SB 0659 Allows First Responders to Use Defibrillator
LR Number:S2540.01P Fiscal Note:2540-01
Committee:Public Health and Welfare
Last Action:04/29/96 - HCS Voted Do Pass H Science, Technology & Crit. Iss. Comm.
Effective Date:August 28, 1996
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Current Bill Summary

SB 659 - This act permits the Department of Health to establish a "First Responder" program to allow the use of an automatic external defibrillator by first responders. The Department of Health shall establish this program in two stages: first, in Greene County; and later, statewide.

This bill is similar to HB 516 (1995). CHERYL GRAZIER/JON HAGLER