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Legislative Issues/Reports

Current pending legislation related to EMS (3-1-2014)

House Bill HB1807 / Senate Bill SB2029 (as amended) – expands environment for EMS providers and clarifies non-emergency care. SIGNED BY GOVERNOR ON 4-16-2014 AND BECOMES EFFECTIVE 7-1-2014

03-12-2014 – SB2029 passes in Health & Welfare committee.

Up for vote in full Senate on 03-17-2014 at 4:00 pm CST (ROLLED)

Rolled to next full Senate vote on 3-20-2014 at 9:00 am CST

3-20-2014 Full Senate adjourned before hearing all bills

Up for vote in full Senate on 3-24-2014 = PASSED in Senate

4-7-2014 Sent to Governor for signature


03-11-2014 – HB1807 passes in Health sub-committee.

Up for vote in Health committee on 03-19-2014 at 1:30 pm CST

3-19-2014 passed Health Committee – forwarded to Rules Committee

3-20-2014 passed Rules Committee

Up for vote in full House on 3-27-2014 – PASSED in House


Lobbyist Report

The link below provides the most recent legislative report from McMahan/Winstead:

Legislative Report 4-18-14

Legislative Report 1-30-14

Legislative Report 1-24-14

Legislative Report 1-11-14

Legislative Report 2-28-13

Legislative Report 3-28-13

Legislative Report 7-31-13

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