12/11/20: PENDING NEW JERSEY LEGISLATION OF INTEREST TO EMS:
Requires issuance of temporary emergency medical services certifications under certain circumstances.
Revises workers' compensation coverage for certain injuries to volunteer and professional public safety and law enforcement personnel.
Establishes staffing requirements for certain emergency medical services.
Revises requirements and training standards for first responders under New Jersey Highway Traffic Safety Act of 1987.
Section 34:15-7.3 - Worker's compensation for injury, death occurring while responding to law enforcement, public safety, medical emergency.
Ordinance: Fine if called for non-emergency transport
NJ S2008: Establishes mutual aid assistance request protocols for 9-1-1 ambulance dispatchers.
NJ A309: Requires certain local and State government entities to issue certain emergency and warning light permits.
NJ A311: Requires MVC to accept emergency medical technician and paramedic certification cards as two points of documentation for purposes of MVC identification verification program.
NJ A364: Provides for reciprocity of certain out-of-State EMT certification.
NJ A507: Authorizes reimbursement for EMT training from EMT Training Fund for certain volunteer firefighters.
NJ A709: Allows certain volunteer firefighters, rescue and first aid squad members to claim $5,000 income tax deduction.
NJ A912: Provides personal exemption under gross income tax for certain members of volunteer fire departments and first aid squads.
4/12/18: PASSED NEW JERSEY LEGISLATION OF INTEREST TO EMS:
NJ A1605: Requires professionals certifying death to perform any testing and related actions necessary for survivors to claim State and federal benefits.