Introduced Version




Citations Affected: IC 10-14-2-4; IC 16-31-3-7.

Synopsis: Emergency management and medical services. Makes certain changes to the law concerning state emergency management and emergency medical services.

Effective: July 1, 2005.


    January 6, 2005, read first time and referred to Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security.


First Regular Session 114th General Assembly (2005)

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    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning public safety.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 10-14-2-4; (05)IN1158.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 10-14-2-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 4. The agency shall do the following:
        (1) Coordinate the state's emergency plans.
        (2) Serve as the coordinating agency for all state efforts for:
             (A) preparedness for;
             (B) response to;
             (C) mitigation of; and
             (D) recovery from;
        emergencies and disasters.
        (3) Administer this article and IC 16-31.
        (4) Perform duties assigned to the agency by the governor.
SOURCE: IC 16-31-3-7; (05)IN1158.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 16-31-3-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 7. The commission may not withhold certification from a person providing emergency medical services that include extrication and rescue services because the person is not affiliated with a any of the following:
         (1) A hospital.
         (2) A law enforcement agency. or
         (3) A fire department.