AED State Laws


Nevada State AED Law

Nevada currently outlines AED requirements for schools, medical facilities, fitness clubs, and highly populated locations. Good Samaritan laws protect rescuers and property owners involved in AED use. 

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

Summary of Requirements


A prescription from a physician is required.

CPR/AED Training

Anyone that acquires an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must successfully complete and hold a current certification from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or an equivalent training program.

EMS Notification

The owner of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) for commercial use may register the device with the Health Division by providing the location, name, and phone number of the business where the AED is located.

Maintenance Program

The owner of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) must maintain and test the AED in accordance with the manufacturer guidelines.

Notification of Use

No legislation is currently in place for Nevada.

Good Samaritan Protection

  • rescuer
  • property owner
  • trainer
Reference Summary

NV Rev Stat § 41.500

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

Laws / Legislation

Reference Summary

NV Rev Stat § 450B.620

Outlines AED requirements for: school properties, medical facilities, and health clubs.

NV Rev Stat § 389.0185

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

NV Rev Stat § 450B.0505

Defines Automated External Defibrillator.

NV Rev Stat § 450B.600

Outlines AED requirements for: High schools, the largest airport in the county, sporting arenas, capital building, legislative building, Grant Sawyer building, and county offices.

NV Rev Stat § 450B.610

Outlines the responsibilities of: the health division, an emergency medical dispatcher, an AED manufacturer, and the owner of an AED.

SB 244

Requires registration of automated external defibrillators, authorizes all public schools to acquire AEDs.

AB 441

Requires automated external defibrillators in high schools, some state facilities, and some county facilities. Allows for AED placement in medical facilities and health clubs. Establishes guidelines for AED

AB 409

Expands immunity protection.

AB 147

Provides for immunity 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.