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Regulations for the Conduct of Human Research [12 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Provides guidance on how to conduct human research that is associated with the agency.
State Authority 32.1-12.1
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation Whether these standards continue to protect the rights and welfare of participants in any medical research projects conducted or authorized by the department and any facility operated, funded, or licensed by the department.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Hilbert  / Director of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7001    FAX: (804)864-7022    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Regulations Based on Results of Periodic Review Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (12/14/2015).

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Exempt Action to Revise Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/31/2010.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 0020 Update Following Periodic Review -
Exempt Action to Revise -