Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 31]
Adoption of regulations addressing the designation of regional emergency medical services (EMS) council designation and the rescue squad assistance fund (RSAF)
Action 1169
General Information
Action Summary Would adopt regulations for designation of regional EMS council and revise regulations regarding the Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF), combining them with all regulations governing EMS in Virginia, i.e., the intended provisions would be inserted into two new parts, Parts 7 and 8, in the newly-adopted chapter on EMS, 12 VAC 5-31, while repealing the current chapter regarding the RSAF in 12 VAC 5-40.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 12 VAC 5-31 Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations Promulgate New Regulation
Other chapters
  12 VAC 5 - 40 Regulation Governing Financial Assistance for Emergency Medical Services
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000522]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2000 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 10/30/2002 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
2030 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/09/2003.
3614 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/18/2006.
4269 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2008.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Berg  / Compliance Manager
Address: 109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7615