Description: TO OVERRIDE VETO OF S. 504, THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE SYSTEMS ACT OF 1973.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Emergency Medical Services Systems Act - Authorizes the appropriation of $160,000,000 for the fiscal years 1974-1976 for special project grants under the Public Health Service Act for the planning, development, and expansion of emergency medical service systems.
Establishes an Interagency Committee on Emergency Medical Services to consult with the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare in performing his duties under this Act, and to evaluate related Federal emergency
medical services programs.
Sets forth requirements for the plans submitted by applicants for grants under this Act.
States that the Secretary shall take such action as necessary to assure that hospitals of the Public Health Service, located in Seattle, Boston, San Francisco, Galveston, New Orleans, Baltimore, Staten Island, and Norfolk, shall continue in operation as hospitals of the Public Health Service at the same level and range of services as on January 1, 1973.
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Bill titles: A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide assistance and encouragement for the development of comprehensive emergency medical services systems.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-132, p. H7785;
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