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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Mandate 1251

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Amend regulations for timeframe and evidence required to amend death certificates
Purpose of legislation
Requires the State Registrar, upon receipt of an affidavit and supporting evidence testifying to corrected information on a death certificate within 45 days of the filing of a death certificate, to amend such death certificate to reflect the new information and evidence.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 116 (2022)
Chap 117 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 550 : Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5015: Amend Regulations following Periodic Review - Administrative and Technical amendments
Latest Stage: no stages yet
Action 6269: Amend Regulations Following Statutory Changes
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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