H.R.4152 - Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] (Introduced 12/02/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||12/04/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4152 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/02/2015)
Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2015
This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to expand immunity from civil liability related to automated external defibrillator devices (AEDs), including by giving immunity to: (1) a person who owns, occupies, or manages the premises from which an AED is taken or at which an AED is used; and (2) the owner of an AED for any harm resulting from the use of the AED, unless the harm was caused by the failure of the owner to properly maintain the AED.
This immunity applies regardless of whether: (1) the AED is marked with cautionary signage or registered with any government; or (2) the person who used the AED complied with signage, had received training on use of the AED, or was assisted or supervised, including by a licensed physician.