§ 1101. Ambulance Attendant.
13 CA ADC § 1101BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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Title 13. Motor Vehicles
Division 2. Department of the California Highway Patrol
Chapter 5. Special Vehicles
Article 1. Ambulances (Refs & Annos)
13 CCR § 1101
§ 1101. Ambulance Attendant.
The attendant on an ambulance transporting any person in apparent need of medical attention shall occupy the patient compartment and shall meet the requirements of this section.
(a) Qualifications. The attendant shall be at least 18 years of age and shall possess a certificate or license evidencing compliance with the emergency medical training and educational standards for ambulance personnel established by the State Emergency Medical Service Authority.
(b) Prohibitions. No person shall act at any time in the capacity of an ambulance attendant when such person:
(1) Is required under Section 290 of the Penal Code to register as a sex offender for any offense involving force, duress, threat, or intimidation.
(2) Habitually or excessively uses or is addicted to narcotics or dangerous drugs, or has been convicted during the preceding seven years of any offense relating to the use, sale, possession, or transportation of narcotics or addictive or dangerous drugs.
(3) Habitually and excessively uses intoxicating beverages.
(4) Has been convicted during the preceding seven years of any offense punishable as a felony and involving force, violence, threat, or intimidation, or has been convicted of theft in either degree during that period. Persons on parole or probation for such offenses or crimes involving force, violence, threat, or intimidation shall not act as ambulance attendants until the parole or probation is ended.
(5) Has committed any act involving moral turpitude, including fraud or intentional dishonesty for personal gain, within the preceding seven years.
(6) Has demonstrated irrational behavior or incurred a physical disability to the extent that a reasonable and prudent person would have reasonable cause to believe that his/her ability to perform the duties normally expected of an attendant may be impaired.
(c) Exceptions. Criminal prohibitions of this section notwithstanding, any person who holds a valid ambulance driver certificate issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles may serve as an ambulance attendant provided he/she meets the qualifications and possesses a certificate or license evidencing compliance with the emergency medical training and educational standards for ambulance personnel established by the State Emergency Medical Service Authority. Employment as an attendant may be authorized at the discretion of the Department of the California Highway Patrol when only medical and health standards related to driving abilities or a poor driving record precludes issuance of the driver certificate.
Note: Authority: Section 2512, Vehicle Code. Reference: Sections 2504, 2510, 2512 and 2542, Vehicle Code.
1. Amendment of subsections (a) and (c) filed 10-27-82; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 82, No. 44).
This database is current through 7/29/22 Register 2022, No. 30
13 CCR § 1101, 13 CA ADC § 1101
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