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Accession Number PB2014-102453
Title Legal Definitions of 'First Responder' Research Results Digest 385.
Publication Date Nov 2013
Media Count 31p
Personal Author S. A. Parker
Abstract This digest was prepared to answer the following questions: first, whether there is a definition of the term first responder in federal law, and second, if there is a definition in federal law, what is the definitions effect on the distribution of federal grant funding. This digest also contains an analysis of grants available from the federal government to aid state and local governmental entities in preparing for and responding to natural or manmade disasters and emergencies (i.e., grants that would be available to those who might be considered first responders). The grant programs are analyzed and described in terms of general information about each grants guidelines for applicants and administration.
Keywords Courses(Education)
Emergency medical care

Source Agency National Academy of Science Transportation Research Board
NTIS Subject Category 91C - Fire Services, Law Enforcement, & Criminal Justice
43 - Problem Solving Information for State & Local Governments
92D - Education, Law, & Humanities
44P - Health Education & Manpower Training
Corporate Author Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. National Cooperative Highway Research Program.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1408
Contract Number N/A

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