AED State Laws

Requirements

Indiana State AED Law

The state of Indiana grants Good Samaritan protections to those who deploy an AED, including untrained users.  

Below is a full list of additional AED requirements in Indiana. Check out which groups might be impacted by the legislation.

Summary of Requirements

Physician

No legislation is currently in place for Indiana.

CPR/AED Training

No legislation is currently in place for Indiana.

EMS Notification

An owner of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must notify the local ambulance service provider or EMS services of the ownership and location of the AED.

Maintenance Program

The owner of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must ensure that the AED is properly maintained and tested according to the manufacturer’s operating instructions.

Notification of Use

No legislation is currently in place for Indiana.

Good Samaritan Protection

  • rescuer
  • purchaser
  • property owner
  • physician
  • trainer
Reference Summary

IC 34-30-12-1

Provides Good Samaritan protection for use of an AED and establishes guidelines for AED programs.

Laws / Legislation

Reference Summary

IC 20-30-5-20

Outlines student course requirement for training of CPR and AED usage.

IC 24-4-15-5

Outlines AED requirements for health clubs. Grants Good Samaritan protection for UNTRAINED users.

IC 24-4-15-6

Grants Good Samaritan protection for a person involving the use of or the failure to use a defibrillator located on the premises of a health club.

IC 16-31-6.5-4

Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.

IC 34-6-2-51

Defines: Gratuitously renders emergency care

IC 16-31-6.5-6

Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.

IC 16-31-6.5-5

Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for a person that acquires an AED.

This information is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice. While we make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of the information provided, AED laws and requirements change frequently. We encourage you to refer to your legal counsel or state agencies with questions about your state's AED laws or AED Good Samaritan requirements.