assembly Bill A7503

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to community paramedicine services provided by emergency medical providers

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 20, 2016 committed to health
Jan 06, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.290
returned to assembly
died in senate
May 28, 2015 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 21, 2015 advanced to third reading cal.456
May 19, 2015 reported
May 13, 2015 referred to health

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A7503 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5481
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3000 & 3001, add §3005-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A2733
2019-2020: A1208

A7503 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to community paramedicine services provided by emergency medical providers.

A7503 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7503

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to community paramed-
  icine services provided by emergency medical providers

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

  Section  1. Section 3000 of the public health law is amended by adding
a third undesignated paragraph to read as follows:
  THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE IS ALSO TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF  INDIVID-
UALS IN COMMUNITY SETTINGS BY AUTHORIZING EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIANS,
WORKING UNDER MEDICAL CONTROL, TO PERFORM SERVICES THAT ARE WITHIN THEIR
SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING, IN CIRCUMSTANCES OTHER THEN
THE INITIAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE AND TRANSPORTATION OF SICK OR INJURED
PERSONS.
  S 2. Subdivision 15 of section 3001  of  the  public  health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  445  of  the  laws  of 1993, is amended to read as
follows:
  15. "Medical control" means: (a) advice and direction  provided  by  a
physician  or  under  the  direction  of  a physician to certified first
responders, emergency medical technicians or advanced emergency  medical
technicians  who are providing medical care at the scene of an emergency
or en route to a health care facility, OR IN COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE; and
(b) indirect medical control including the written policies, procedures,
and protocols for prehospital emergency medical care and transportation,
OR IN COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE, developed by the state  emergency  medical
advisory  committee,  approved  by  the state emergency medical services
council and the commissioner, and implemented by regional medical  advi-
sory committees.
  S  3. Section 3001 of the public health law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 22 to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10804-03-5

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