2010 Nevada Code
TITLE 40 PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 450B Emergency Medical Services
NRS 450B.610 Maintenance of database by Health Division; disclosure of information in database; duties of manufacturer; registration of defibrillator; civil penalty for violation.

NRS 450B.610 Maintenance of database by Health Division; disclosure of information in database; duties of manufacturer; registration of defibrillator; civil penalty for violation.

1. The Health Division shall:

(a) Within the limitations of available funding, establish and maintain a database containing:

(1) The name and address of each person who owns an automated external defibrillator for commercial use in this State;

(2) If the defibrillator has been registered with the Health Division pursuant to subsection 4, the name, street address and telephone number of the business or organization that has placed the defibrillator for use on its premises, and the specific location at which the defibrillator is stored; and

(3) If the defibrillator has been registered with the Health Division pursuant to subsection 5, the information concerning the defibrillator that was required for registration by the Health Division.

(b) Make the information in the database available to each agency and facility that employs an emergency medical dispatcher in this State.

(c) Apply for and accept any gifts, grants or donations to establish and maintain the database.

2. An emergency medical dispatcher may disclose the information in the database to any person for the purpose of providing emergency medical care.

3. A manufacturer that sells an automated external defibrillator for commercial use in this State shall:

(a) Notify the purchaser in writing of the opportunity to register the defibrillator pursuant to subsection 4;

(b) On or before January 10, April 10, July 10 and October 10 of each year, notify the Health Division of the name and address of each person who purchased such a defibrillator from the manufacturer during the immediately preceding 3 calendar months; and

(c) Provide to each person who purchases such a defibrillator from the manufacturer information regarding the installation, use, maintenance and operation of the defibrillator and any related training that is available.

4. A person who purchases an automated external defibrillator for commercial use in this State may register the defibrillator with the Health Division by providing the Health Division with the person's name, street address and telephone number, the name, street address and telephone number of the business or organization on whose premises the defibrillator will be placed for use, and the specific location at which the defibrillator will be stored.

5. A person who owns an automated external defibrillator for use in a private residence may register the defibrillator with the Health Division by providing such information concerning the defibrillator as required by the Health Division.

6. The Health Division may impose a civil penalty upon a manufacturer of not more than $500 for each violation of this section by the manufacturer. All money collected from the imposition of a civil penalty must be used for the maintenance of the database established pursuant to subsection 1.

(Added to NRS by 2009, 777)



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