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Introduced Version House Concurrent Resolution 81 History

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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 81

(By Delegates Morgan, Stephens, Argento, Butcher, Givens, Hall, Hartman, Hatfield, Martin, D. Poling, Ross, Skaff, Staggers, Swartzmiller, Talbott, Azinger, Cowles, McGeehan, C. Miller, and Porter)


[Originating in the Committee on Government Organization;

April 6, 2009.]

Requesting that the Joint Committee on Government and Finance authorize a study on the West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services.

W HEREAS , The Board regulating West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services has over 10,000 actively licensed persons in 2009; and
Whereas, The West Virginia Offices of Emergency Medical Service's purpose is to protect the public by setting standards of qualification, education, training and experience for those who seek licensure and to promote high standards of professional and ethical performance for those engaged in the profession; and
Whereas, The Legislature is committed to protecting the public through the licensure and regulation of professions and occupations in this state; and
Whereas, The West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services is tasked with the responsibility of clinical care coordination, WVPreMIS implementation, disaster operations, threat preparedness activities and EMS for Children (EMS-C); and
Whereas, The Operations Section assists EMS agencies and other public health entities in planning for and responding to disasters, MCIs, and special events; and
Whereas,
The statute governing the Office of Emergency Medical Services should be reviewed to consider any appropriate and necessary revisions to the laws and rules governing these professions ; therefore be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to
authorize a study on the Emergency Medical Service Act; and be it,
Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the Regular Session of the Legislature, 2010, on its findings, conclusions and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Legislative expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.
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