Influenza vaccine; certified emergency medical services personnel may administer and dispense. (HB173)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Administration and dispensing of necessary drugs by emergency medical services personnel. Provides that certified emergency medical services personnel who are employed by or affiliated with a licensed emergency medical services agency and who have received the training necessary to safely administer or dispense necessary drugs may administer skin tests for influenza or tuberculosis in nonemergency settings to public safety personnel and, upon the request of the local health director, the general public. Amends § 32.1-48.016, § 54.1-3408, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/06/2010Committee
01/06/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102194D
01/06/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2010Assigned HWI sub: #1
01/21/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB173)
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2010Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Committee substitute printed 10104392D-H1
01/27/2010Read first time
01/28/2010Read second time
01/28/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104392D-H1
01/28/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB173H1
01/29/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
01/29/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB173H1)
02/18/2010Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2010Committee substitute printed 10105460D-S1
02/19/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Read third time
02/22/2010Reading of substitute waived
02/22/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105460D-S1
02/22/2010Emergency clause added
02/22/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB173S1
02/22/2010Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Placed on Calendar
02/24/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105460D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Senate substitute agreed to by House 10105460D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION EMERGENCY (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Enrolled
03/02/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB173ER)
03/02/2010Signed by Speaker
03/03/2010Signed by President
03/04/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB173ER)
03/29/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 179 (effective 3/29/10)
03/29/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0179)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB798.

Comments

Thomas Crouch writes:

The only ones who stand to lose here are the Nursing lobby... imagine how quickly the H1N1 vaccine lines would have moved had we not needed "RN's" to do what EMS folks do daily.