.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1971 as follows:
Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
"Section 1. [403.51] AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATION;
1.5 Subdivision 1. Definitions. (a) For purposes of this section, the following terms
1.6have the meanings given them.
1.7(b) "Automatic external defibrillator" or "AED" means an electronic device designed
1.8and manufactured to operate automatically or semiautomatically for the purpose of
1.9delivering an electrical current to the heart of a person in sudden cardiac arrest.
1.10(c) "AED registry" means a registry of AEDs that requires a maintenance program
1.11or package, and includes, but is not limited to, the following registries: the Minnesota
1.12AED Registry, the National AED Registry, iRescU, or a manufacturer-specific program.
1.13(d) "Person" means a natural person, partnership, association, corporation, or unit
1.15(e) "Public Access AED" means any AED that is intended, by its markings or
1.16display, to be used or accessed by the public for the benefit of the general public that may
1.17happen to be in the vicinity or location of that AED. It does not include an AED that is
1.18owned or used by a hospital, clinic, business, or organization that is intended to be used by
1.19staff and is not marked or displayed in a manner to encourage public access.
1.20(f) "Maintenance program or package" means a program that will alert the AED
1.21owner when the AED has electrodes and batteries due to expire or replaces those expiring
1.22electrodes and batteries for the AED owner.
1.23(g) "Public safety agency" means local law enforcement, county sheriff, municipal
1.24police, tribal agencies, state law enforcement, fire departments, including municipal
1.25departments, industrial fire brigades, and nonprofit fire departments, joint powers agencies,
1.26and licensed ambulance services.
2.1(h) "Mobile AED" means an AED that (1) is purchased with the intent of being located
2.2in a vehicle, including, but not limited to, public safety agency vehicles; or (2) will not be
2.3placed in stationary storage, including, but not limited to, an AED used at an athletic event.
2.4(i) "Private Use AED" means an AED that is not intended to be used or accessed by
2.5the public for the benefit of the general public. This may include, but is not limited to,
2.6AEDs found in private residences.
2.7 Subd. 2. Registration. A person who purchases or obtains a Public Access AED,
2.8shall register that device with an AED registry within 30 working days of receiving the
2.10 Subd. 3. Required information. A person registering a Public Access AED shall
2.11provide the following information for each AED:
2.12(1) AED manufacturer, model, and serial number;
2.13(2) specific location where the AED will be kept; and
2.14(3) the title, address, and telephone number of a person in management at the
2.15business or organization where the AED is located.
2.16 Subd. 4. Information changes. The owner of a Public Access AED shall notify
2.17their AED registry of any changes in the information that is required in the registration
2.18within 30 working days of the change occurring.
2.19 Subd. 5. Public Access AED requirements. A Public Access AED:
2.20(1) may be inspected during regular business hours by a public safety agency with
2.21jurisdiction over the location of the AED;
2.22(2) shall be kept in the location specified in the registration; and
2.23(3) shall be reasonably maintained, including replacement of dead batteries and
2.24pads/electrodes, and comply with all manufacturer's recall and safety notices.
2.25 Subd. 6. Removal of AED. An authorized agent of a public safety agency with
2.26jurisdiction over the location of the AED may direct the owner of a Public Access AED
2.27to comply with this section. Such authorized agent of a public safety agency may direct
2.28the owner of the AED to remove the AED from its public access location and to remove
2.29or cover any public signs relating to that AED if it is determined that the AED is not
2.30ready for immediate use.
2.31 Subd. 7. Private Use AEDs. The owner of a Private Use AED is not subject to the
2.32requirements of this section but is encouraged to maintain the AED in a consistent manner.
2.33 Subd. 8. Mobile AEDs. The owner of a Mobile AED is not subject to the
2.34requirements of this section but is encouraged to maintain the AED in a consistent manner.
2.35 Subd. 9. Signs. A person acquiring a Public Use AED is encouraged but is not
2.36required to post signs bearing the universal AED symbol in order to increase the ease of
3.1access by the public to the AED in the event of an emergency. A person may not post any
3.2AED sign or allow any AED sign to remain posted upon being ordered to remove or cover
3.3any AED signs by an authorized agent of a public safety agency.
3.4 Subd. 10. Emergency response plans. The owner of one or more Public Access
3.5AEDs shall develop an emergency response plan appropriate for the nature of the facility
3.6the AED is intended to serve.
3.7 Subd. 11. No civil liability. Nothing in this section shall create any civil liability on
3.8the part of an AED owner.
3.9EFFECTIVE DATE.This section is effective August 1, 2014.