TX House Considers Tuition Relief Bill for EMS

This morning, a Texas House of Representatives committee will consider HB 3273 (Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin), which would provide tuition relief to some EMS personnel. TEMSA members will be supporting the legislation this morning.  Click here to read TEMSA’s support letter and learn more: HB 3273 TEMSA Support Letter

TEMSA Supports Interstate Compact Bill – HB 2498

On Tuesday, the House Public Health Committee will consider HB 2498, which add Texas to the list of states that approve an interstate licensure compact bill for EMS personnel. TEMSA board members Ryan Matthews of Trans Star Ambulance and Butch Oberhoff of Acadian Ambulance will testify on behalf of TEMSA. Click here to read TEMSA’s support […]

Movement for Bills Addressing EMS Personnel & Bodily Fluids

On Tuesday, the Texas House Urban Affairs Committee will consider HB 2770 (Rep. Mando Martinez, D-Weslaco), which would give EMS personnel access to timely information regarding bodily fluids that they may encounter during the scope of their work. SB 1574, the Senate companion bill (Senator Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio), was heard in a Senate committee […]