Drugs; certified emergency medical services personnel may administer and dispense. (HB798)

Introduced By

Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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. Read the Bill »


01/26/2010: Merged into HB173


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10103798D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2010Assigned HWI sub: #1
01/21/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB798)
01/25/2010Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB173-Pogge)
01/26/2010Incorporated by Health, Welfare and Institutions (HB173-Pogge)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB173.


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.