13-55-21 Firefighter, certified law enforcement officer, survivor and emergency medical technician ...
Firefighter, certified law enforcement officer, survivor and emergency medical
Terms used in § 13-55-22 mean:
"Certified law enforcement officer," a law enforcement officer as defined by § 23-3-27
who has been certified by the Law Enforcement Officer's Standards Commission as being
qualified under provisions of §§ 23-3-26 to 23-3-47, inclusive;
"Emergency medical technician" or "EMT," a person who has successfully completed a
state approved course of instruction in emergency medical care and is currently certified.
The following levels of EMTs are included: emergency medical technician-ambulance
(EMT-A); emergency medical technician-intermediate (EMT-I); emergency medical
technician-special skills (EMT-SS); and emergency medical technician-paramedic (EMT-P);
"Firefighter," a person who is a member of a paid or volunteer fire department that is a
part of or administered by, this state, any political subdivision of this state, or a rural fire
"Survivor," a child under the age of twenty-one of a firefighter or certified law
enforcement officer or emergency medical technician at the time of the firefighter's or
peace officer's or EMT's death.
SL 1988, ch 160, § 1; SL 1991, ch 159, § 1.