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New AED Legislation in California

California

Sudden cardiac arrest affects nearly 10,000 youth nationally per year according to the American Heart Association, while the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research reports that more student athletes die annually from sudden cardiac arrest than from sport-related trauma. As a result, more and more states are enacting AED legislation. California Assembly Bill 2009 […]

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, […]