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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 31. Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations
8/17/2022

12VAC5-31-2590. Revocation of a designation.

A. The Board of Health may revoke the designation of a regional EMS council after a hearing or waiver thereof. Reasonable cause for revocation must exist before such action by the Board of Health. The Board of Health may revoke designation for the following:

1. Failure to adhere to the standards set forth in these regulations;

2. Violation of a correction order or for engaging in or aiding, abetting, causing, or permitting any act prohibited by these regulations;

3. Violation of federal or state laws resulting in a civil monetary penalty; and

4. Conviction of criminal acts.

B. The Office of EMS will notify the agent of the designated regional EMS council of the intent to revoke by certified mail to his last known address.

C. The designated regional EMS council will have the right to a hearing.

1. If the designated regional EMS council desires to exercise its right to a hearing, it must notify the Office of EMS in writing of his intent within 10 days of receipt of notification. In such cases, a hearing must be conducted and a decision rendered in accordance with the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

2. Should the designated regional EMS council fail to file such notice, he will be deemed to have waived the right to a hearing. In such case, the Board of Health may revoke the designation.

D. A revocation takes effect immediately upon receipt of notification unless otherwise specified. A revocation order is permanent unless and until overturned on appeal.

E. The designated regional EMS council shall abide by any notice of revocation.

F. The Office of EMS may invoke any procedures set forth in this part to enforce the revocation.

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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