2011 Nevada Revised Statutes
Chapter 450B - Emergency Medical Services
NRS 450B.600 - Required to be placed in certain public buildings and locations; inspection and maintenance; training on operation and use.


NV Rev Stat § 450B.600 (2011) What's This?

1. Not later than July 1, 2004, and thereafter:

(a) The board of trustees of a school district in a county whose population is 100,000 or more shall ensure that at least one automated external defibrillator is placed in a central location at each high school within the district.

(b) The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority shall ensure that at least three automated external defibrillators are placed in central locations at the largest airport within the county.

(c) The board of county commissioners of each county whose population is 700,000 or more shall ensure that at least seven automated external defibrillators are placed in central locations at the largest airport within the county.

(d) The Board of Regents of the University of Nevada shall ensure that at least two automated external defibrillators are placed in central locations at each of:

(1) The largest indoor sporting arena or events center controlled by the University in a county whose population is 100,000 or more but less than 700,000; and

(2) The largest indoor sporting arena or events center controlled by the University in a county whose population is 700,000 or more.

(e) The Health Division shall ensure that at least one automated external defibrillator is placed in a central location at each of the following state buildings:

(1) The Capitol Building in Carson City;

(2) The Legislative Building in Carson City; and

(3) The Grant Sawyer Building in Las Vegas.

(f) The board of county commissioners of each county whose population is 100,000 or more shall:

(1) Identify five county buildings or offices in each of their respective counties which are characterized by large amounts of pedestrian traffic or which house one or more county agencies that provide services to large numbers of persons; and

(2) Ensure that at least one automated external defibrillator is placed in a central location at each county building or office identified pursuant to subparagraph (1).

2. Each governmental entity that is required to ensure the placement of one or more automated external defibrillators pursuant to subsection 1:

(a) May accept gifts, grants and donations for use in obtaining, inspecting and maintaining the defibrillators;

(b) Shall ensure that those defibrillators are inspected and maintained on a regular basis; and

(c) Shall encourage the entity where the automated external defibrillator is placed to require any employee who will use the automated external defibrillator to successfully complete the training requirements of a course in basic emergency care of a person in cardiac arrest that includes training in the operation and use of an automated external defibrillator and is conducted in accordance with the standards of the American Heart Association, the American National Red Cross or any similar organization.

(Added to NRS by 2003, 2464; A 2009, 779; 2011, 1274)

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