Chapter 103. Health and Safety
Subchapter BB. Commissioner's Rules Concerning General Provisions for Health and Safety


103.1101. Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Reimbursement.

(a)  Eligibility. Each school district and open-enrollment charter school campus that demonstrates priority and need as set forth in this subsection may receive reimbursement for the cost of one automated external defibrillator (AED) device.

(1)  For purposes of this section, a "campus" is defined as a single physical facility with a unique physical address.

(2)  Each school district and open-enrollment charter school campus that did not have an AED device located at the campus prior to June 1, 2007, has priority for receiving reimbursement for the purchase of an AED device.

(3)  Each school district and open-enrollment charter school campus that purchased an AED device on or after June 1, 2007, and did not have an AED device located at the campus prior to June 1, 2007, has the greatest need for reimbursement for the purchase of an AED device.

(b)  Application and reimbursement. In order to receive AED reimbursement, each eligible school district and open-enrollment charter school that has at least one campus that has demonstrated priority and need as set forth in subsection (a) of this section shall submit:

(1)  the reimbursement application provided in this subsection entitled, "Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Reimbursement"; and

Figure: 19 TAC 103.1101(b)(1)

(2)  a copy of each invoice which documents the purchase and contains the purchase price and the purchase date.

(c)  Reimbursement amount. Each school district and open-enrollment charter school campus that has been approved for AED reimbursement is eligible to be reimbursed for the actual amount paid for the AED device or a maximum of $1,475, whichever is less.

(d)  Additional available funds. Should funds be available after the AED reimbursements established by subsection (a) of this section are issued, reimbursements may be made to private school campuses that demonstrate priority and need as set forth in subsection (a) of this section.

(e)  Donations. In all cases, donated AED devices or AED devices purchased with donated funds are ineligible for reimbursement regardless of the date of receipt or purchase.

Statutory Authority: The provisions of this 103.1101 issued under the General Appropriations Act, House Bill 1, 80th Texas Legislature, 2007, Article IX, Section 19.86.

Source: The provisions of this 103.1101 adopted to be effective May 11, 2008, 33 TexReg 3631.


Last updated: May 12, 2008

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