7-b. Legislative emergency health station. 1. There shall be a legislative emergency health station, available for the use of members and employees of both houses of the legislature, and official reporters of the senate and assembly duly designated upon certificate of the legislative correspondent's association, to be located on the third floor of the state capitol, conveniently accessible to the legislature, and such emergency health station shall be open at all times while the legislature is in session. Such emergency health station shall be suitable and adequately equipped to administer first aid, within the amount of moneys available therefor by appropriation, subject to joint rules, if any, that may be adopted by the senate and assembly in relation thereto and maintained under the direction of a nurse registered under the laws of the state. The nurse provided for in this section shall be chosen by the temporary president of the senate and the speaker of the assembly and shall serve until his or her successor shall be chosen in like manner. The salary and compensation of such nurse shall be payable monthly from moneys appropriated for compensation of officers and employees of the senate and assembly.
2. The nurse and employees of the legislative emergency health station shall be considered to be employees of the legislature for all purposes.
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