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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Paramedic licensing. Provides for the licensure of paramedics by the emergency medical services commission. Establishes qualifications and requirements for a licensed paramedic. Makes it a Class B misdemeanor to practice as a paramedic without a license. Allows individuals who were certified paramedics under the former law to continue practicing until July 1, 2013, but makes them subject to the license requirement as of that date. Makes conforming changes. Replaces definitions of "paramedic" with definitions of "licensed paramedic".