CBS 11 Covers HB 1531 Allowing EMS Workers to Carry Guns

CBS 11 covers HB 1531 filed by Representative King from Hemphill County.

 

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This Bill allows EMS workers to carry firearms in the ambulance.

 

This Bill only applies to very rural counties (population <50,000 people) and is simply ‘enabling’ legislation (not mandating firearms) that allows local communities and local EMS agencies to decide whether or not they would like their EMS workers to carry firearms on the ambulance.

 

Click here to view MedStar's current position on this bill.