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Illinois State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
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Physician
Must have involvement of an Illinois licensed physician to ensure AED compliance.
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CPR/AED Training
An automated external defibrillator should be used only by trained AED users.
AED-Check.jpg  EMS Notification The automated external defibrillator must be registered with the EMS system hospital in the vicinity of where the AED will primarily be located which shall oversee utilization of the AED and ensure that training and maintenance requirements are met.

A person in possession of an automated external defibrillator shall notify an agent of the local emergency communications or vehicle dispatch center of the existence, location, and type of the AED.

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The automated external defibrillator must be maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's guidelines.
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Any person who renders out-of-hospital emergency care or treatment to a person in sudden cardiac arrest by using an automated external defibrillator must activate the EMS system as soon as possible and report any clinical use of the AED.

 

 Good Samaritan Protection
   
Rescuer
Purchaser
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
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No Current Legislation
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IL Comp Stat § 410 ILCS 4/30 - 2015

Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.

 

 Laws / Legislation
 Reference
Date Summary
 77 Ill. Adm. Code 525.300 2016  Outlines a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.
IL Comp Stat § 65 ILCS 5/11-1-13   2016  Outlines AED requirements for police departments.
IL Comp Stat § 55 ILCS 5/3-6040  2016  Outlines AED requirements for sheriff ​offices.
IL Comp Stat § 410 ILCS 4/25  2015  The Illinois Department of Public Health shall maintain incident reports on automated external defibrillator use and conduct annual analyses of all related data. The Department shall adopt rules to carry out its responsibilities under this Act.
IL Comp Stat § 410 ILCS 4/20 2015 Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
IL Comp Stat § 410 ILCS 4/15   2015  Outlines a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.
IL Comp Stat § 410 ILCS 4/10 2015  Defines: Automated External Defibrillator, Defibrillation, Person, Trained AED user, and Department.
IL Comp Stat § 410 ILCS 4/5   2015  The General Assembly finds that timely attention in medical emergencies saves lives, and that trained use of automated external defibrillators in medical emergency response can increase the number of lives saved. It is the intent of the General Assembly to encourage training in lifesaving first aid, to set standards for the use of automated external defibrillators and to encourage their use.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.300   2014 Outlines AED requirements for a physical fitness facility.
68.1220.520  2014  Outlines AED requirements for a facility that provides sedation or anesthesia.
68.1220.510  2014 Outlines AED requirements for a facility that provides sedation or anesthesia.
IL Comp Stat § 230 ILCS 5/31.2   2014 Organization licensees (horse racing facilities) shall make available no less than 2 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) that are operational and accessible when backstretch workers are present at their racing facilities. At least one AED shall be placed in the paddock of their racing facilities. At least one AED shall be placed on the backstretch of their racing facilities.
IL Comp Stat § 105 ILCS 110/3 2014 Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, training on how to properly administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (which training must be in accordance with standards of the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association, or another nationally recognized certifying organization) and how to use an automated external defibrillator shall be included as a basis for curricula in all secondary schools in the state.
 77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.1000 2013  Outlines what actions violate the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act, and includes what punishment will follow upon violation.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.600   2013   Outlines AED requirements for a physical fitness facility.
 Part 525: 77 Ill. Adm. Code 525.100 2011 Defines: Automated External Defibrillator, Defibrillation, Person, Trained AED user, Emergency Medical Services, and Department.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 525.600   2011  Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 525.500   2011 AED use is reported in accordance with requirements for data collection and submission pursuant to 77 Ill. Adm. Code 515.350 (Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Center Code -Data Collection and Submission).
77 Ill. Adm. Code 525.400   2011 Outlines the requirements in order to be recognized as a trained AED user.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.800  2010  Outlines maintenance and training requirements for a physical fitness facility in order to ensure the public health and safety for ​others.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.700   2010  Outlines AED maintenance requirements for physical fitness facilities.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.500   2010 A facility possessing an AED shall notify an agent of the local emergency communications or vehicle dispatch center of the existence, location, and type of the automated external defibrillator.
77 Ill. Adm. Code 527.400    2010 Outlines the instructions for the operator of a physical fitness facility to adopt. Includes a plan for responding to a medical emergency at the facility.
IL Comp Stat § 225 ILCS 25/44.5   2010
Requires a written emergency response plan and an AED in dental offices that administer anesthesia or sedation.
IL Comp Stat § 745 ILCS 49/12 2007
Revises Good Samaritan protection to provide immunity for an agency, organization, or individual who sponsors, authorizes, supports, finances, or supervises the training of persons in the use of automated external defibrillators. Provides for similar immunity for an individual who teaches such a course of instruction.
IL Comp Stat § 210 ILCS 74/1 - 74/55 2005 Creates the Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency Preparedness Act also known as the Colleen O’Sullivan Law – Requires various indoor physical fitness facilities to have at least one automated external defibrillator. This law does not include health facilities that serve less than 100 individuals, or that is located in a hospital, hotel/motel or any outdoor facility. It also does not apply to facilities that do not employ people who instruct, train or assist people who use the facility. The facilities that are required to have an AED on-site must have had a written emergency response plan in place by July 1, 2005.


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