HB5132: Obstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in performance of mission; penalty.

HOUSE BILL NO. 5132

Offered August 25, 2020
A BILL to amend and reenact § 18.2-414.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to obstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in performance of mission; penalty.
Patron-- Avoli

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That § 18.2-414.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 18.2-414.1. Obstructing emergency medical services agency personnel in performance of mission; penalty.

Any person who unreasonably or unnecessarily obstructs the delivery of emergency medical services by emergency medical services agency personnel, whether governmental, private, or volunteer, or who fails or refuses to cease such obstruction or move on when requested to do so by emergency medical services personnel going to or at the site at which emergency medical services are required is guilty of a Class 2 1 misdemeanor.