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September 24, 2010

Bill to help military medics become EMTs passes house

Legislation would help military medics transition to civilian EMT service

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WASHINGTON — Congresswoman Melissa Bean's Emergency Medic Transition (EMT) Act, which make it easier and faster for veterans who served as medics to earn certification as civilian EMTs, passed the House today with bipartisan support by a vote of 412-5.

"This legislation helps both our veterans and our communities," Bean said. "It allows our veterans to leverage their medical skills and experience while continuing to serve our communities as emergency responders," said Congresswoman Melissa Bean.

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