GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA SESSION 1999 H 2 HOUSE BILL 1118 Committee Substitute Favorable 4/27/99 Short Title: Limit Liability/Defibrillators. (Public) Sponsors: Referred to: April 15, 1999 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH COMMISSION TO STUDY THE ISSUE OF LIMITED LIABILITY WHEN A PERSON USES AN AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR TO RENDER EMERGENCY TREATMENT TO SAVE THE LIFE OF A PERSON IN CARDIAC ARREST. The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts: Section 1. The Legislative Research Commission may study the issue of limited liability when a person uses an automated external defibrillator to render emergency treatment to save the life of a person in cardiac arrest. Section 2. The Commission may report its findings and recommendations to the General Assembly prior to the Regular Session of the 1999-2000 General Assembly. Section 3. This act becomes effective July 1, 1999.