PRINTER'S NO. 151
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY MACKENZIE, BAKER, DEAN, DONATUCCI, A. HARRIS,
PHILLIPS-HILL, KNOWLES, MILLARD, MURT, O'NEILL, PICKETT,
READSHAW AND WARD, JANUARY 24, 2017
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, JANUARY 24, 2017
Amending the act of May 29, 2012 (P.L.549, No.54), entitled "An
act establishing a Statewide stroke system of care by
recognizing primary stroke centers and directing the creation
of emergency medical services training and transport
protocols; and providing for the powers and duties of the
Department of Health," further providing for short title, for
definitions, for recognition of centers, for emergency
medical services and for biennial report.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 1 of the act of May 29, 2012 (P.L.549,
No.54), known as the Primary Stroke Center Recognition Act, is
amended to read:
Section 1. Short title.
This act shall be known and may be cited as the [Primary
Stroke Center Recognition] Stroke System of Care Act.
Section 2. Section 2 of the act is amended by adding
definitions to read:
Section 2. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall