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H.R.235: Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.
Total Cosponsors 17 (9 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 13, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
  • Bill passed in the House   
  • Bill passed in the Senate   
  • Bill signed into law

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.)

Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a demonstration program for states with a shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs) to streamline state requirements and procedures to assist veterans who completed military EMT training while serving in the Armed Forces to meet state EMT certification, licensure, and other requirements.

Authorizations appropriations for this Act out of funding for area health education centers.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 13, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Feb. 12, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 12, 2013 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H442)
Feb. 12, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 235.
Feb. 12, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H442-443)
Feb. 12, 2013 Mr. Whitfield moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 4, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 3.
Feb. 4, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-5.
Jan. 18, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.