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Volume 40 - Issue 30 - July 29, 2021

State of Kansas

Board of Emergency Medical Services

Notice of Hearing on Proposed Administrative Regulations

A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 29, 2021, in Room 509 of the Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Topeka, Kansas, to consider the adoption of proposed administrative regulations of the Board of Emergency Medical Services on a permanent basis.

This 60-day notice of the public hearing shall constitute a public comment period for the purpose of receiving written public comments on the proposed amendments to the regulations. All interested parties may submit written comments prior to the hearing to the Board of Emergency Medical Services, Landon State Office Building, 900 SW Jackson, Room 1031, Topeka, KS 66612 or by email to Joseph.House@ks.gov. All interested parties will be given a reasonable opportunity to present their views orally on the adoption of the proposed amendments to the regulations during the public hearing. In order to provide all parties an opportunity to present their views, it may be necessary to request that each participant limit any oral presentations to five minutes.

Any individual with a disability may request an accommodation in order to participate in the public hearing and may request the proposed regulations and economic impact statements in an accessible format. Requests for accommodation should be made at least five working days in advance of the hearing by contacting Suzette Smith at 785-296-7296 (or TTY 1-800-766-3777). Handicapped parking is located in front of and to the north of the Landon State Office Building.

Summaries of the proposed regulations follow.

K.A.R. 109-3-3, Emergency medical responder; authorized activities, is an existing regulation that further defines the authorized activities for the emergency medical responder.

K.A.R. 109-3-5, Advanced emergency medical technician; authorized activities, is an existing regulation that further defines the authorized activities for the advanced emergency medical technician.

Both regulations are being amended to reflect changes in their approved medication list.

There is no anticipated economic impact to any governmental agency or unit or to the general public in the adoption of these revised regulations.

Copies of the complete regulations and the complete economic impact statements may be obtained from the Board of Emergency Medical Services at the contact information above or can be accessed at http://www.ksbems.org.

Joseph House
Executive Director

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