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Senate Bill 0285


Senate Bill 0285

ARCHIVE (2006)

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DIGEST OF SB 285 (Updated February 16, 2006 3:27 pm - DI 103)


Emergency management. Provides that vehicles owned by the department of homeland security (department), county emergency management organizations, and interjurisdictional disaster agencies may be designated as emergency vehicles. Requires the department to establish a program to certify emergency management organizations and professional emergency managers. Requires a county emergency management organization or an interjurisdictional disaster agency in which a county participates to be certified as an emergency management organization. Provides for the establishment of an interjurisdictional disaster agency advisory council. Provides for the appointment of representatives from certain organizations and units of government to a county emergency management advisory council and an interjurisdictional disaster agency advisory council. Requires a county emergency management director to be certified as a professional emergency manager. Provides that a county may establish a county emergency operations center. Provides that the establishment and maintenance of a county emergency operations center is funded through distributions from emergency telephone system fees and the wireless emergency telephone system fund.
    Current Status:
     Defeated - 2nd House
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