Maine State AED Law

Maine State AED Law

 Summary of Requirements
AED-Check.jpgPhysicianA 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
AED-Check.jpgCPR/AED TrainingA 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,
AED-Check.jpgEMS NotificationA 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.
AED-Check.jpgMaintenance ProgramA 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.
 AED-Check.jpgNotification of UseA person who owns or leases an AED shall notify the Maine Emergency
Medical Services within the department of the clinical use made of the

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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  2016All public schools, including charter schools are required to offer training to students on how to perform CPR and use AEDs.
LD 1139 (HP 845)2011An act suggesting that high school students receive CPR and AED instruction prior to graduation.
LD 1073 (HP 808)2011An act suggesting that health clubs be required to carry AEDs.
LD 17852007An Act to require automated external defibrillators in schools serving
grades kindergarten to 12 and at school sponsored athletic events.
20 – A ME Rev Stat § 63042007Outlines AED requirements for schools.
LD 1772004Requires that a school administrative unit or private school ensure that all school personnel are certified in CPR.
Chapter 4212001Establishes requirements for an AED program.
 LD 14322001An act to encourage greater acquisition, deployment, and use of automated external defibrillators.




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