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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Physical Fitness Facility Medical Emergency
5 Preparedness Act is amended by changing Section 15 as follows:
6     (210 ILCS 74/15)
7     Sec. 15. Automated external defibrillator required.
8     (a) By the dates specified in Section 50, every physical
9 fitness facility must have at least one AED on the facility
10 premises. The Department shall adopt rules to ensure
11 coordination with local emergency medical services systems
12 regarding the placement and use of AEDs in physical fitness
13 facilities. The Department may adopt rules requiring a facility
14 to have more than one AED on the premises, based on factors
15 that include the following:
16         (1) The size of the area or the number of buildings or
17     floors occupied by the facility.
18         (2) The number of persons using the facility, excluding
19     spectators.
20     (b) A physical fitness facility must ensure that there is a
21 trained AED user on staff during staffed business hours. For
22 purposes of this Act, "trained AED user" has the meaning
23 ascribed to that term in Section 10 of the Automated External



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1 Defibrillator Act.
2     (b-5) The Department shall adopt rules that encourage any
3 non-employee coach, non-employee instructor, or other
4 similarly situated non-employee anticipated rescuer who uses a
5 physical fitness facility in conjunction with the supervision
6 of physical fitness activities to complete a course of
7 instruction that would qualify such a person as a trained AED
8 user, as defined in Section 10 of the Automated External
9 Defibrillator Act.
10     (b-10) In the case of an outdoor physical fitness facility,
11 the AED must be housed in a building, if any, that is within
12 300 feet of the outdoor facility where an event or activity is
13 being conducted. If there is such a building within the
14 required distance, the building must provide unimpeded and open
15 access to the housed AED, and the building's entrances shall
16 further provide marked directions to the housed AED. If there
17 is no such building, the person responsible for supervising the
18 activity at the outdoor physical fitness facility shall ensure
19 that an AED is available at the outdoor facility during the
20 time that the event or activity at the facility is being
21 conducted.
22     (b-15) Facilities described in paragraph (1.5) of Section
23 5.25 must have an AED on site as well as a trained AED user
24 available only during activities or events sponsored and
25 conducted or supervised by a person or persons employed by the
26 unit of local government, school, college, or university.



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1     (c) Every physical fitness facility must ensure that every
2 AED on the facility's premises is properly tested and
3 maintained in accordance with rules adopted by the Department.
4 (Source: P.A. 95-712, eff. 1-1-09; 96-748, eff. 1-1-10; 96-873,
5 eff. 1-21-10.)