Janet's Law (N.J.S.A. 18A:40-41a through 41c) (also known as the defibrillator law) requires the following items:
- All public and private schools K-12 to have an AED on site
- At least five school employees to be certified in CPR/AED
- An emergency action plan for a sudden cardiac event
- The AED to be located in an accessible, unlocked location (such as outside the school gym) with appropriate signage above the unit
- Signs throughout the school directing people to the AED
Janet's Law was passed on September 21, 2012 and is now in effect in all NJ schools.
Janet's Law and its requirements for AEDs in school districts are addressed by the Roxbury Township Board of Education in the following:
for frequently asked questions and answers regarding Janet's Law that have been compiled by the NJ Dept. of Education.