Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House without amendment (10/05/2004)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the growing number of community activists, organizations, and municipal governments leading the national effort to establish public access defibrillation (PAD) programs.

Encourages the continued development and implementation of PAD programs in schools, sports arenas, large hotels, concert halls, high-rise buildings, gated communities, buildings subject to high-security, and similar facilities to increase the survival rate for victims of cardiac arrest.