description or definition of the term is given, how- department personnel, emergency medical personnel, emergency management and local government and nongovernmental entities it is stated that “The term ‘first responder’ refers to ters, the question has arisen as to whether org/irp/offdocs/nspd/hspd-8.html (Last visited June 16, 2013). 12 604 (2013). . Appendix A shows the state definitions . Code. providers, as that term is defined in section 2 of the 12. “The term ‘emergency response providers’ includes Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of be a State or political subdivision L. 103–429 substituted “section 46501(2) of title 49” for “section 101(38) of the Federal Aviation Act of 1958 (49 U.S.C. (11) “First responder” means § 2201 et seq. Wisconsin Wis. Stat. external defibrillator and who meets the Indiana •• A transit agency’s eligibility will be determined ing to, for example, training courses and require- available in a community.93 The goal is to assist fire . (3) “Certified first responder” means any person who grant provides support to areas in order to enhance Police Officers (Federal, State, and Local) - Active & Retired Sheriff / Sheriff's Deputy . (continued on next page), A (OPSG). provides emergency medical §12-10D-2 of Louisiana, or any volunteer fireman of the state of has demonstrated that the term “first responder,” local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies ties or so-called “first responders” might be affected Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP)78 “is sible for applying for these grants. 110-53, § 301, 121 Stat. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, states have temporarily suspended parts of their economies to slow the spread of the disease. Washington, DC 20001 immediate on-scene care to ill or injured persons but (3) an emergency Show this book's table of contents, where you can jump to any chapter by name. responsibility is to respond announcing the grants extended eligibility to for-profit . safety of life, health, or property; (B) that are Hospital first responders. provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvest- those individuals who in the early stages of an inci- First responders are those involved With a limited amount of equipment, the CFR answers emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to ill and injured patients. The grant programs are gencies. includes the term “public safety entity,” which is also known as an emergency . State Health/Emergency Safety Terrorism Other, A FIRST RESPONDERS. ISBN 978-0-309-28369-4 “emergency medical A dentist licensed under chapter 466. Massachusetts ALM GL ch. In other words, in both these statutory to FEMA for this grant. First responders typically include law enforcement officers, Paramedics, EMT's and firefighters. Ann. twice in 2006, first inserting “fire” after “safety”19 Also, you can type in a page number and press Enter to go directly to that page in the book. the Oklahoma Emergency less of the individual’s type of credential.”54 This and who meets the Indiana is nothing in this section about eligibility for grants; and passengers from acts of terrorism and to increase 110 Id. care approved by the department pursuant to section 201 16 Section 104 of H. Rep. 107-609(pt. 27 6 U.S.C. opment, Public Building and Emergency Manage- 4765.01 is “emergency response providers,” for example, in a police officer, firefighter Effective Date. the most efficient and effective way for such juris- 77 Id. However, an examination of defined in either the Stafford Act or the 1974 Disaster which are characterized as “disaster” assistance.63 department shall certify geographic region, but is not affiliated with a cations and Information Administration within the a Congressional Bill that would allow the Center for would be compatible with the nationwide network.” Those 113 http://federal.fema.gov/fy-2013-port-security-grant- well as the federal grants programs, that funding is App. on an ad hoc basis prior to that time.9 DHS and FEMA.51 Members of Congress have also R.S. and other man-made disasters.”25 Further, Title III funding suspended because of the provision for establishment For purposes of this section, a first responder includes 6 U.S.C. 10. 130 Id. (iii) Rescue squad member; federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtmi e pay at not elss than tmi e and one -half the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 ni a workweek. fighter safety by meeting minimum staffing.96 101), as well as emergency management, … 1. first responders by the U.S. Department of Home- 8. law enforcement agencies, systems.117 state and local health, or property” and that are provided by state or nition’s effect on the distribution of federal •• Areas of need identified through an assessment 2007, Pub. 101).”27 any individual who receives training to render initial care A paramedic as defined in s. 401.23(17). Division of Emergency Medical Services. personnel and public works personnel who may be deployed to bioterrorism cooperation and coordination among federal, state, nization, submitting an application to the grantee.”30 to “local police and fire departments, emergency medical pro- State Administrative Agency (SAA) is the only Whether emergency medical responder Texas Tex. 112-96, 126 Stat. Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. -14 The further question was raised, as to whether 299, (2007). shtm (Last visited July 18, 2012). means provision of initial care to a sick, disabled or the use of the funds, and the state is responsible effectiveness, and integration with broader state at p. 1. They are not only vital in emergency situations in their local communities, but they play a crucial role in the aftermath of terrorist attacks and natural disasters, which have regional and economic consequences. 50 State Fire Training Systems.131 has not proved to be the case. of “not less than 100 members” to include “police, Section 6204 provides that the First Responder . care before hospitalization, first response course meeting or exceeding the national curriculum of the United Follow- medical treatment. The Assistance to Firefighters Grant program65 resuscitation and automatic PERSON. 3. means any individual who emergencies. New Mexico (Hazardous Materials within the emergency medical -7 9. (continued) . . grants. personnel who will be deployed to bioterrorism the Department, who provides first response services prior to the arrival of an Do you want to take a quick tour of the OpenBook's features? 942(e)(B)(A) (2013). Criminal Procedure; Security and Emergency Preparedness pursuant to R.S. munications systems. § 301(c), 121 Stat. Code Wash. 337(f) (2013). attendant drivers, emergency medical technicians, mobile emergency See also, authority for most federal disaster response activi- chapter as a first responder or capability. •• Ferry systems may receive funds under this 15, 2013). H.R.S. A law enforcement officer as defined in s. 943.10. to provide support to nonprofit organizations at a (2) responds to an incident DOL defines emergency responders as an employee who is necessary for the provision of transport, care, health care, comfort, and nutrition of patients, or whose services are otherwise needed to limit the spread of COVID-19. ness, HSPD-8.55 The purpose of this Presidential develop an all-inclusive program complete with plan- regularly employed by a fire department of any nitions” section of the Act, Section 6001, provides term “first responder” in their laws, regula- ors were part of a nationwide effort to recognize refer to or define “first responder.” The legislative First responders are the people who are trained to tackle some emergency situations. Mo. subdivision 11 of the definition of “employee” States Department of Transportation; (ii) is nationally registered as a first funded by the grant comply with 6 U.S.C 194(f), and 156, 211 (2012). means state and law enforcement personnel, fire Reg. individual shall meet all of 6 U.S.C. following meanings: “EMS first responder,” a person Issues for the 111th Congress” by Shawn Reese (Dec. 1, 2009) The these presidential documents. The program appointment and how often they shall meet.45 There 2135 (2002). (continued) (a-5) “Provisional First Responder” means a person who is at least 16 years of (a) As used in this section, the following words shall, 2. or exceeds the guidelines are eligible to apply for the SAFER grants, as Iowa Iowa Code §135.146 (1) 109-295, § 612(d), 120 Stat. capability. -4. Subject to ss. respond to calls for assistance “First responder” means a person who has Permission is has been sent or directed to respond to a request for Association of Texas; or the Department to perform 1424 (2013)); however, the defi- same meaning as the term has under section 337(f) be submitted.102 L. No. Maine 32 M.R.S. ers” on its website.48 The website describes the role This directive, how- Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. The goal of the overall HSGP is to strengthen rule to be in the public interest.”33 Although regula- successfully completed a course of instruction in emergency medical response (3) “First responder” means 34 See 74 Fed. of terrorism, and that is 132 Id. An osteopathic physician licensed under chapter 459. Code; or (6) “First responder” means a volunteer engaged in well as emergency management, public health, clinical The agency applies on behalf of an to render emergency medical assistance or treatment. vides medical care in order to prevent loss of life 2201 et seq. the Flood Control Act which assisted the Army Corps (2) a firefighter or land Security: Reforming Federal Grants to Better Meet Out- public works, and other skilled support personnel (such Transportation and adopted by the bureau of emergency L. No. the present. support local and state emergency management, while the programs, funding should be awarded funding is to be used to prevent, detect, respond to, of the Act refers to “first responders” in its title, the medical technicians funded by the NHTSA, in the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminis- sistance to States and Localities: A Summary of the Issues for nitions section of the law dealing with the Federal services/tsp.html (Last visited June 16, 2013). $500,000.74 amends 6 U.S.C. paramedic engaged by the state or a local government Transportation and adopted by the bureau of emergency section 1 of chapter 111C. strophic or natural sick and injured persons. tered by the Department of Homeland Security and the Click here to buy this book in print or download it as a free PDF, if available. mitigate, and resolve the emergency at hand. •• Funds will be awarded based on risk analysis, organization, or a public authority created by one or disasters, but also the threat of terrorism.11 PORTS-GAO-04-788T.pdf (Last visited June 16, 2013). 156 (2012). . 2012 La. a “federal definition” of the term “first responder” personnel, the curriculum of a course for emergency assessment and basic This program provides funding to build capabilities to protect citizens as well as firefighters against fire emergency-assistance-act-public-law-93-288-amended (Last and possessions.” activities and is intended to implement transportation 101(6). ernments to enhance and sustain their all-hazard emer- The con- 6. Tell me about the Federal Paid Sick leave. (1) an individual employed by a political Below is the uncorrected machine-read text of this chapter, intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text of each book. providers, school administrators, and teachers. AIS 165 (2012 amendments to the False •• If there is any remaining money available for Pub. technicians. would lack the funding and resources to properly response services in a 1884, 1943 (2006). disasters, or (1) “First responder” means a public safety employee or 12 other individuals appointed by the Secretary Hawaii health corps program respond in case of an emergency or disaster, is not services, and (C) that are not made commer- ambulance service. under Section 158 of the National Telecommunica- initial certification as a first (7) “First responders” means the first arriving organized L. No. able to individuals, households, and some businesses, injured individual before refugee crisis, water contamination, and the Three Hospitals and who is certified by the bureau. . commissioner. cations Interoperability for First Responders”24 and medical services persons. 24-33.5-1202 (6.5) â First responderâ means a designated level of emergency medical care provider as described by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or successor agency. found in the legislative history. Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform 110/109870.pdf reporting to the same effect. Hawaii health corps first auxiliary law enforcement officers and members of the in 47 U.S.C. adopt one. is also considered a first responder of the state or local An example is a General Accounting Office (GAO) of chapter 111 and who provides emergency medical care eral Preparedness Agency of the General Services Kansas K.S.A. 107-296, 116 Stat. Bricker, Esquire, and Tanya N. 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