AED State Laws


Michigan State AED Law

Michigan is one of few states that has AED legislation in place to protect patrons of state parks by equipping them with devices. The state provides Good Samaritan protections to those who use an AED in case of an emergency.

Find a full list of Michigan’s requirements below and check out which groups might be impacted by AED laws.

Summary of Requirements


No legislation is currently in place for Michigan.

CPR/AED Training

No legislation is currently in place for Michigan.

EMS Notification

No legislation is currently in place for Michigan.

Maintenance Program

No legislation is currently in place for Michigan.

Notification of Use

No legislation is currently in place for Michigan.

Good Samaritan Protection

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

MI Comp Laws § 691.1504

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

Laws / Legislation

Reference Summary

MI Comp Laws § 380.1170a

By the 2017-2018 school year, the department shall ensure that the model core academic curriculum content standards for health education and the subject area content expectations and guidelines for health education under section 1278a provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillators for pupils enrolled in grades 7 to 12.

MI Comp Laws § 29.19

Outlines instructions to ensure the public health and safety for AEDs in schools.

HB 4436

A bill stipulating that if additional funds are available in the budget, that automated external defibrillator grants, EMT training and support be provided.

HB 4446

A bill stating that state parks shall have an appropriate number of AEDs available and that donations of AED can be accepted.

MI Comp Laws § 333.26311

Defines: AED, Department, Person, and Health Club.

MI Comp Laws § 333.26312

Outlines AED requirements for health clubs.

MI Comp Laws § 333.26313

A person, including, but not limited to, a health club owner, operator, or employee, does not have a duty to render emergency service to an individual using an AED that a health club has on the premises.

SB 1274

An Act that requires the life support vehicles that are dispatched to provide medical first response life support, basic life support, or limited advanced life support be equipped with an AED and that emergency services personnel be trained in the operation of the AED.

SB 1095

A bill providing grants for schools to purchase automated external defibrillators.

SB 310

Outlines AED requirements for health clubs.

HR 0330

A resolution urging the Department of Community Health to start a public information campaign about the importance of AEDs.

HB 4420

Establishes Good Samaritan protection.

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.