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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 31. Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations

12VAC5-31-2420. Issuance of a variance.

A request for a variance may be approved and issued by the commissioner provided all of the following conditions are met:

1. The information contained in the request is complete and correct;

2. The regional EMS council concerned is designated by the Board of Health;

3. The Office of EMS determines the need for such a variance is genuine, and extenuating circumstances exist;

4. The Office of EMS determines that issuance of such a variance would be in the public interest and would not present any risk to, or threaten or endanger the public health, safety or welfare;

5. The Office of EMS will consider the recommendation of the governing body provided all of the above conditions are met; and

6. The agent of the designated regional EMS council making the request will be notified in writing of the approval and issuance within 30 days of receipt of the request unless the request is awaiting approval or disapproval of a designation. In such case, notice will be given within 30 days of the issuance of the designation.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-111.4, and 32.1-111.11 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2008.

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