Authors: Representative Wendy McNamara
Co-authors: Representative Dennis Zent, Representative Ronald Bacon
Requires the department of homeland security (department) to develop core curriculum requirements and standards for an 80 hour tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) trainer program, not later than July 1, 2015. Requires the department to develop an 80 hour trainer program based upon the core curriculum requirements and standards, not later than January 1, 2016. Allows the department to approve 80 hour trainer programs developed by third parties that substantially meet the core curriculum requirements and standards developed by the department. Requires the department to consult and cooperate with the law enforcement training board and the emergency medical services commission to develop core curriculum requirements and standards for trainer programs. Allows the department to consult, cooperate, or contract with certain colleges or universities, or other individuals or entities, for the development of trainer programs.