Georgia State AED Law

Georgia State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
AED-Check.jpgPhysicianMust have involvement of a licensed physician to ensure AED compliance.
AED-Check.jpgCPR/AED TrainingExpected users of the AED should receive AED/CPR training.
AED-Check.jpgEMS NotificationAny person or entity who acquires an automated external defibrillator
shall notify an agent of the emergency communications or vehicle
dispatch center of the existence, location, and type of automated
external defibrillator.
AED-Check.jpgMaintenance ProgramThe defibrillator must be maintained and tested according to the manufacturer’s operational guidelines
 AED-Check.jpgNotification of UseAny person who renders emergency care or treatment on a person in sudden
cardiac arrest by using an automated external defibrillator must
activate the emergency medical services system as soon as possible and
report any clinical use of the automated external defibrillator to the
licensed physician or other person authorized by the composite board who
is supervising the program.

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G​A Code § 51-1-29.3 – 2010

Provides Good Samaritan protection (for the persons described in this code section) for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.

 Laws / Legislation
SB 60 2019Provides guidelines to inform high school students participating in interscholastic athletic activities about the nature and warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest.
Georgia Code § 20-2-149.12015Outlines instructions to ensure a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.
GA Reg. 160-4-2-.122013Beginning in the 2013-2014 school year, each local board of education which operates a school with grades 9 through 12 shall provide instruction in CPR and the use of an AED to its students as a requirement within existing health or physical education courses.
Georgia Code § 31-11-53.2 2010Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
Georgia Code § 31-11-53.1 2010Defines: Automated External Defibrillator, Defibrillation, and First Responder.
Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.
Georgia Code § 20-2-7752010Outlines AED requirements for schools. Outlines instructions to ensure a comprehensive plan for training, certification, and credentialing of cardiac care providers in the use of AEDs.
GA Reg.
2010Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.
 GA Reg. 150-13-.012010Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.


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The information posted on our website is not intended as legal advice and may contain inaccurate or incomplete information. We encourage you to contact your state representative should you require more information.

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