AED State Laws


Kansas State AED Law

Kansas has legislation in place which protects the rescuer and all parties involved in the use of a public AED. 

Read through a full list of Kansas’ AED requirements and protections below.

Summary of Requirements


A licensed physician must provide a prescription for an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

CPR/AED Training

No legislation is currently in place for Kansas.

EMS Notification

Once a person acquires an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), they must notify the local EMS provider of the existence, location, and type of AED.

Maintenance Program

An owner of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must maintain and test the AED on a regular basis in accordance with the manufacturer guidelines.

Notification of Use

No legislation is currently in place for Kansas.

Good Samaritan Protection

  • rescuer
  • purchaser
  • physician
  • trainer
Reference Summary

KS Stat § 65-6149a

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

Laws / Legislation

Reference Summary

K.A.R. § 71.5.11

Outlines AED requirements for dental offices.

SB 102

Establishes guidelines for automated external defibrillators and provides Good Samaritan protection.

SB 132

Revises immunity protection for use of an AED.

SB 535

Establishes immunity protection for use of 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.