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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health
Board
State Board of Health
chapter
Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control [12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
Action:
Repeal Cancer Registry sections, Establish New Regulatory Chapter for Cancer Reporting
 
General Information
Action Summary The Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control provide information about the process and procedures for reporting diseases to the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) including what diseases must be reported, who must report them and other provisions related to the Virginia Cancer Registry. VDH is proposing the amendment of the regulations to create an separate regulatory chapter for the Virginia Cancer Registry and update those regulations. The amendments being proposed are necessary to ensure the regulations reflect the organizational structure of VDH, to clarify regulatory language, to ensure regulatory language is clearly written and easily understandable and ensure the regulations are efficient. Finally some minor formatting edits are necessary.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 12 VAC 5-90 Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  12 VAC 5 - 100 Virginia Cancer Reporting Regulation [Under Development] Promulgate New Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004857]
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7627 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/19/2016.
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Susan Puglisi  / Policy Analyst, Office of Family Health Services
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street, 10th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: susan.puglisi@vdh.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)864-7175    FAX: (804)864-7647    TDD: ()-