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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1665        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2099

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An act to improve emergency medical services training.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1665        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2099

By Mr. Toomey of Cambridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2099) of Timothy J. Toomey, Jr. relative to emergency medical services training.  Public Health. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1533 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An act to improve emergency medical services training.

 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Section 1. Subsection (a) of section 19 of Chapter 111C of the General Laws as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting, after clause (3), the following 3 clauses:-

              (3a) falsify an attendance sheet for an instructional course, training, or refresher training. Any person who violates this clause shall immediately lose the certification and forfeit any increase in salary attached to the certification.

              (3b) register or enroll in an instructional course, training, or refresher training that has not been properly certified, accredited or approved by the department. Any person who violates this clause shall immediately lose the certification and forfeit any increase in salary attached to the certification.

              (3c)  willfully and knowingly fraudulently obtain certification, a license, or other designation under the emergency medical services system or willfully and knowingly assist another in fraudulently obtaining a certification, license, or other designation. A violation of this clause shall be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or by imprisonment for not more than 1 year.

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