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

12VAC5-31-2580. Suspension of a designation.

A. The commissioner may suspend a designation without a hearing if the agency, organization or any of its personnel are found to be operating in a manner that presents a risk to, threatens, or endangers the public health, safety or welfare.

1. The commissioner may suspend the designation for failure to adhere to the standards set forth in these regulations.

2. The commissioner may suspend the designation for violation of federal or state laws resulting in a civil monetary penalty.

3. The commissioner may suspend the designation for conviction of criminal acts.

B. The Office of EMS will notify the agent of the designated regional EMS council of the suspension in person or by certified mail to his last known address.

C. A suspension takes effect immediately upon receipt of notification unless otherwise specified. A suspension remains in effect until the commissioner further acts upon the designation or until the order is overturned on appeal as specified in the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

D. The designated regional EMS council shall abide by any notice of suspension.

E. The commissioner may invoke any procedure set forth in this part to enforce the suspension.

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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