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Vermont State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements

No Current Legislation

CPR/AED Training
No Current Legislation
AED-Check.jpg  EMS Notification Any person who owns or leases an AED shall notify the department and the person’s regional ambulance service or first responder service of the existence, location, and type of device the person possesses.
AED-Check.jpg Maintenance Program
Must maintain and test the device in accordance with the applicable standards of the manufacturer
 AED-Check.jpg Notification of Use
A person using an AED shall be certain that emergency personnel have been summoned by calling 911.


 Good Samaritan Protection
Property Owner
Physician Trainer
No Current Legislation

VT Stat 18 V.S.A. § 907 - 2009

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


 Laws / Legislation
Date Summary
S 245
Requires commissioner of education to inform school administrations about resources regarding CPR and the use of AEDs. Also requires the commissioner to provide reports containing data of schools that are offering CPR and AED instruction.
HB 34
Revises the Good Samaritan protection by removing the training requirements and removes the requirement to maintain a relationship with a physician to provide technical assistance and consultation regarding the AED use.
SB 283 2000
Provides requirements and immunity for use of an automated external defibrillator.
VT Stat 12 V.S.A. § 519.  1968  Grants Good Samaritan protection for UNTRAINED users.

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