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U.S. Senate Passes S. 1692, National Emergency Medical Services Commemorative Work Act

Jun 08, 2018

S. 1692, the National Emergency Medical Services Commemorative Work Act, was passed by the U.S. Senate on June 6 and has been sent to the U.S. House for a vote. If passed, the final bill would be sent to the President for signing.

Introduced by Sen. Christopher Coons (D-DE) and Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA), S. 1692 and H.R. 1037 seek to create a commemorative EMS Memorial to honor our fallen brothers and sisters. NAEMT supports the efforts of the National EMS Memorial Foundation to pass these bills that will help establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs to honor the service and sacrifice of our nation’s EMS practitioners.

On April 25, NAEMT sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan requesting that S. 1692/H.R. 1037 be placed on the House and Senate calendars for a floor vote. 

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