02RS SB196


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SB 196/LM (BR 2261) - L. Casebier

     AN ACT relating to emergency medical services.
     Amend KRS 311.658 to permit emergency medical technician-basic providers and paramedics to administer epinephrine for allergic reactions under medical protocol of the licensed ambulance service; create a new section of KRS 311.652 to 311.658 to require ambulance providers to stock epinephrine and administration supplies on ambulances and to establish medical protocols for treatment of allergic reactions.


     HFA (1, J. Comer) - Permit an ambulance provider or EMS provider to refuse to transport from 1 medical facility to another a patient who has presented with a mental condition that has involved a physical or verbal threat to the patient or to any other person.

     HFA (2, J. Barrows) - Attach provisions of HB 359 except for provisions creating civil penalty for non-compliance.

     HFA (3/Title, J. Barrows) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 13-introduced in Senate
     Feb 15-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Feb 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 28-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 4-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 6, 2002
     Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 7-received in House
     Mar 8-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Mar 11-posted in committee
     Mar 13-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 18, 2002; floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 18-floor amendment (3-title) filed
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 98-0
     Mar 26-received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 160)

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