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Short Title(s) as Introduced

Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act to clarify liability protections regarding emergency use of automated external defibrillators.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/14/2019Introduced in House

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02/15/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/14/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
02/14/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce02/14/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/15/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/14/2019)

Cardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2019

This bill expands immunity from civil liability related to emergency use of automated external defibrillator devices (AEDs). Among other things, the bill specifies that immunity applies regardless of whether the person who used the AED complied with signage, received training, or was assisted or supervised by another person, such as a licensed physician.