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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services [12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Amend Regulations to add SMA and X-ALD to the Virginia Newborn Screening System
Action 5259 / Stage 9513
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 2/8/2022  1:45 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/21/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 1/12/2022   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 12/21/2021
Review Completed: 1/6/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 1/7/2022
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 1/12/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 1/12/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 2/14/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 13
Comment Period Ended 3/16/2022
Effective Date 3/16/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Robin Buskey  / Policy Analyst - Office of Family Health Services
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7253    FAX: (804)864-7022    TDD: ()-


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Action 5259:
Amend Regulations to add SMA and X-ALD to the Virginia Newborn Screening System
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8581) Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/27/2019.
Proposed   (8965) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/09/2021.
Final   (9513) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/16/2022.
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