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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 8965
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/4/2021  3:08 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/9/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 6/18/2020    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/31/2020   (modified 9/14/2020)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 9/1/2020   (modified 9/15/2020)    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/12/2021   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/9/2020
Review Completed: 6/18/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 6/18/2020
Review Completed: 7/31/2020
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/15/2020
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 4/12/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 4/13/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 5/10/2021    Volume: 37  Issue: 19
Comment Period Ended 7/9/2021
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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