Active & Past Legislation
2021 Assembly Bill 17 / Senate Bill 11
PTSD for Career Police and Fire, but not EMS nor volunteers.
Signed into Law
Changes the conditions of liability for worker's compensation benefits for a law enforcement officer or a fire fighter diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) but omits the same protection for EMS professionals and volunteers.
2021 Assembly Bill 763 / Senate Bill 736
Enter WI into the EMS COMPACT/ REPLICA
Public Hearing Scheduled
This bill ratifies and enters Wisconsin into the Emergency Medical Services Personnel Licensure Interstate Compact (compact).
2021 Assembly Bill 778
PTSD Coverage for EMS and Volunteers
This bill makes changes to the conditions of liability for worker's compensation
benefits for emergency medical responders, emergency medical services practitioners, volunteer fire fighters, correctional officers, emergency dispatchers,
coroners and coroner staff members, and medical examiners and medical examiner
staff members and who are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
2021 Assembly Bill 93 / Senate Bill 89
Removal of NREMT for EMRs.
Generally, this bill affects the requirements for certification as an emergency
medical responder, formally known as a first responder. First, this bill prohibits the
Department of Health Services from requiring an applicant who is applying for
certification as an emergency medical responder to register with or take the
examination of the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).
2021 Assembly Bill 95 / Senate Bill 90
Allows CPR certified individual to run on ambulance with an EMT-B.
Generally, this bill changes ambulance staffing requirements and makes other changes related to emergency medical personnel.
2021 Assembly Bill 96 / Senate Bill 88
Increase funding to Funding Assistance Program (FAP) for EMS
Included in WI State Fiscal Budget 2022 - 2023
This bill increases the amount of funding for emergency medical services assistance.