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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
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Virginia Department of Health
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State Board of Health
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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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9/13/12  10:55 am
Commenter: Mark Becker, Citizen

I support the legislature overturning the the ban on weapons for EMS
 

Due to the exigent, sometimes life threatening circumstances that occur during the provision of emergency services, EMS personnel should be authorized to carry weapons either openly or, if they are Concealed Weapons Permit holders, concealed.