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Food Service Facilities - Automated External Defibrillator Program (The Joe Sheya Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barron


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the owner and operator of a food service facility with an annual gross income of more than $400,000 and a seating capacity of 50 or more persons to develop and, beginning October 1, 2018, to implement an automated external defibrillator program that meets specified requirements; and requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems jointly to adopt specified regulations.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Barron, Cullison, Pena-Melnyk, and Rosenberg
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0427
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1194 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Emergency Medical Services
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Weights and Measures
Statutes:Article - Health - General

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February 15, 2017 4:32 P.M.