Texas Government Code

Sec. § 3106.004
Emergency Medical First Responders’ Star of Texas Award


(a)

The Emergency Medical First Responders’ Star of Texas Award shall be awarded to each emergency medical first responder who is seriously injured in the line of duty and the surviving next of kin of each emergency medical first responder who is killed or sustains a fatal injury in the line of duty.

(b)

The Emergency Medical First Responders’ Star of Texas Award Advisory Committee shall advise the governor on the issuance, design, and presentation of the Emergency Medical First Responders’ Star of Texas Award.

(c)

The committee consists of three current or retired emergency medical first responders appointed by the governor who have each served with distinction during a lengthy career as an emergency medical first responder.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 614, Sec. 2, eff. June 20, 2003.
Renumbered from Government Code, Section 3105.004 (Maintenance of Monument) by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728 (H.B. 2018), Sec. 23.001 (Juvenile Jurisdiction)(43), eff. September 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 990 (H.B. 1977), Sec. 3, eff. June 18, 2005.
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