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HB 0247 - Requirement to Fingerprint and Investigate EMS Personnel and Guardians
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Tracking Level: Support
Sponsor: Neal,Jay 1st
Last Action: 4/16/2012 - House Date Signed by Governor
State Code Titles: 31
House Committee: PS&HS
Senate Committee: H&HS
Assigned To:
Debra NesbitNext Bill
EMS/AmbulanceNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 247 allows applicants for initial licensure to request that a criminal history records check be conducted by a state or local law enforcement agency or by a private vendor approved by the department  This bill was amended in the Rules Committee to provide authority to the Firefighters Standards and Training Council to refuse to grant a certificate or to discipline a certified firefighter upon the determination that the applicant or firefighter has been convicted of a felony offense.  This bill also requires a criminal background check on potential guardians prior to appointment by the probate court to serve as a guardian by court order.  This bill was signed by the Governor on April 16, 2012.

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