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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 481]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to Conform to Changes in Federal Regulations
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this proposed action is to amend section 12VAC5-481-451, "Increased controls and fingerprinting" to be compatible with 10 CFR Part 37. The NRC created Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 10, Part 37 (10CFR Part37), “Physical Protection of Category 1 and Category 2 Quantities of Radioactive Material” on March 19, 2013. Agreement States are required to implement compatible regulations within 3 years of this date or the program will be deemed "non-compatible" by the NRC, which may result in the revocation of Virginia’s Agreement State status
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006(A)4(c) of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [004629]
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
7441 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/9/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Steve Harrison  / Director - Office of Radiological Health
Address: 109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8151    FAX: (804)864-8155    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.