Summary: S.1041 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (06/26/2002)

Automatic Defibrillation in Adam's Memory Act - ADAM Act - Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award a grant to a health care organization to establish a national information clearinghouse to increase public access to defibrillation (PAD) in schools by providing: (1) timely information on PAD program implementation and development; (2) comprehensive program materials to establish a PAD program in schools; (3) support to cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) training programs; (4) encouragement for community partnerships with and among public and private organizations to promote PAD in schools; (5) a data base to gather information in a central location regarding sudden cardiac arrest in the pediatric population and identifying or conducting further research into the problem; and (6) assistance to communities that wish to develop screening programs for at-risk youth.