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§ 7-425. Automated external defibrillator programs

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2014

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2014
MD Code, Education, § 7-425
§ 7-425. Automated external defibrillator programs
In general
(a)(1) Each county board shall develop and implement an automated external defibrillator program that meets the requirements of § 13-517 of this article for each high school and middle school in the county.
(2) The program required under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall include provisions that:
(i) Ensure that an automated external defibrillator is provided on site; and
(ii) An individual trained in the operation and use of an automated external defibrillator is present at all school-sponsored athletic events.
Regulations relating to inspections and maintenance of defibrillators
(b) The Department, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland State School Health Council, and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, shall adopt regulations that:
(1) Establish guidelines for periodic inspections and annual maintenance of the automated external defibrillators; and
(2) Assist county boards in carrying out the provisions of this section.


Added by Acts 2006, c. 203, § 1, eff. July 1, 2006. Amended by Acts 2014, c. 616, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6.
MD Code, Education, § 7-425, MD EDUC § 7-425
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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