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									                                                               AED Legislation Update1
                                                                 (Good Samaritan)
                                          AED GOOD                         IMMUNITY FOR             IMMUNITY FOR             IMMUNITY FOR            IMMUNITY FOR
                                          SAMARITAN                          RESCUERS              ACQUIRERS AND               MEDICAL               AED TRAINERS
         STATE                     LAW FOR LAYPERSONS                                                 ENABLERS                 DIRECTOR
Alabama                                     X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Alaska                                      X                                    Yes                     No                       No                        No
Arizona                                     X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Arkansas                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
California                                  X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Colorado                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       No
Connecticut                                 X                                   Yes1                     No                       No                        No
Delaware                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Florida                                     X                                   Yes1 2                  Yes                       No                        No
Georgia                                     X                                   Yes1                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Hawaii                                      X                                   Yes1                     No                       No                        No
Idaho                                       X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       No
Illinois                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Indiana                                     X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Iowa                                        X                                    Yes                     No                       No                        No
Kansas                                      X                                   Yes1                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Kentucky                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Louisiana                                   X                                   Yes1                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Maine                                       X                                    Yes                     No                       No                        No
Maryland                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       No
Massachusetts                               X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       No
Michigan                                    X                                    Yes                    Yes                       Yes                       Yes
Minnesota                                   X                                    Yes                     No                       No                        No
Mississippi                                 X                                   Yes1                     No                       Yes                       No
Missouri                                    X                                   Yes1                     No                       No                        No


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                                            AED GOOD                            IMMUNITY FOR              IMMUNITY FOR              IMMUNITY FOR              IMMUNITY FOR
                                            SAMARITAN                             RESCUERS               ACQUIRERS AND                MEDICAL                 AED TRAINERS
          STATE                      LAW FOR LAYPERSONS                                                     ENABLERS                  DIRECTOR
Montana                                       X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Nebraska                                      X                                       Yes                      No                        No                          No
Nevada                                        X                                      Yes1 2                   Yes                        No                          No
New Hampshire                                 X                                       Yes                     Yes                        No                          No
New Jersey                                    X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
New Mexico                                    X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
New York                                      X                                      Yes1                     Yes                        No                          No
North Carolina                                X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
North Dakota                                  X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Ohio                                          X                                       Yes                      No                        Yes                         Yes
Oklahoma                                      X                                       Yes                     Yes                        No                          No
Oregon                                        X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Pennsylvania                                  X                                      Yes3                     Yes                        No                          No
Rhode Island                                  X                                      Yes2 3                   Yes                        Yes                         Yes
South Carolina                                X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         No
South Dakota                                  X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Tennessee                                     X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Texas                                         X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Utah                                          X                                      Yes1                      No                        No                          No
Vermont                                       X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         No
Virginia                                      X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         No
Washington                                    X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         No
West Virginia                                 X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
Wisconsin                                     X                                       Yes                     Yes                        No                          Yes
Wyoming                                       X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes
District of Columbia                          X                                       Yes                     Yes                        Yes                         Yes

1 “Immunity for Rescuers” includes people licensed to practice medicine, surgery, or dentistry, or who are licensed as Registered or practical nurses, or people who are medical
technicians.
2 “Immunity for Rescuers” includes any hospital for which the patient enters for medical care or hospital employees who provides medical care.
3.”Immunity for Rescuers” includes any person who lacks AED training, but who has access to an AED and uses it in good faith in an emergency as an ordinary prudent person would
have done in the same or similar circumstances.

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