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

12VAC5-31-2810. The Financial Assistance and Review Committee (FARC).

A. Financial Assistance and Review Committee appointments.

1. Appointments shall be made for terms of three years or the unexpired portions thereof in a manner to preserve, insofar as possible, the representation of the emergency medical services councils. No member may serve more than two successive terms. The chairman shall be elected from the membership of the FARC for a term of one year and shall be eligible for reelection.

2. The EMS Advisory Board may revoke appointment for failure to adhere to the standards set forth in this chapter, and the State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (§ 2.2-3100 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

3. Members serving on the FARC on January 1, 2008, shall complete their current terms of office.

4. Midterm vacancies shall be filled by nominations submitted from the affected designated regional EMS council.

B. Geographical representation.

1. Designated regional EMS councils shall be eligible to submit nominations to the EMS Advisory Board for representation on the FARC.

2. The eligible designated regional EMS council shall nominate three candidates to fill a vacancy on the FARC. The EMS Advisory Board shall make appointments from the nominations submitted by the designated regional EMS council.

3. A designated regional EMS council whose representative has completed two successive terms on FARC shall not be eligible to submit a nomination for one full term (three years).

C. Meetings and attendance.

1. The FARC shall meet at least four times annually at the call of the chairman or the commissioner.

2. Attendance at FARC Grant Review meetings is mandatory for all members.

3. A quorum for a meeting of the FARC shall consist of not fewer than four members.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-111.3 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2008; amended, Virginia Register Volume 32, Issue 6, eff. January 4, 2016.

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