Several bills that would allow EMS professionals to carry guns while on duty have been introduced in the 85th Texas Legislature. The Texas EMS Alliance has developed an official position on the issue: TEMSA First Responders Guns
Texas State Rep. Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound) introduced HB 1332, which would provide fuel tax relief to EMS agencies that provide 9-1-1 services for Texas communities. The Texas EMS Alliance strongly supports HB 1332. Click here for more information. First responders such as fire and police receive fuel tax relief. Also, the 2015 Texas Legislature […]
HB 237 by Springer Abstract: relating to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams.
HB 142 by Strickland Abstract: relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system.
HB 50 by Martinez Abstract: relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians.