It is the policy of the Board of Education to support the use of automatic external defibrillators by trained personnel on school property.
The superintendent or his/her designee shall be responsible for developing administrative regulations in furtherance of the Automatic External Defibrillator (
Legal Reference: Conn. Gen. Stat. § 10-221 Boards of education to prescribe rules
Conn. Gen. Stat. § 52-557b "Good Samaritan Law" Immunity from liability for emergency medical assistance,
first aid or medication by injection. School personnel not required to administer or render.
Public Law 106-505 Cardiac Arrest Survival Act
Public Law 105-170 Aviator Medical Assistance Act
Public Law 107-188 The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act
Litchfield Board of Education
Policy Adopted: February 15, 2006
Policy Revised: April 30, 2014