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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control [12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
Emergency Action to Add SARS as a Reportable Disease
Action 1284 / Stage 2283
Emergency Stage  
pdf Emergency Text   4/18/2003  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/18/2003    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/18/2003    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/24/2003   

Emergency Authority Sec. 2.2-4011, 32.1-13, 32.1-42 of the Code
Attorney General Review Review Completed: 4/18/2003
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/18/2003
Review Completed: 4/21/2003
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 4/21/2003
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 4/24/2003
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/24/2003
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/19/2003    Volume: 19  Issue: 18
Comment Period Comment periods are not required for emergency regulations. If efforts are made to make this regulation permanent, then public comment periods will be established.
Effective Date 4/21/2003
Expiration Date 4/20/2004
Contact Information
Name / Title: Diane Woolard  / Director, Div'n of Surveillance and Investigation
Address: Suite 113, 1500 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-6615   


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Action 1284:
Emergency Action to Add SARS as a Reportable Disease
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency   (2283) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 04/20/2004.
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