Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Indiana Emergency Medical Services Commission
Chapter 3 Certification Requirements for the Provision of Emergency Medical Services
Chapter 3.5 Emergency Medical Dispatch
Chapter 5 Provision or Authorization of Emergency Medical Services by Local Governments
Chapter 6 Immunity From Liability
Chapter 6.5 Automatic External Defibrillators
Chapter 7 Emergency Medical Services Education Fund
Chapter 8 Emergency Medical Services Restitution Fund
Chapter 8.5 Emergency Medical Services Fund
Chapter 9 Emergency Choke Saving Methods
Chapter 10 Enforcement
Chapter 11 Licensure of Individuals with Military Training
Chapter 11.5 Temporary Licensure of Retired and Inactive Emergency Medical Services Personnel
Chapter 12 Mobile Integrated Healthcare
Chapter 13 Emergency Transport of Operational Canines

Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 16 > Article 31 - Emergency Medical Services

  • Agency: means any executive or administrative department, commission, council, board, bureau, division, service, office, officer, administration, or other establishment in the executive or administrative branch of the state government not provided for by the constitution. See Indiana Code 4-3-6-2
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Autism: means a neurological condition as described in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • defibrillator: means an automatic external defibrillator. See Indiana Code 16-31-6.5-3
  • department: refers to the department of homeland security established by IC § 10-19-2-1. See Indiana Code 16-31-8.5-1
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • food service establishment: means a fixed or mobile establishment that serves food to the public for consumption on the premises. See Indiana Code 16-31-9-1
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • fund: refers to the emergency medical services fund established by section 3 of this chapter. See Indiana Code 16-31-8.5-2
  • Highway: includes county bridges and state and county roads, unless otherwise expressly provided. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • military service applicant: means an applicant for licensure or certification under this article who has performed service as an active member of any of the following:

    Indiana Code 16-31-11-1

  • mobile integrated healthcare: means community based health care in which paramedics and emergency medical technicians employed by an emergency medical services provider agency function outside of customary emergency response and transport to do the following:

    Indiana Code 16-31-12-1

  • Month: means a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • nontransporting emergency medical services vehicle: means a motor vehicle, other than an ambulance, used for emergency medical services. See Indiana Code 16-31-3-0.5
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • operational canine: means a dog that:

    Indiana Code 16-31-13-1

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reorganization: means :

    Indiana Code 4-3-6-2

  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the commonwealths, possessions, states in free association with the United States, and the territories. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5