SB 374 - FINAL VERSION
SENATE BILL 374
SPONSORS: Sen. Kahn, Dist 10; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
05/10/2018 1953EBA 18-2969
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen
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.
(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.
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.
Approved: June 08, 2018
Effective Date: August 07, 2018
|Feb. 7, 2018||Senate||Hearing|
|Feb. 15, 2018||Senate||Floor Vote|
|March 28, 2018||House||Hearing|
|April 3, 2018||House||Exec Session|
|April 19, 2018||House||Floor Vote|
|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|