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SECTION 3003-B
Availability of air transport ambulance service providers to store and distribute blood and initiate and administer blood transfusions
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 30
§ 3003-b. Availability of air transport ambulance service providers to
store and distribute blood and initiate and administer blood
transfusions. 1. As used in this section, "air transport services" shall
mean emergency medical care and the transportation of sick or injured
persons by aircraft to, from, or between general hospitals or other
health care facilities.

2. An ambulance service provider licensed under this article that
provides air transport services may store and distribute human blood and
blood products at all their facilities and initiate and administer human
blood and blood product transfusions while providing air transport
services.

3. Notwithstanding section five hundred seventy-four of this chapter,
any ambulance service provider licensed pursuant to this article that
provides air transport services, may store and distribute human blood
and blood products in accordance with section thirty-one hundred of this
chapter; provided, however, an ambulance service provider shall meet or
exceed all standards for the storage of blood products of the United
States Food and Drug Administration.