ORS 431A.455¹
Automated external defibrillators required at places of public assembly
  • exceptions

(1) As used in this section, “place of public assembly” means a single building that has 50,000 square feet or more of indoor floor space and where:

(a)(A) The public congregates for purposes such as deliberation, shopping, entertainment, amusement or awaiting transportation; or

(B) Business activities are conducted; and

(b) At least 50 individuals congregate on a normal business day.

(2) Notwithstanding ORS 431A.450 (Automated external defibrillators required at health clubs) (3), the owner of a place of public assembly shall have on the premises at least one automated external defibrillator.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2) of this section:

(a) A community college or a public university listed in ORS 352.002 (Public universities) shall have at least one automated external defibrillator on the campus of the community college or public university; and

(b) If the campus of the community college or public university contains more than one place of public assembly, the community college or public university shall ensure that at least one automated external defibrillator is readily available to each place of public assembly.

(4) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply to a building primarily used for worship or education associated with worship. [Formerly 431.690]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 431A—Public Health Programs and Activities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors431A.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.
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