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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 31]
Action Amend current regulations to include new regulations as a result of legislative changes and changes in the practice of EMS.
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Comment Period Ends 10/9/2012
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9/12/12  7:37 pm
Commenter: Dennis J. O'Connor, citizen

Repeal the weapons ban
EMS personnel have a tough job and sometimes arrive at crime scenes before the police, putting their own lives in jeopardy.  They should have the same right to self-defense as the rest of the citizenry.  Repeal the ban on weapons in EMS vehicles.
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