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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations Implementing the Virginia Organ and Tissue Donor Registry [12 VAC 5 ‑ 475]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description These regulations will administer a new registry designed to include information on all Virginians who have indicateed a willingness to donate their organs, eyes and tissues for translantation or research.
State Authority Section 32.1-292.2 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Richard Sikon  / Director, Virginia State Anatomical Program
Address: 400 E Jackson St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-2479    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Organ/Tissue Donor Regulations for Clarity, Efficiency and Effectiveness Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/31/2015.
Adopt regulations to administer the organ and tissue donor registry Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/27/2002.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
6/6/2023 Agency Completed Amend
12/18/2018 Agency Completed Retain As Is
10/3/2007 Agency Completed Amend