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Comments Due Sept. 3 on Proposed Changes to Regulations Affecting Paramedics

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The Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) has proposed changes to regulations governing the standards, policies, and procedures for paramedic training, scope of practice, licensure, and discipline. The modified text, as well as the Notice of Proposed Regulations, Initial Statement of Reasons, and other regulatory documents are available for review on EMSA’s website.

Comments are due Sept. 3 and should be limited to the modifications made after the previous comment period closed — indicated by bolded, italicized double-underline text, and bolded, italicized double-strikethrough text. 

Comments can be submitted by any of the following methods:

  • Email, at
  • Fax, at (916) 322-8765
  • U.S. mail, at EMS Authority, Attn: Paramedic Regulations, 10901 Gold Center Dr., Suite 400, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Questions can be directed to Esam El-Morshedy (916) 431-3656 or, or to Jennifer Lim at or (916) 431-3700.