Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/15/2014
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010), §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, and Executive Directive ED-01 (May 12, 2014) the Board of Health is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 12 VAC 5-412, Regulations for the Licensure of Abortion Facilities.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010). http://dpb.virginia.gov/regs/eo14.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.
The comment period begins June 16, 2014 and ends on July 31, 2014.
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Erik Bodin, Director, VDH Office of Licensure and Certification, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 401, Henrico, Virginia, 23233, Telephone: 804-367-2102, FAX: 804-527-4502, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/16/2014
begins on the publication date and ends on 7/31/2014
Comments Received: 3916
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Attorney General Certification