We think everyone should have an AED, but here are the State's requirements

  • Alabama requires AEDs in all public K-12 schools.
  • Arizona requires AEDs in all state buildings. .
  • Arkansas requires AEDs in all public and private schools and higher education if funds are able.
  • California requires AEDs in all state and leased buildings, fitness centers, public schools K-12, and health centers.
  • Colorado encourages school districts to acquire AEDs.
  • Connecticut requires AEDs at golf courses, all public and private schools, and health clubs.
  • Florida requires AEDs in state and local law enforcement vehicles, high school athletics, and assisted living with 17+ beds.
  • Georgia requires AEDs in all public high schools.
  • Hawaii requires AEDs in all public and private middle schools and high schools.
  • Illinois requires AEDs in all exercise facilities.
  • Indiana requires AEDs in health clubs.
  • Iowa requires AEDs in physical exercise facilities.
  • Kentucky requires AEDs in public and private preschools, elementary schools, secondary schools, athletic buildings, athletic rooms, gymnasiums, swimming pools, athletic fields, and dentists' offices.
  • Louisiana requires AEDs at any institution of higher education that plays intercollegiate sports.
  • Maine requires AEDs at school administrative offices and private schools.
  • Maryland requires AEDs in nursing homes, all schools, health clubs, public swimming pools, and physical therapists' offices.
  • Massachusetts requires AEDs in health clubs, health and wellness facilities operated by certain charitable organizations, nursing homes, and all public schools.
  • Michigan requires AEDs at health clubs and state parks.
  • Nevada requires AEDs in high schools, some state and county facilities
  • New Jersey requires AEDs at nursing homes, health clubs, and assisted living facilities.
  • New York requires AEDs at public institutions and buildings, health clubs, swimming facilities, and dental offices.
  • North Carolina requires AEDs in all government buildings.
  • Oklahoma requires AEDs in all schools.
  • Oregon requires AEDs in all public and private schools, higher education facilities, health clubs, and at least one AED on the premises for businesses with 50,000 or more sq. ft. and at least 25 people in the facility per day.
  • Pennsylvania requires AEDs in hotels and health clubs.
  • Rhode Island requires AEDs in every city, town, college campus, judicial office in the state, health club, nursing home, assisted living facility, and public swimming pools.
  • South Carolina requires that school districts must implement an AED program.
  • Tennessee requires AEDs in all public schools.
  • Texas requires AEDs in certain school campuses and sporting events and nursing homes.
  • Washington requires AEDs in all public high schools.
  • West Virginia requires AEDs in dental offices.