2002 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Robertson
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 41-59-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE THAT AN AMBULANCE SERVICE LICENSEE SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO CONFORM WITH LOCAL LAWS OR REGULATIONS TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO ANY AGENCY OR BRANCH OF THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 41-59-21, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
41-59-21. (1) The issuance of a license shall not be construed to authorize any person, firm, corporation or association to provide ambulance services or to operate any ambulance not in conformity with any ordinance or regulation enacted by any county, municipality or special purpose district or authority.
(2) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (1), any person, firm, corporation or association licensed by the State of Mississippi to provide ambulance services or to operate an ambulance shall not be required to obtain or act in conformity with any ordinance or regulation enacted by any county, municipality or special purpose district or authority to provide services to any agency or branch of the United States government.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.