Automated external defibrillators; immunity for owner who maintains an AED located on real property. (HB1988)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Automated external defibrillators; immunity. Provides that a person who has acquired an automated external defibrillator (AED) located on real property owned or controlled by such person shall not be civilly liable for any personal injury resulting from the use of the AED in an emergency, unless such personal injury results from gross negligence or willful or wanton misconduct of the person who acquired and placed the AED. In order for this immunity to apply, such person must maintain and test the AED and notify the emergency medical services agencies serving the jurisdiction where the real property is situated of the current location of the AED. Amends § 8.01-225, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100019D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/11/2013Assigned Courts sub: #2 Civil
01/14/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Committee substitute printed 13104066D-H1
01/18/2013Read first time
01/21/2013Read second time
01/21/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104066D-H1
01/21/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1988H1
01/22/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/22/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Enrolled
02/14/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1988ER)
02/14/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/13/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 300 (effective 7/1/13)
03/13/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0300)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.