Maine State AED Law
| Summary of Requirements
||A person who owns or leases an AED shall consult with a licensed physician for technical assistance in the selection and storage location of an AED, training of potential operators, protocols for use and use review.|
||A person may not use an AED on another person unless the person using the AED has successfully completed a course, approved by the American Red Cross, the American Heart Association or the department, in the use and operation of the AED,|
|EMS Notification||A person who owns or leases an AED shall notify the Maine Emergency Medical Services within the department of the existence, location and type of AED the person possesses.|
||A person who owns or leases an AED shall maintain and test the AED in accordance with the applicable standards of the manufacturer and any other standards prescribed by the department.|
|Notification of Use
A person who owns or leases an AED shall notify the Maine Emergency
Medical Services within the department of the clinical use made of the
| Good Samaritan Protection
22 – A ME Rev Stat § 2150-C. - 2016
Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.
| Laws / Legislation
|ME Code of Reg § 05-071||2016||All public schools, including charter schools are required to offer training to students on how to perform CPR and use AEDs.|
|LD 1139 (HP 845)
||An act suggesting that high school students receive CPR and AED instruction prior to graduation.|
|LD 1073 (HP 808)||2011
||An act suggesting that health clubs be required to carry AEDs.|
|LD 1785||2007||An Act to require automated external defibrillators in schools serving grades kindergarten to 12 and at school sponsored athletic events.|
|20 - A ME Rev Stat § 6304||2007||Outlines AED requirements for schools.|
||Requires that a school administrative unit or private school ensure that all school personnel are certified in CPR.
||Establishes requirements for an AED program.|
||An act to encourage greater acquisition, deployment, and use of automated external defibrillators.
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