HR 5429: SIREN Act of 2018
The SIREN Act of 2018 was introduced on April 5, 2018 in the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Supporting and Improving Rural EMS Needs (“SIREN”) Act of 2018 was introduced the the U.S. House of Representatives on April 5, 2018 with the aim to reauthorize the Rural Emergency Medical Service Training and Equipment Assistance Program with some modifications. HR 5429 includes a provision for $10 Million in appropriations to be authorized each fiscal year between 2018 and 2022.
This grant program has been in existence for several years. The grant was originally introduced as part of the Health Care Safety Net Amendments of 2002 that authorized several different grant programs.