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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Mandate 1255

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Amend regulations for minimum hospital requirements for voluntarily installed newborn safety devices
Purpose of legislation
Requires that any hospital or emergency medical services agency that voluntarily installs a newborn safety device for the reception of children ensure that it meet certain safety and security standards
Legislation mandating a change Chap 80 (2022)
Chap 81 (2022)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 31 : Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations
12 vac 5 - 410 : Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6159: Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapters 72 and 220 (2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I), to Conform to Chapters 1080, 1081, and 1088 (2020 Acts of Assembly), and to Update Clinical Standards
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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