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(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session

Child abuse and neglect; emergency medical services personnel added to list of mandatory reporters. Amending  63.2-1509. (Patron-McDougle, SB 228 (Chapter 268))
Emergency medical services; director may serve same function as chief of fire department. Amending  27-6.1, 27-13, 27-14, 27-15.1, 27-20, 27-34, and 27-85.4. (Patron-Martin, SB 390 (Chapter 410))
Emergency medical services; temporary suspension of permits and certificates pending hearing or informal fact-finding conference. Amending  32.1-111.5 and 32.1-111.8. (Patron-Orrock, HB 191 (Chapter 660))
Emergency Medical Services, Department of; established. Amending 2.2-221, 2.2-3705.5, 8.01-225, 8.01-581.17, 15.2-1518, 18.2-51.1, 27-8.1, 32.1-48.015, 32.1-127.1:03, 40.1-8, 46.2-694, 46.2-920, 46.2-1023, 53.1-133.03, 54.1-2819, 54.1-2901, 54.1-2969, 54.1-2987.1, 57-60, and 63.2-1606; adding  9.1-1300 through 9.1-1322; repealing  32.1-111.1 through 32.1-116.3. (Patron-Northam, SB 503 (F))
Emergency medical services personnel; clarifies definitions. Amending  15.2-1518, 32.1-111.1, 32.1-116.1:1, and 32.1-116.3. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 248 (Chapter 118))
Emergency vehicles; flashing warning lights. Amending  46.2-1022 and 46.2-1023. (Patron-Lohr, HB 890 (Chapter 181))
Fire Programs Fund; increases rate of assessment. Amending 38.2-401. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1225 (C); Barlow, HB 1340 (I) See HB1225; Puckett, SB 412 (C))
Firefighters and emergency rescue personnel; capital murder thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Martin, SB 384 (C))
Forest firefighting by localities or volunteer fire or rescue; recovery of costs. Amending  10.1-1141. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 679 (Chapter 835))
Income tax, state; volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services personnel tax credit. Adding  58.1-339.12. (Patron-Stuart, SB 168 (F))
Investment of Public Funds Act; investment of funds for volunteer fire and rescue squad pension programs. Amending  2.2-4501. (Patron-May, HB 626 (Chapter 295))
Law-enforcement and rescue vehicles; use of flashing lights. Amending  46.2-1030. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 261 (F))
Move-over law; drivers approaching stationary emergency vehicle displaying emergency lights must move to lane not adjacent to vehicle. Amending  46.2-921.1. (Patron-Saslaw, SB 799 (Chapter 818))
Registration fees; increase for firefighting and emergency medical services vehicles. Amending  46.2-694. (Patron-Rust, HB 922 (Chapter 182))
Rescue squads, police departments, fire departments, sheriff’s offices, and state and federal agencies; commending those that responded to the tragedy of April 16, 2007, at Virginia Tech. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 466 (P))
Tax information; local commissioners of revenue and treasurers to provide access to their local police and fire departments. Amending  58.1-3. (Patron-BaCote, HB 702 (F))
Taxpayer information; local officials to provide direct access for use by fire, rescue, etc. Amending  58.1-3. (Patron-Locke, SB 239 (F))
Vehicle window tinting films; exempts rear windows or rear side windows of ambulances, etc. from limitations. Amending 46.2-1052. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1152 (Chapter 189))
Volunteer rescue squads; replaces term with agency, entity, etc. licensed or certified by Office of Emergency Medical Services. Amending  32.1-111.9. (Patron-Orrock, HB 192 (Chapter 61))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08