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File #: ORD. 2021-199    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 6/29/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/13/2021
Title: To amend and reordain City Code ? 10-81, concerning advanced life support services, for the purpose of providing for the dispatch of certain basic life support services in addition to advanced life support services.
Patrons: Kristen Larson
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2021-199

Title

To amend and reordain City Code § 10-81, concerning advanced life support services, for the purpose of providing for the dispatch of certain basic life support services in addition to advanced life support services.

Body

THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That section 10-81 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020) be and is hereby amended and reordained as follows:

Sec. 10-81.  Advanced life support and basic life support services.

All emergency medical services vehicles of authorized providers shall be equipped and staffed to provide advanced life support services for life threatening emergencies and equipped and staffed to provide basic life support for non-life threatening emergencies, except the following:

(1)                     Nonambulance vehicles used solely for wheelchair transport.

(2)                     Vehicles owned by a partnership of hospitals that was in existence and engaging regularly in emergency medical services transports as of January 1, 1991, while such vehicles are engaging in transports originating from a member hospital.

§ 2.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.