Bill Text: AZ SB1014 | 2022 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Ambulance services; rural areas

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-01-11 - Senate read second time [SB1014 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2022-SB1014-Introduced.html

 

 

PREFILED DEC 03 2021

REFERENCE TITLE: ambulance services; rural areas

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session

2022

 

 

 

SB 1014

 

Introduced by

Senator Townsend

 

 

AN ACT

 

Amending Title 36, chapter 21.1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 36-2224.01; relating to emergency medical services.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1. Title 36, chapter 21.1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 36-2224.01, to read:

START_STATUTE36-2224.01. Rural areas; emergency medical situations; patient transportation

Notwithstanding any other law, in rural areas of a county with a population of less than five hundred thousand persons, a fire department or fire district may provide ambulance service to transport a patient in an emergency medical situation regardless of whether the fire department or fire district has a certificate of necessity issued pursuant to article 2 of this chapter for the area. END_STATUTE

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