Bill Summary for H 694 (2021-2022)

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Apr 27 2021

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House Bill 694 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 27, 2021
AN ACT REQUIRING THAT EMPLOYEES WHO MUST RESPOND FIRST TO EMERGENCIES MUST HAVE HEALTH CARE POWERS OF ATTORNEY.
Intro. by McNeely, Faircloth, Miller, McNeill.

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Amends Article 3 of GS Chapter 95 (Department of Labor regulations) to add GS 95-28.5 directing that all state and local governments which employ public first responders require that all first-responder employees have a medical power of attorney, provide access to the medical power of attorney to the employer, and review the power of attorney annually with their supervisor. Also directs that private employers which employ private first-responders require their first-responder employees to have a medical power of attorney. Provides definitions for the section. Effective January 1, 2022.

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