2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Health
Sponsored By:
Delegates DeBoy, Conway, Malone, Mathias, and Rudolph
Public Health Work Group - Hospital Preparedness - Snakebite Antivenin


Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to convene a work group to assess the level of hospital preparedness regarding providing emergency care to patients with snakebites requiring the administration of antivenin and to make specified recommendations; providing for the composition of the work group; requiring the Department to provide staff for the work group; and requiring the Department to submit a report to specified committees of the General Assembly on or before December 1, 2008.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Norman H. Conway, District 38B
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Animals -see also- Birds; Turtles
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Emergency Medical Services
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered