Implementation of FBI Background Checks Delayed Print
The Virginia Office of EMS is working with the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) executive leadership and the Virginia State Police to obtain the necessary equipment, supplies and develop policies and procedures for the implementation of FBI background checks for each person who, on or after July 1, 2013, applies to be a volunteer with or employee of an EMS agency. Because these tasks are not complete, there will be a delay in the enactment of these new requirements in the law (ยง32.1-111.5). More