Illinois State AED Law
| Summary of Requirements
||Must have involvement of an Illinois licensed physician to ensure AED compliance.|
||An automated external defibrillator should be used only by trained AED users.
|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.
||The automated external defibrillator must be maintained and tested according to the manufacturer's guidelines.|
|Notification of Use
||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
|No Current Legislation
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
|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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