SB 164: "An Act relating to the authority of an emergency medical technician at the scene of an accident or emergency."
00SENATE BILL NO. 164 01 "An Act relating to the authority of an emergency medical technician at the 02 scene of an accident or emergency." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 18.08 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 18.08.075. Authority of emergency medical technician. An emergency 06 medical technician, while providing emergency medical care or other emergency 07 medical service, has the authority to 08 (1) control and direct activities at the accident site or emergency until 09 the arrival of law enforcement personnel; 10 (2) order a person to leave a building or place in the vicinity of the 11 accident or other emergency for the purpose of protecting the person from injury; 12 (3) temporarily block a public highway, street, or private right-of-way 13 while at the scene of an accident, illness, or emergency; 14 (4) trespass upon property at or near the scene of an accident, illness,
01 or emergency at any time of day or night; 02 (5) enter a building, including a private dwelling, or premises where 03 a report of an injury or illness has taken place or where there is a reasonable cause to 04 believe an individual has been injured or is ill to render emergency medical care; and 05 (6) direct the removal or destruction of a motor vehicle or other thing 06 that the emergency medical technician determines is necessary to prevent further harm 07 to injured or ill individuals.