SB 210 - FINAL VERSION
SENATE BILL 210
SPONSORS: Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Rep. Sykes, Graf. 13; Rep. Goley, Hills. 8; Rep. Knirk, Carr. 3; Rep. McMahon, Rock. 7
COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration
This bill makes certain reference changes and adds definitions of "telecommunicators" and "local dispatchers" to the law governing emergency medical and trauma services.
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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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
8May2019... 1376h 19-0866
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
(f)(1) "Critical incident stress management team member" or "team member" means an emergency services provider, including any law enforcement officer, sheriff or deputy sheriff, state police officer, civilian law enforcement employee, firefighter, civilian fire department employee, [and] emergency medical personnel, telecommunicators, and local dispatchers specially trained to provide critical incident stress management and crisis intervention services as a member of an organized and registered team.
(2) In this subparagraph:
(A) "Telecommunicator" means an employee of the department of safety, division of emergency services and communications who is responsible for receiving at the public safety answering point telephone calls made to E911 and transferring or relaying such calls to public or private safety agencies.
(B) "Local dispatcher" means a person who determines the location, status, and assistance required by callers and walk-in customers for public safety services and dispatches the appropriate police, fire, ambulance, or other units to provide needed emergency services at the state, city, town, or private emergency services level.
(b) All critical incident stress management team members, sworn or civilian, shall be designated by the police chief, sheriff, [commander] director of the division of state police, fire chief, or director of the division of emergency services and communications.
Approved: July 12, 2019
Effective Date: July 12, 2019
|Feb. 13, 2019||Senate||Hearing|
|Feb. 21, 2019||Senate||Floor Vote|
|April 3, 2019||House||Hearing|
|April 30, 2019||House||Exec Session|
|May 8, 2019||House||Floor Vote|
|Jan. 3, 2019||Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 4|
|Feb. 13, 2019||==TIME CHANGE== Hearing: 02/13/2019, Room 101, LOB, 11:30 am; SC 10|
|Feb. 21, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0511s, 02/21/2019; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 11|
|Feb. 21, 2019||Committee Amendment # 2019-0511s, AA, VV; 02/21/2019; SJ 6|
|Feb. 21, 2019||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0511s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/21/2019; SJ 6|
|March 20, 2019||Introduced 03/20/2019 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 11 P. 70|
|April 3, 2019||Public Hearing: 04/03/2019 01:30 pm LOB 306|
|April 30, 2019||Executive Session: 04/30/2019 10:00 am LOB 306|
|May 8, 2019||Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1376h for 05/08/2019 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 23 P. 5|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-1376h (Vote 19-0; CC)|
|May 8, 2019||Amendment # 2019-1376h: AA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 5|
|May 8, 2019||Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1376h: MA VV 05/08/2019 HJ 15 P. 5|
|June 13, 2019||Sen. Carson Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 06/13/2019; SJ 20|
|June 27, 2019||Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 53|
|June 27, 2019||Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21|
|July 12, 2019||Signed by the Governor on 07/12/2019; Chapter 245; Effective 07/12/2019|