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Sunday, February 28, 2010

South Carolina Senate Committee Passes Amendment for Public Access to EMS Workers' Names

The Herald of Rock Hill reports the South Carolina Senate Medical Affairs Committee passed an amendment that would make records of emergency medical calls a part of the public record. The amendment would overturn a provision of S.C. law made at the request of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control that keeps the response times and the names of emergency medical workers private.

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