Public health emergency; emergency medical services agencies, real-time access to information. (HB1989)

Introduced By

Del. Lashrecse D. Aird (D-Petersburg) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dawn Adams (D-Richmond), Del. Carrie Coyner (R-Chesterfield), Del. Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian), Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public health emergency; emergency medical services agencies; real-time access to information. Directs the Department of Health to develop and implement a system for sharing information regarding confirmed cases of communicable diseases of public health threat with emergency medical services agencies in real time during a declared public health emergency related to a communicable disease of public health threat and with the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board and regional emergency medical services councils upon request, in order to protect the health and safety of emergency medical services personnel and the public. Read the Bill »


01/22/2021: In Subcommittee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102516D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/2021Assigned HWI sub: Health
01/19/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/2021Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2021Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2021Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/22/2021Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources

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