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AB-2293 Emergency medical services: report.(2017-2018)



As Amends the Law Today
As Amends the Law on Nov 08, 2018


SECTION 1.

 Section 1797.229 is added to the Health and Safety Code, to read:

1797.229.
 (a) Each local EMS agency and other certifying entities shall annually submit to the authority, by July 1 of each year, data on the approval or denial of EMT-I or EMT-II applicants. The data submitted to the authority shall include, at a minimum, all of the following information with respect to the preceding calendar year:
(1) The total number of applicants who applied for initial certification.
(2) The total number of applicants with a prior criminal conviction who applied for initial certification.
(3) The number of applicants who were denied, the number of applicants who were approved, and the number of applicants who were approved with restrictions.
(4) The number of applicants with a prior criminal conviction who were denied, the number of applicants with a prior criminal conviction who were approved, and the number of applicants with a prior criminal conviction who were approved with restrictions.
(5) The reason or reasons stated for denying an applicant with a prior criminal conviction, or the reason or reasons stated for approving with restrictions an applicant with a prior criminal conviction.
(6) The restrictions imposed on approved applicants with a prior criminal conviction, and the duration of those imposed restrictions.
(7) Race, ethnicity, gender, and age demographic data for all applicants who were denied, approved, or approved with restrictions.
(b) The authority shall annually report to the commission on the extent to which prior criminal history may be an obstacle to certification as an EMT-I or EMT-II. The authority shall annually submit the same report to the Legislature, in compliance with Section 9795 of the Government Code, and shall make the report easily accessible on the authority’s Internet Web site.
(c) Data submitted to the authority pursuant to subdivision (a) and the reports described in subdivision (b) shall not contain any personal identifying information of the EMT-I or EMT-II applicants.
(d) This section shall become inoperative on July 1, 2024, and, as of January 1, 2025, is repealed.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.