SB 271 Requires 911 operators to receive training regarding self-defense and defense of others
Sponsor: Nieves
LR Number: 1407S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 4/3/2013 - Voted Do Pass S General Laws Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2013

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SB 271 - This act requires that 911 operators receive training regarding self-defense and defense of others in order to assist callers who are in imminent danger of sustaining serious injury or death. This act gives 911 operators immunity from civil liability when providing this information except in cases of willful and wanton misconduct or gross negligence. Newly employed 911 operators must complete the training within the first 12 months of employment.

This act is identical to SB 820 (2012).

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