Legislative Fact Sheet - Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners

Act Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners
Origin Completed by the Uniform Law Commissioners in 2006.
Description This act allows state governments during a declared emergency to give reciprocity to other states’ licensees on emergency services providers so that covered individuals may provide services without meeting the disaster state’s licensing requirements.

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American College of Emergency Physicians, American College of Nurse-Midwives, American Public Health Association, American Nurses Association, American Red Cross, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Center for Biosecurity of the University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Colorado Public Health Association, Community Health Planning and Policy Development Section, APHA,Health Equity Associates, LLC, Kentucky Public Health Association, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, National Association of County & City Health Officials, National Association of State EMS Officials, National Funeral Directors Association, New York State Public Health Association, North Dakota Public Health Association, Pennsylvania Public Health Association, Public Health Association of New York City, Public Entity Risk Institute, Trust for America’s Health, Tulsa City-County Health Department United Way of America, Wisconsin Public Health Association.

Enactments Arkansas, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Washington, West Virginia
2018 Introductions
Staff Liaison(s) Lindsay Beaver