Tag Archives: Maine AED law

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 […]

Maine: Make high school AED training mandatory [VIDEO]

Two lives saved with automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in Maine have led the state legislature to consider a bill that would add CPR and AED training to the state’s high school graduation requirements. State Representative Anne Graham introduced the bill in the current legislative session. MWTW.com reports that Graham was inspired to introduce the AED bill after an AED rescue in […]