KY HB296 | 2011 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on February 2 2011 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2011-02-11 - posted in committee
Pending: House Local Government Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #2) [MS Word]

Summary

Repeal and reenact, or amend, various sections of KRS Chapter 311A to define terms, including "alternate transport vehicle," "emergency medical services provider," "emergency medical services personnel," and "transport"; establish board membership and annual meeting requirements and grant powers and duties; establish types and levels of certification or licensure for emergency medical services personnel and require the board to promulgate administrative regulations for same; designate the board as the primary oversight agency charged with overseeing the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program; restrict persons not licensed or certified and authorize the board to act on prohibited activities; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations to establish a complaint process; permit board to grant power of investigation, hearings, and discipline to executive director; establish sanctions, disciplinary actions, and penalties for the violation of the chapter; permit immediate temporary suspension of license or certification; prohibit persons from operating as an emergency medical services provider without a license; establish license or certification renewal process for all levels of emergency medical services personnel, continuing education requirements, and mandatory compliance with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome education and training requirements; permit the board to establish a fee schedule through administrative regulations; establish privileges and immunities for emergency medical services personnel; require the emergency medical services grant program to provide funding for each county; require funds to be administered by the board according to KCTCS policy and procedure; permit paramedic to draw blood from a criminal defendant; require the board to promulgate administrative regulations to establish the scope of practice for all types and levels of licensure and certification; require the board to review and approve protocols; require the board to collect data from EMS providers relating to provision of emergency medical services rendered; permit the board to issue limited certification or licensure to felon; amend KRS 311.550, 314.181 and 311.669 to conform; repeal KRS 213.413, 311A.070, 311A.115, 311A.120, 311A.130, 311A.140, 311A.160, and 311A.165.

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Title

AN ACT relating to emergency medical services.

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History

DateChamberAction
2011-02-11 posted in committee
2011-02-03 to Local Government (H)
2011-02-02 introduced in House

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