HB1749 Allows fire protection districts to provide nonemergency ambulance service upon voter approval.
Sponsor: Foley, James Michael (81) Effective Date:00/00/0000
CoSponsor: Murray, Dana L. (69) LR Number: 3782L.01I
Last Action: COMMITTEE: LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RELATED MATTERS
02/29/2000 - Executive Session Held (H)
VOTED DO PASS
HB1749
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
Calendar:Bill currently not on calendar
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COMMITTEE

HB 1749 -- AMBULANCE SERVICE

CO-SPONSORS:  Foley, Murray

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass" by the Committee on Local
Government and Related Matters by a vote of 20 to 0.

This bill allows fire protection districts which provide
emergency ambulance service, upon voter approval, to also
provide nonemergency ambulance service and to charge a fee which
is deemed reasonable and customary by the Health Care Financing
Administration.  The fee may be periodically adjusted by the
Health Care Financing Administration.  The fire district may
only charge the fee for nonemergency ambulance service and may
not use other fire district funds for the service.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this bill allows for a
reasonable fee for providing a needed service.

Testifying for the bill were Representative Foley; Missouri
State Council of Firefighters; and Central Jackson County Fire
Department.

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Steve Bauer, Legislative Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1749 -- Ambulance Service

Co-Sponsors:  Foley, Murray

This bill allows, upon voter approval, fire protection districts
which provide emergency ambulance service to also provide
nonemergency ambulance service and to charge a fee which is
deemed reasonable and customary by the Health Care Financing
Administration.  The fee may be periodically adjusted by the
Health Care Financing Administration.  The fire district may
only charge the fee for nonemergency ambulance service and may
not use other fire district funds for the service.


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