Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Pharmacy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy [18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Administration of drugs by emergency medical services personnel
Action 4006
General Information
Action Summary Section 500 is amended to conform the requirement for administration of drugs by emergency medical services personnel to the changes in § 54.1-3408, adopted in Chapter 191 of the 2013 Acts of the Assembly. Since EMS personnel are allowed to administer drugs and devices in accordance with oral or written orders or by standing protocol, the regulatory requirements for a medical practitioner to sign the administration record is not consistent with the statutory language and are deleted.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006 A 4
RIS Project Yes  [003782]
Associated Mandates Administration of drugs by EMS agencies
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6636 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/25/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Caroline Juran, RPh  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233-1463
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4456    FAX: (804)527-4472    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.