2013 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 33 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER 36 - EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
33-36-102. Definitions.


WY Stat § 33-36-102 (2013) What's This?

33-36-102. Definitions.

(a) As used in this act:

(i) "Ambulance" means:

(A) Any land motor vehicle maintained, operated or advertised for the medical care and transportation of patients upon any street, highway or public way;

(B) Any land motor vehicle owned and operated on a regular basis by the state of Wyoming or any agency, municipality, city, town, county or political subdivision of Wyoming for medical care and transportation of patients upon any street, highway or public way; and

(C) Any aircraft which is maintained, operated or advertised for the medical care and transportation of patients in the state of Wyoming. This definition does not include any land motor vehicle or aircraft owned and operated by the United States.

(ii) "Ambulance business license" means a license issued under W.S. 33-36-104 which has not expired, been revoked or suspended;

(iii) "Attendant" means a trained and qualified individual responsible for the care of patients in an ambulance but not involved in search and rescue operations;

(iv) "Authorization" means discretionary consent given to permit the actions of others;

(v) "Division" means the designated division of the department of health;

(vi) "Industrial ambulance" means any motor vehicle maintained and operated by an industrial company with the primary purpose of medical care and transportation of employees who are injured or taken ill;

(vii) "Patient" means an individual who is sick, injured or otherwise incapacitated or helpless;

(viii) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation or group of individuals acting together for a common purpose, including the state of Wyoming and any agency, municipality, city, town, county or political subdivision of the state of Wyoming;

(ix) "Search and rescue" means persons organized, trained and equipped to provide assistance to patients, such assistance being primarily limited to location, initial treatment and removal from imminent danger and transportation to a medical facility;

(x) "Emergency medical technician" means a person who has graduated from a division approved training program for emergency medical technicians;

(xi) "This act" means W.S. 33-36-101 through 33-36-115.

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