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Indicates Matter Stricken
Indicates New Matter
March 1, 2007
Introduced by Senators Ryberg, Bryant, Cromer, Richardson, Fair and Ford
S. Printed 3/1/07--S.
Read the first time January 9, 2007.
To whom was referred a Bill (S. 71) to amend Section 44-76-40, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to immunity from civil liability for persons administering, using, acquiring, or prescribing, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same and recommend that the same do pass:
HARVEY S. PEELER, JR. for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 44-76-40, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY FOR PERSONS ADMINISTERING, USING, ACQUIRING, OR PRESCRIBING AN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED), TO PROVIDE SUCH IMMUNITY FOR PERSONS PROVIDING TRAINING FOR CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION THAT INCLUDES TRAINING IN THE USE OF AN AED.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 44-76-40 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding at the end:
"(5) Any person or entity that teaches or provides a training program for cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes training in the use of automated external defibrillators is immune from civil liability for providing such training or use if the person or entity has provided the training in accordance with the guidelines and policies of a national training organization and the trainer must be authorized to deliver that course or curriculum."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
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