SB374 (2018) Detail

Relative to adoption of emergency medical and trauma services protocols.


CHAPTER 218

SB 374 - FINAL VERSION

 

19Apr2018... 1331h

05/10/2018   1953EBA

 

2018 SESSION

18-2969

05/04

 

SENATE BILL 374

 

AN ACT relative to adoption of emergency medical and trauma services protocols.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill exempts the adoption of emergency medical and trauma services protocols from the rulemaking process under RSA 541-A.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19Apr2018... 1331h

05/10/2018   1953EBA 18-2969

05/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to adoption of emergency medical and trauma services protocols.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

218:1  Emergency Medical and Trauma Services; Powers and Duties of the Coordinating Board.  Amend RSA 153-A:4, VI to read as follows:

VI.  Approve statewide trauma policies[,] and procedures[, and protocols] of the statewide trauma system and the establishment of minimum standards for system performance and patient care proposed by the commissioner prior to their adoption under RSA 541-A and approve statewide trauma protocols prior to their adoption under RSA 153-A:20-a.

218:2  New Paragraph; Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Coordinating Board; Hearing Prior to Recommendation of Minimum Standards or Protocols.  Amend RSA 153-A:4 by inserting after paragraph VI the following new paragraph:

VI-a.  Prior to any final vote regarding minimum standards or protocols:

(a)  Provide notice of the proposed action to fire and emergency medical service members.

(b)  Allow a 60-day period for the receipt of written comments on the proposal.

(c)  Hold public hearings, one in the daytime hours and another during the evening hours, in such a way as to maximize input from fire and emergency medical service members.

218:3  Emergency Medical Services Medical Control Board; Submission of Protocols.  Amend RSA 153-A:5, III(d) to read as follows:

(d)  Submitting to the commissioner standardized protocols concerning patient care to consider for adoption as rules[,] pursuant to RSA 153-A:20-a, which shall be exempt from RSA 541-A and which shall address prerequisites within protocols governing their use by providers, living wills established under RSA 137-H, durable powers of attorney for health care established under RSA 137-J, and patient-requested, physician generated orders relative to resuscitation.

218:4  New Section; Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Protocols.  Amend RSA 153-A by inserting after section 20 the following new section:

153-A:20-a  Emergency Medical and Trauma Services Protocols.  The commissioner shall adopt rules, which shall be exempt from the provisions of RSA 541-A, relative to protocols approved and issued by the emergency medical services medical control board for provision of emergency medical care, which shall address living wills established under RSA 137-J, durable powers of attorney for health care established under RSA 137-J, and patient-requested, physician generated orders relative to resuscitation.

218:5  Repeal.  RSA 153-A:20, II, relative to adoption of emergency medical and trauma services protocols under RSA 541-A, is repealed.

218:6  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: August 07, 2018

Links

SB374 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 7, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 15, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 28, 2018 House Hearing
April 3, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB374 Revision: 4124 Date: June 13, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
SB374 Revision: 3780 Date: May 15, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
SB374 Revision: 3497 Date: April 19, 2018, 11:42 a.m.
SB374 Revision: 2567 Date: Dec. 12, 2017, 1:33 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 1
Feb. 7, 2018 Hearing: 02/07/2018, Room 101, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 6
Feb. 15, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 02/15/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 7
Feb. 15, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/15/2018; SJ 4
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 7 P. 51
March 28, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/28/2018 11:00 AM LOB 306
April 3, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 04/03/2018 10:00 AM LOB 306
April 3, 2018 Executive Session: 04/03/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1331h (Vote 18-0; CC)
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1331h for 04/19/2018 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 15 P. 5
April 19, 2018 Amendment # 2018-1331h: AA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 5
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1331h: MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 5
May 2, 2018 Sen. Carson Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1953e: AA VV 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1953e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/10/2018); SJ 18
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
June 8, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2018; Chapter 0218; Effective 08/07/2018