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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • The house Passed February 12th, 2013
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJanuary 14th, 2013

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Title

Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013

Official Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians.

Summary

Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a demonstration program for states with a shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to streamline state requirements and procedures to assist veterans who completed military EMT training while serving in the Armed Forces to meet state EMT certification, licensure, and other requirements. Authorizations appropriations for this Act out of funding for area health education centers.

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