AED Legal Analysis for Oregon

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Summary

No requirements for AED programs.
AEDs are required at health clubs, schools, colleges, large occupancy environments, camps.
Unconditional Good Samaritan protection provided for rescuers and for AED acquirers

Bills

Statute Law Type Effective Date Abstract
Or. Rev. Stat. § 30.802. Good Samaritan A person may not bring a cause of action against another person for damages for injury, death or loss that result from acts or omissions involving the use, attempted use or nonuse of an AED when the other person: (a) used or attempted to use an automated external defibrillator; (b) was present when an AED was used or should have been used; (c) provided training in the use of an AED; (d) is a physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner and provided services related to the placement or use of an automated external defibrillator; or (e) Possesses or controls one or more automated external defibrillators placed in a public setting. Nothing in this section affects the liability of a manufacturer, designer, developer, distributor or supplier of an automated external defibrillator, or an accessory for an automated external defibrillator.
Or. Rev. Stat. § 339.345; OR LAWS 2015, Ch. 338, § 1 Mandate Each school campus in a school district, private school campus and public charter school campus shall have on the premises at least one automated external defibrillator. As an integral part of the health education curriculum or the physical education curriculum for students in grades 7 through 12, each school district must provide instruction in the uses of automated external defibrillators.
Or. Rev. Stat. § 431.680. Mandate The owner of a health club shall have on the premises at all times at least one automated external defibrillator.
Or. Rev. § 431.690. Mandate A community college or a public university shall have at least one automated external defibrillator on the campus of the community college or public university.

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