Bill Details - SB210 (2019)

SB 210 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

02/21/2019   0511s

8May2019... 1376h

2019 SESSION

19-0866

01/06

 

SENATE BILL 210

 

AN ACT relative to emergency medical and trauma services.

 

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

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/21/2019   0511s

8May2019... 1376h 19-0866

01/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to emergency medical and trauma services.

 

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

 

1  Emergency Medical and Trauma Services; Critical Incident Intervention and Management.  Amend RSA 153-A:17-a, I(f) to read as follows:

(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.

2  Emergency Medical and Trauma Services; Critical Incident Intervention and Management.  Amend RSA 153-A:17-a, II(b) to read as follows:

(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.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect upon its passage.

Docket

Date Status
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
May 8, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-1376h: MA VV 05/08/2019

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2019 Senate Hearing
Feb. 21, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
April 3, 2019 House Hearing
April 30, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
May 8, 2019 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB210 Revision: 5176 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 10:20 a.m.
SB210 Revision: 5378 Date: Feb. 21, 2019, 11:29 a.m.
SB210 Revision: 5879 Date: May 8, 2019, 11:48 a.m.