H.R.2853 - Emergency Medic Transition (EMT) Act of 2011112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23] (Introduced 09/07/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||09/20/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2853 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/07/2011)
Emergency Medic Transition (EMT) Act of 2011 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants to state emergency medical services offices or other state entities with jurisdiction over emergency medical personnel to provide for the expedited training and licensing, as emergency medical technicians (EMTs), of veterans who received training as EMTs while serving in the Armed Forces.
Directs an eligible entity to give priority to providing training to individuals who will serve as EMTs in areas that provide a high volume of emergency medical services and trauma care.