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NAEMT Opposes California Bill AB 2293 Which Would Permit Convicted Felons To Become EMTs

Jun 29, 2018

In separate letters to the California Senate, Assembly and Governor's office, NAEMT expressed opposition to California Legislature bill, AB 2293, which would amend Health and Safety Code Section 1798.200 to permit convicted felons, except when convicted of rape or murder, to obtain an EMT-I or EMT-II license. The bill also severely restricts the ability of the CA Emergency Medical Service Authority and local EMS agencies to protect the public health and safety by denying licenses to applicants or imposing disciplinary action against EMT-ls or EMT-lls.

CA Senate Letter   CA Assembly Letter   CA Governor Letter