Kentucky State AED Law

➜ KY Rev Stat 158.302 2016 Requires high schools to include CPR training in the health education curriculum. Provides a waiver from CPR training for students with disabilities or who are physically unable to perform the skill. Clarifies that high schools are not required to have an AED on the premises.
➜ 201 Ky. Admin Regs 8:550 2014 Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.
➜ HB 383 2009 Requires high school coaches to be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and in the use of automated external defibrillators; requires automated external defibrillators be on-site for every high school practice, athletic activity or sporting event.
➜ HB 107 2008 An Act pertaining to public and private preschools, elementary schools, secondary schools and athletic buildings, athletic rooms, gymnasiums, swimming pools, athletic fields, etc. and requiring that each entity have at least one USFDA approved automated external defibrillator in each building used by students for learning or athletic-related events.
➜ HB 182 2005 This Act requires, that effective January 1, 2007, it is the duty of AED manufacturers, sales representatives, or businesses to notify the Kentucky Board of Emergency Medical Services (KBEMS) of the location and type of AED in its jurisdiction. Beginning on July 1, 2007 and every July 1 thereafter, it is the duty of KBEMS to notify the local EMS agency, of the location and type of AED in its jurisdiction.
➜ KY Rev Stat 311.666 2002 Defines: Automated External Defibrillator, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and Emergency Medical Services/System.
➜ KY Rev Stat 311.667 2000 Establishes guidelines for AED programs and provides for immunity for use of an automated external defibrillator. The Act also requires that any person or business that acquires an AED shall make sure that the American Heart Association, American Red Cross or other nationally recognized organizations, trains anyone who may use the AED in CPR and AED use.
➜ KY Rev Stat 311.665 2000 It is the intent of the legislature that an automated external defibrillator may be used for the purpose of saving the life of another person in cardiac arrest when used in accordance with the provisions of KRS 311.667.