HB 694 – First Responders/Medical POAs Required

HB 694 – First Responders/Medical POAs Required

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Jeffrey McNeely (R-Iredell); Rep. John Faircloth (R-Guildford); Rep. Charles Miller (R-Brunswick, New Hanover); Rep. Allen McNeill (R-Moore, Randolph)

 

Summary

This bill requires employing authorities of first responders to require each first responder in its employment to have a valid medical power of attorney to ensure that every first responder receives prompt and appropriate medical care under any circumstance when the first responder becomes incapacitated or is otherwise unable to give medical consent for treatment.

 

Movement

Filed – 4/27/2021

 
 

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