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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services [12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Add Critical Congenital Heart Disease to the Virginia Newborn Screening System
General Information
Action Summary Adds Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) screening to the Virginia Newborn Screening System. HB387/SB183 enacted by the 2014 General Assembly mandated that regulations for CCHD screening be promulgated within 280 days of enactment.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004176]
Associated Mandates Newborn Screening Regulations
Note This action is not intended to satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7074 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation was set to expire on 6/23/2016 and was extended until 12/23/2016.
7245 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/12/2016.
7478 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/20/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dev Nair  / Director, Division of Policy and Evaluation
Address: 109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7662    FAX: (804)864-7647    TDD: ()-