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Emergency Medical Service Providers Licensing

Concerning emergency medical service provider licensure, and, in connection therewith, changing references from emergency medical service provider certification to emergency medical service provider licensure and requiring license applicants to make certain disclosures to the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies at the time of application.
2018 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

Currently, regulation of an emergency medical service provider, including a paramedic, is referred to as certification. Section 1 of the bill changes 'certification' references to 'licensure'.

Section 2 requires an emergency medical service provider applying for a new license or renewing, reinstating, or reactivating a license to comply with the 'Michael Skilnik Medical Transparency Act of 2010'.

Sections 3 to 29 make conforming amendments.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)




Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. L. Garcia



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