Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House amended (09/19/2012)

Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program consisting of awarding demonstration grants to states that demonstrate a shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to streamline state requirements and procedures in order to assist veterans who completed military EMT training while serving in the Armed Forces to meet state EMT certification, licensure, and other requirements.

Requires $1 million of the amount authorized to carry out the area health education center program to be authorized to carry out this Act for FY2013-FY2017.