WHEREAS, the establishment
and appointment of a State Advisory Council for
Emergency Medical Services for the purpose of evaluating
State Emergency Medical Service Programs is a criterion
developed pursuant to Standard 11 of the National
Highway Traffic Safety Act of 1966 by the United
States Department of Transportation; and
WHEREAS, the Omnibus
State Reorganization At of 1974 has authorized the
Governor to create by Executive Order such councils
a- may be necessary to receive funds and to make
such adjustments or modifications in the assignment
of agency programs or operations as may be necessary
to conform with federal law or regulations to receive
federal funds; and
WHEREAS, the State
Advisory Council for Emergency Medical Services
was created by Reorganization Plan 3 of 1983, Executive
Order 83-3, on January 27, 1983; and
changes are necessary and desirable in the composition
of the Council.
NOW, THEREFORE, I,
JOHN ASHCROFT, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI,
do hereby declare and direct that the "State Advisory
Council on Emergency Medical Services" hereafter
shall consist of eighteen members appointed by the
Director of the Department of Health and assigned
for administrative purposes to the Department of
Health. Four of the members of the Council first
appointed after the effective date of this Executive
Order shall be appointed for a term expiring December
31, 1997. Six of the initial members of the Council
shall be appointed for a term expiring December
31, 1988, and eight of the initial members of the
Council shall be appointed for a term expiring December
31, 1989. At the expiration of these terms, each
succeeding member shall be appointed for a term
of three years.
to the Council may include licensed practicing physicians
with demonstrated interest in the area of emergency
medical services and individuals from such other
emergency medical fields and organizations as: fire
protection organizations, communications interests,
hospital administrators, the state ambulance associations,
Emergency Care Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians,
Mobile Emergency Medical Technicians and consumers.
The Superintendent of the Missouri State Highway
Patrol or his designee shall represent statewide
law enforcement and serve, ex-officio, on the Council.
No specific number of appointees from any category
is required. The appointments shall be made geographically
disbursed throughout the state, so all areas of
the state are adequately and fairly represented.
The Director of the Department of Health shall designate
the Chairman of the Council who shall serve at the
The State Advisory
1. Assist in developing with the Bureau
of Emergency Medical Services and other agencies
a state emergency medical service plan.
2. Monitor, review and comment, not less than
annually, to the Director of tile Department of
Health, and appropriate state agencies on the
implementation of the emergency medical services
3. Respond to requests from the Director of Health
on matters that relate to special projects that
effect the delivery of emergency medical services.
4. Review and comment on any proposed rules relating
to EMS being considered by the Department of Health.
This Executive Order
shall be effective upon execution and shall supersede
any and all Executive Orders pertaining to the same
|| IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto
set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great
Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of
Jefferson, on this 4th day of August, 1986.
||[John Ashcroft's signature]
[Roy D. Blunt's signature]
SECRETARY OF STATE
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