2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Conference Report)

Emergency Medical Services Advisory Councils (language only)

Item 455.3 #3c

Item 455.3 #3c

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations

Page 217, after line 8, insert:
"QQQQ.  The provisions of Item 286 of Chapter 847 of the 2007 Acts of Assembly are repealed and reenacted as follows:
E.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law or regulations, the Board of Health shall not modify the geographic service areas of designated regional emergency medical services councils in effect on January 1, 2008, or make such modifications a criterion in approving or renewing applications for such designation or receiving and disbursing state funds."

(This amendment restricts the Board of Health from redistricting the regional emergency medical services councils to serve different geographical areas than are currently served by the councils. Further, the Board is precluded from making redistricting a condition of designation as a council or renewal of such designation, or as a condition of receiving state funding. This amendment will made to Item 286, Chapter 847 of the Acts of Assembly of 2007, during the enrolling of House Bill 29.)