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Minimum age change from 18 to 17 years of age

January 15, 2019 / Alain Jacon / News

Here is a link to the State Register:  Rule Making Activities.  The notice of adoption appears on page 13.

Here is a link to the adopted regulation on the DOH website: Emergency Medical Services Initial Certification Eligibility Requirements

Department of Health

NOTICE OF ADOPTION

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Initial Certification Eligibility Requirements

I.D. No. HLT-04-18-00010-A Filing No. 1204

Filing Date: 2018-12-24 Effective Date: 2019-01-09

PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THE State Administrative Pro-

cedure Act, NOTICE is hereby given of the following action:

Action taken: Amendment of sections 800.6 and 800.12 of Title 10 NYCRR.

Statutory authority: Public Health Law, section 3002

Subject: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Initial Certification Eligibility Requirements.

Purpose: To reduce the EMS certification eligibility minimum age from 18 to 17 years of age.

Text or summary was published in the January 24, 2018 issue of the Reg- ister, I.D. No. HLT-04-18-00010-P.

Final rule as compared with last published rule: No changes.

Revised rule making(s) were previously published in the State Register on October 17, 2018.

Text of rule and any required statements and analyses may be obtained from: Katherine Ceroalo, DOH, Bureau of Program Counsel, Reg. Affairs Unit, Room 2438, ESP Tower Building, Albany, NY 12237, (518) 473- 7488, email: regsqna@health.ny.gov

Initial Review of Rule

As a rule that does not require a RFA, RAFA or JIS, this rule will be initially reviewed in the calendar year 2023, which is no later than the 5th year after the year in which this rule is being adopted.

Assessment of Public Comment

The agency received no public comment.

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