senate Bill S6515A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of municipal advanced life support first responder service or municipal ambulance service

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Jun 05, 2014 print number 6515a
amend and recommit to health
Jan 31, 2014 referred to health

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Co-Sponsors

S6515 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9852A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3008, Pub Health L

S6515 - Summary

Relates to the provision of municipal advanced life support first responder service or municipal ambulance service.

S6515 - Sponsor Memo

S6515 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6515

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  provision  of
  municipal  advanced  life support first responder service or municipal
  ambulance service

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  7 of section 3008 of the
public health law, as amended by chapter 464 of the  laws  of  2012,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  [In the case of an application for certification pursuant to this
subdivision, for a municipal advanced life support  or  municipal  ambu-
lance  service,  to  serve  the  area within the municipality, where the
proposed service meets or exceeds the appropriate training, staffing and
equipment standards, there shall be a strong  presumption  in  favor  of
approving  the application.] Notwithstanding any other provision of this
article, any [city with a population of fourteen thousand seven  hundred
or  sixty-two  thousand  two  hundred  thirty-five, according to the two
thousand ten federal decennial census, or fire district acting on behalf
of any such city, that] MUNICIPALITY WITHIN THIS STATE, OR FIRE DISTRICT
ACTING ON BEHALF OF ANY SUCH MUNICIPALITY, WHICH applies  for  permanent
certification  pursuant  to this [section] SUBDIVISION at the conclusion
of the two year period [provided in] CONTAINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF  this
subdivision,  shall  not  be required to apply to its regional emergency
medical services council [or the state emergency medical services  coun-
cil] for a determination of need, and the application shall be submitted
to and SUCH APPLICATION FOR A MUNICIPAL ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT OR MUNICI-
PAL  AMBULANCE  SERVICE TO SERVE THE AREA WITHIN THE  MUNICIPALITY SHALL
BE approved by the commissioner unless the [commissioner finds that  the
municipal  advanced  life  support  first responder service or municipal
ambulance service has] PROVISION OF SERVICES HAVE  failed  to  meet  the
appropriate training, staffing and equipment standards.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect immediately and shall apply to any
municipality or fire district that  has  a  temporary  determination  of

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6515A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9852A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3008, Pub Health L

S6515A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the provision of municipal advanced life support first responder service or municipal ambulance service.

S6515A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6515A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6515--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LITTLE, HASSELL-THOMPSON, LIBOUS -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Health  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  provision  of
  municipal  advanced  life support first responder service or municipal
  ambulance service

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  7 of section 3008 of the
public health law, as amended by chapter 464 of the  laws  of  2012,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  [In the case of an application for certification pursuant to this
subdivision, for a municipal advanced life support  or  municipal  ambu-
lance  service,  to  serve  the  area within the municipality, where the
proposed service meets or exceeds the appropriate training, staffing and
equipment standards, there shall be a strong  presumption  in  favor  of
approving  the application.] Notwithstanding any other provision of this
article, any [city with a population of fourteen thousand seven  hundred
or  sixty-two  thousand  two  hundred  thirty-five, according to the two
thousand ten federal decennial census, or fire district acting on behalf
of any such city, that] MUNICIPALITY WITHIN THIS STATE, OR FIRE DISTRICT
ACTING ON BEHALF OF ANY SUCH MUNICIPALITY, WHICH applies  for  permanent
certification  pursuant  to this [section] SUBDIVISION at the conclusion
of the two year period [provided in] CONTAINED IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF  this
subdivision,  shall  not  be required to apply to its regional emergency
medical services council [or the state emergency medical services  coun-
cil] for a determination of need, and the application shall be submitted
to and SUCH APPLICATION FOR A MUNICIPAL ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT OR MUNICI-
PAL  AMBULANCE  SERVICE TO SERVE THE AREA WITHIN THE  MUNICIPALITY SHALL
BE approved by the commissioner unless the [commissioner finds that  the
municipal  advanced  life  support  first responder service or municipal
ambulance service has] PROVISION OF SERVICES HAVE  failed  to  meet  the
appropriate  training,  staffing  and  equipment  standards  AND/OR  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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