AED State Laws


Wyoming State AED Law

In Wyoming, Good Samaritan laws protect rescuers, property owners, physicians, and trainers in the use of an AED.  

Wyoming AED legislation is minimal and may be found below. 

Summary of Requirements


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

CPR/AED Training

The owner of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the expected device users must receive training from the American Red Cross, American Heart Association, or equivalent nationally recognized course in CPR and the use of an AED and refresh every 2 years.

EMS Notification

Any person or entity in possession of an AED shall notify an agent of the emergency communications center and the local ambulance service of the existence, location and type of 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 guidelines.

Notification of Use

No legislation is currently in place for Wyoming.

Good Samaritan Protection

  • rescuer
  • property owner
  • physician
  • trainer
Reference Summary

WY Stat § 35-26-103

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

Laws / Legislation

Reference Summary

WY Stat § 35-26-102

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

WY Stat § 35-26-101

Defines: Automated External Defibrillator

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.