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HF 85

2nd Engrossment - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 05/15/2019 04:14pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 01/17/2019
1st Engrossment Posted on 02/25/2019
2nd Engrossment Posted on 05/13/2019

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A bill for an act
relating to health; authorizing the Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board
to propose guidelines authorizing patient-assisted medication administration in
emergencies.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginGUIDELINES AUTHORIZING PATIENT-ASSISTED MEDICATION
ADMINISTRATION IN EMERGENCIES.
new text end

new text begin (a) Within the limits of the board's available appropriation, the Emergency Medical
Services Regulatory Board shall propose guidelines authorizing EMTs, AEMTs, and
paramedics certified under Minnesota Statutes, section 144E.28, to assist a patient in
emergency situations with administering prescription medications that are:
new text end

new text begin (1) carried by a patient;
new text end

new text begin (2) intended to treat adrenal insufficiency or other rare conditions that require emergency
treatment with a previously prescribed medication;
new text end

new text begin (3) intended to treat a specific life-threatening condition; and
new text end

new text begin (4) administered via routes of delivery that are within the scope of training of the EMT,
AEMT, or paramedic.
new text end

new text begin (b) The Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board shall submit the proposed
guidelines and draft legislation as necessary to the chairs and ranking minority members of
the legislative committees with jurisdiction over health care by January 1, 2020.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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