An Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Resources
to undertake efforts to establish collaborative agreements with other states to
allow emergency medical services providers to provide emergency medical services
across state lines.
Approved March 1, 2016
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. § 1. That the Secretary of Health and Human
Resources shall undertake efforts to establish collaborative agreements with
other states, particularly those states that share a border with the
Commonwealth, for the interstate recognition of certifications of emergency
medical services providers for the purpose of allowing emergency medical
services providers to enter into other states to provide emergency medical
services and shall report to the General Assembly regarding the status of such
efforts no later than November 1, 2016.
2. That an emergency exists and this act is in force from its