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Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 31]
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Chapter Information
Description Adoption of this chapter, with the concurrent repeal of Chapter 30, will allow a comprehensive revision and consolidation of regulations in the ever-changing area of emergency medical services.
State Authority Section 32.1-111.3 et seq . of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority n/a
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Berg  / Regulatory and Compliance Manager
Address: 1041 Technology Park Drive
Glen Allen, VA 23059-4500
Email Address: michael.berg@vdh.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)888-9131    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend regulations pertaining to Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Sevices Fast-Track Attorney General review in progress.
Eliminate Required Signature of Medical Care Practitioner on Patient Care Report Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Conform to Statutory Changes Re Certification and Recertification of EMS Personnel Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2014.
Amend regulations to conform to changes in Code of Virginia re: variances and exemptions Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2011.
Amend current regulations to include new regulations as a result of legislative changes and changes in the practice of EMS. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/10/2012.
Adoption of regulations addressing the designation of regional emergency medical services (EMS) council designation and the rescue squad assistance fund (RSAF) Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2008.
Comprehensive Revision and Consolidation of EMS regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revision to allow expanded public comment regarding establishment of DERA standards, etc. NOIRA Stage withdrawn after the Governor's office completed its review.
Establish DERA standards, etc. -