Governor signs Hansen bill expanding ‘Good Samaritan’ law

LANSING, Mich. — Governor Rick Snyder (seated) on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 427, now Public Act 209 of 2015, sponsored by Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, (second from right). Joining Hansen at the bill signing were (from left) Tom Schmiedeknecht, president of Pro-Med, and Damon Obiden, director of operations of Kent County EMS, Inc.

PA 209 adds licensed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) providers to the existing list of health professionals granted immunity when off duty and providing care to an individual.

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