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SB19-242

Emergency Medical Service Providers Licensing

Concerning the creation of an emergency medical service provider license, and, in connection therewith, specifying that a certified emergency medical service provider may obtain a license from the department of public health and environment if the certified emergency medical service provider demonstrates to the department that the certified emergency medical service provider completed a four-year bachelor's degree program.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Currently, regulation of an emergency medical service (EMS) provider, including a paramedic, involves certification. Section 2 of the bill authorizes a certified EMS provider to apply for licensure from the department of public health and environment (department) based on a demonstration to the satisfaction of the department that the EMS provider has completed a 4-year bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university in a field related to the health sciences or an equivalent field, as determined by the state board of health by rule.

Sections 1 and 3 to 26 make conforming amendments, and sections 27 and 28 make conforming amendments to harmonize the bill with the title 12 recodification bill, House Bill 19-1172.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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Bill Text

  • All Versions (6 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/21/2019 Final Act PDF
    05/03/2019 Rerevised PDF
    04/29/2019 Revised PDF
    04/24/2019 Reengrossed PDF
    04/23/2019 Engrossed PDF
    04/15/2019 Introduced PDF