Arizona law: A.R.S. § 36-2262

Statute: A.R.S. § 36-2262

Law Type: Physician requirement; Other requirements

Status: Enacted

A person or entity that acquires an AED must: i) enter into an agreement with a physician who shall oversee the aspects of public access to defibrillation; ii) require each trained user who uses an AED on a person in cardiac arrest to call telephone number 911 as soon as possible; iii) submit a written report to the bureau of emergency medical services and trauma systems in the department of health services within five working days after its use; iv) ensure that the AED is maintained in good working order and tested according to the manufacturer's guidelines.

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