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Introduced in Senate (05/23/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1060


To amend the Public Health Service Act to facilitate emergency medical services personnel training and certification curriculums for military veterans.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

May 23, 2013

Ms. Klobuchar (for herself and Mr. Enzi) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to facilitate emergency medical services personnel training and certification curriculums for military veterans.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Veterans to Paramedics Transition Act”.

SEC. 2. Grants for Emergency Medical Services Personnel Training for Veterans.

Section 330J(c) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 254c–15(c)) is amended—

(1) in paragraph (7), by striking “and” at the end;

(2) in paragraph (8), by striking the period and inserting “; and”; and

(3) by adding at the end the following:

“(9) provide to military veterans required coursework and training that take into account, and are not duplicative of, previous medical coursework and training received when such veterans were active members of the Armed Forces, to enable such veterans to satisfy emergency medical services personnel certification requirements, as determined by the appropriate State regulatory entity.”.