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City and County of San Francisco Legislation Details File #:  Version: 1 210539 Name: Health Code - Designating Fire Department 
Paramedics to Initiate 5150 Holds
Status: Type: Ordinance Passed File created: In control: 5/11/2021 Clerk of the Board On agenda: Final action: 8/4/2021 Enactment date: 8/4/2021 115-21 Enactment #: Title: Ordinance amending the Health Code to designate all certified and accredited paramedics employed  by the Fire Department to initiate temporary psychiatric holds, subject to state law procedures and  requirements adopted by the county behavioral health director; and require that the Fire Department  and Department of Public Health ensure that designated Fire Department paramedics receive all  appropriate training. Sponsors: Ahsha Safai, Myrna Melgar, Catherine Stefani, Shamann Walton, Hillary Ronen, Gordon Mar, Rafael 
Mandelman, Matt Haney
Attachments: 1. Leg Ver1, 2. FYI Referral 052121, 3. Comm Pkt 070821, 4. Board Pkt 072021, 5. Comment Ltr, 6. 
Board Pkt 072721, 7. Post-Packet Comment Ltr, 8. Leg Final
Action By Date Action Result Ver. ASSIGNED UNDER 30 DAY RULE President 5/11/2021 1 REFERRED TO DEPARTMENT Clerk of the Board 5/21/2021 1 RECOMMENDED Public Safety and Neighborhood 
Services Committee
7/8/2021 1 Pass PASSED ON FIRST READING Board of Supervisors 7/20/2021 1 Pass Board of Supervisors 7/27/2021 1 APPROVED Mayor 8/4/2021 1