Honorable Dianne White Delisi, Chair, House Committee on Public Health
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2827 by Taylor (Relating to rules regarding anaphylaxis treatment provided by emergency medical services personnel.), As Introduced
The bill would amend the Health and Safety Code to require the Texas Board of Health, when adopting minimum standards for emergency medical services that an emergency medical service (EMS) vehicle be equipped with an epinephrine injector or similar device to treat anaphylaxis and that EMS personnel complete continuing education training in the administration of anaphylaxis treatment.
The bill would take effect immediately if it were to receive the required two-thirds vote in each house; otherwise, it would take effect September 1, 2007.
JOB, CL, DB