Emergency air medical transportation; informed decision. (HB777)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale) with support from co-patron Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Emergency air medical transportation; informed decision. Requires emergency medical services personnel, prior to initiating contact with an emergency air medical transportation provider for air transport of a patient, to obtain written consent from the patient after disclosing certain information. The bill provides that emergency medical services personnel shall be exempt from such requirements if compliance might jeopardize the health or safety of the patient or the patient is unable to provide consent. Read the Bill »


02/06/2018: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102247D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/17/2018Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
01/18/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5-Y 0-N)
01/18/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 0-N)
01/22/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB777)
01/23/2018Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (14-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Committee substitute printed 18105504D-H1
01/25/2018Read first time
01/26/2018Passed by for the day
01/29/2018Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
01/29/2018Rereferred to Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/30/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB777)
02/01/2018Impact statement from VDH (HB777H1)
02/06/2018Continued to 2019 in Health, Welfare and Institutions