Mississippi Legislature

1999 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2179

[Introduced]

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History of Actions

Background

Title

Description: Cardiac defibrillator; authorize use, require training, and provide civil immunity.

History of Actions:

101/05/99(S)Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Judiciary
202/02/99(S)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 1999
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredNo

Senate Committees:

Principal Author: Burton

Code Section: A 073-0025-0037

Title: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ANY PERSON TO USE AN AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR FOR THE PURPOSE OF SAVING THE LIFE OF ANOTHER PERSON IN CARDIAC ARREST; TO REQUIRE PERSONS WHO USE AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS TO OBTAIN APPROPRIATE TRAINING AND TO ACTIVATE THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM UPON USE OF THE DEFIBRILLATOR; TO ENCOURAGE PERSONS WHO POSSESS AN AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR TO REGISTER WITH THE LOCAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITIES; TO AMEND SECTION 73-25-37, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY TO PERSONS RENDERING EMERGENCY CARE IN GOOD FAITH WITH AN AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 02/02/99 at 17:10.



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