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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 6/9/2020  1:43 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)    

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
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
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 12/15/2020
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 34]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Hilbert  / Deputy Commissioner, Govt & Reg Affairs
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7001    FAX: (804)864-7022    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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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) Governor's office review in progress.
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