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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services [12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Action 5947 / Stage 9602
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/22/2022   (modified 11/4/2022)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 11/1/2022   

DPB Review
Submitted on 4/22/2022
Review Completed: 5/5/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 5/5/2022
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 11/1/2022
Governor Review Completed: 11/1/2022
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 11/4/2022
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 12/5/2022    Volume: 39  Issue: 8
Comment Period Ended 1/4/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Vanessa Walker-Harris  / Director, Office of Family Health Services
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7627    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-


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Action 5947:
Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9602) Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/04/2023.
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