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SB-535 Commission on Emergency Medical Services.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 1799.2 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:

1799.2.
 The commission shall consist of 18 20  members appointed as follows:
(a) One full-time physician and surgeon, whose primary practice is emergency medicine, appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules from a list of three names submitted by the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
(b) One physician and surgeon, who is a trauma surgeon, appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly from a list of three names submitted by the California Chapter northern and southern California chapters  of the American College of Surgeons.
(c) One physician and surgeon appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules from a list of three names submitted by the California Medical Association.
(d) One county health officer appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the California Conference of Local Health Officers.
(e) One registered nurse, who is currently, or has been previously, authorized as a mobile intensive care nurse and who is knowledgeable in state emergency medical services programs and issues, appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the Emergency Nurses Association.
(f) One full-time paramedic or EMT-II, who is not employed as a full-time peace officer, appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules from a list of three names submitted by the California Rescue and Paramedic Association.
(g) One prehospital emergency medical service provider from the private sector, appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly from a list of three names submitted by the California Ambulance Association.
(h) One management member of an entity providing fire protection and prevention services appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the California Fire Chiefs Association.
(i) One physician and surgeon who is board prepared or board certified in the specialty of emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and who is knowledgeable in state emergency medical services programs and issues appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.
(j) One hospital administrator of a base hospital who is appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the California Association of Hospitals and Health Systems.
(k) One full-time peace officer, who is either an EMT-II or a paramedic, who is appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the California Peace Officers Officers’  Association.
(l) Two public members who have experience in local EMS  emergency medical services (EMS)  policy issues, at least one of whom resides in a rural area as defined by the authority, and who are appointed by the Governor.
(m) One administrator from a local EMS agency appointed by the Governor from a list of four names submitted by the Emergency Medical Services Administrator’s Administrators’  Association of California.
(n) One medical director of a local EMS agency who is an active member of the Emergency Medical Directors Association of California and who is appointed by the Governor.
(o) One person appointed by the Governor, who is an active member of the California State Firemen’s Firefighters’  Association.
(p) One person who is employed by the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL-FIRE) appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the California Professional Firefighters.
(q) One person who is employed by a city, county, or special district that provides fire protection appointed by the Governor from a list of three names submitted by the California Professional Firefighters.
(r) One air ambulance representative appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules from a list of three names submitted by the California Association of Air Medical Services.
(s) One representative from a public agency that provides air rescue and transport to be appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.