces of legislation pertaining to automated external defibrillators (AEDs). Many bills honored citizens who rescued victims of sudden cardiac arrest, while others recommended AED placements in communities. –> See AEDlegislation.com for full results <– Dozens of bills included mandates for AED placement and training, or extended Good Samaritan protection to […]

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 2

Editor’s Note: This is the second installment of our roundup about legislation concerning automated external defibrillators (AEDs) currently before state legislatures. You can read Part 1 here. Illinois AED legislation: HB 4661 (the Mass Transit Defibrillator bill), introduced by Representative Jack Franks in October, 2009, is before the House Committee on Government Operations. It would require that the Chicago Transportation Authority, the […]

Health sciences school in Hawaii gets AED

AEDs in schools: When the Greg Moyer Fund decided to donated an AED to a high school on Oahu, their choice was Kalani High. That’s because Kalani has the Kalani High School Health Academy, a preparatory program for students interested medical careers. Rachel Moyer of the Moyer Fund presented the Cardiac Science Powerheart G3 AED to the academy students […]

Bill of Health – Automatic External Defibrillators

View the video & Transcript: “Bill of Health – Automatic External Defibrillators” Transcript available on the Nightly Business Report website. This material is owned by Nightly Business Report and is protected by copyright. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, download, post, transmit or distribute in any way material from this site including code and software. You may […]