State of South Carolina
Good Samaritan Laws
S.C. Code Ann. §44-76-10 (Law Co-op 2000)(AED Act)
S.C. Code Ann. §44-76-20 (Law Co-op 2000)(AED Def.)
S.C. Code Ann. §44-76-30 (Law Co-op 2000)(Training)
S.C. Code Ann. §44-76-40 (Law Co-op 2000)(User Immunity)
S.C. Code Ann. §44-76-50 (Law Co-op 2000)(Applicability of Act)
S.C. Code Ann. §15-1-310 (1962)(Gen. Stat)
- Provides immunity for rescuers
- Provides immunity for acquirers of AEDS and prescribing
- Physicians; no immunity for trainers
- Encourages/recommends AHA or ARC standards of training
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