2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
SENATE AMENDMENT 3,
TO SENATE BILL 143
June 3, 2015 - Offered by Senator
"3. This paragraph applies to ambulance service providers in a municipality, 5
as defined in s. 5.02 (11), with a population of less than 10,000 and to ambulance 6
service providers with a staffing waiver under par. (dm). This paragraph does not 7
apply to ambulance service providers in a municipality, as defined in s. 5.02 (11), with 8
a population of more than 20,000.
(dm) 1. An ambulance service provider in a municipality, as defined in s. 5.02 10
(11), with a population of 10,000 or more but not more than 20,000 may apply to the 11
department for a waiver of any existing staffing plan in order to staff an ambulance 12
with the personnel described in par. (d).
2. The department may approve a waiver under subd. 1. for an ambulance 2
service provider that demonstrates all of the following:
a. The ambulance service provider has undertaken efforts to recruit and train 4
emergency medical technicians capable of being licensed under this section.
b. Despite efforts under subd. 2. a., licensed emergency medical technicians are 6
not available in sufficient numbers for staffing for the ambulance services provider.
c. Without a waiver under subd. 1., the municipality that the ambulance service 8
provider serves is unable to meet staffing requirements for ambulances that require 9
2 emergency medical technicians on every service call.
3. The department shall provide a written staffing waiver to any ambulance 11
service provider it approves under subd. 2.
4. A waiver under subd. 1. is valid for 48 months after the date of issuance, and 13
an ambulance service provider may apply to renew the waiver.
5. An ambulance service provider with a waiver under subd. 1. shall attempt 15
to staff an ambulance with 2 licensed emergency medical technicians whenever 16