Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Rules and Regulations Governing the Construction of Migrant Labor Camps [12 VAC 5 ‑ 501]
Amend Migrant Labor Camp Regulations Following Periodic Review 2023
Action 6183
General Information
Action Summary This action, following a periodic review, seeks to amend the regulatory text to ensure an effective program governing living quarters for migrant agricultural workers within the Commonwealth. The Regulations have not undergone a comprehensive review since their promulgation over twenty years ago. This action will remove outdated information; add and amend language to reflect best practices and the latest science from industry, academia, public health experts and other stakeholders; clarify enforcement standards; and include any additional amendments deemed necessary in response to public comment or input from industry and subject matter experts.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7480]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 2/8/2022
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
9923 NOIRA Governor's office review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kristin Marie Clay  / Senior Policy Analyst
Address: Office of Environmental Health Services
109 Governor Street, 5th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-7474    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-