An Act To Provide Ready Access to Defibrillators in Businesses and Pharmacies
Sec. 1. 10 MRSA §9722, sub-§6, ¶M, as amended by PL 2015, c. 126, §2, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 10 MRSA §9722, sub-§6, ¶N, as enacted by PL 2015, c. 126, §3, is amended to read:
Sec. 3. 10 MRSA §9722, sub-§6, ¶O is enacted to read:
Sec. 4. 32 MRSA §13752-A, as amended by PL 2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §25, is further amended to read:
§ 13752-A. Facility requirements; site inspections
This bill requires the Technical Building Codes and Standards Board to amend the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code to require that commercial buildings built or renovated on or after January 1, 2020 with occupancy exceeding 200 individuals have an operational automated external defibrillator on the premises. The bill also requires that retail pharmacies, rural health center pharmacies and free clinic pharmacies have an automated external defibrillator on the premises, and that an individual trained in the use of the defibrillator be present at all times the pharmacy is open to the public.