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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 371]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to Conform to Provisions of HB2072 of 2017 Session
General Information
Action Summary House Bill 2072 enacted by the 2017 General Assembly amends §32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia relating to nursing home family councils and the rights of family members. House Bill 2072 requires the Board of Health to include in the Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities that rights of a nursing home resident's family to meet in the facility with the families of other residents of the facility by attending meetings of the family council shall not be restricted. The Virginia Department of Health is utilizing this exempt action to amend the Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities (12VAC5-371 et. seq.) to reflect this new requirement
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006 (A) (4) (A)
RIS Project Yes  [005384]
Associated Mandates
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7953 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/21/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Domica Winstead  / Policy Analyst
Address: VDH Office of Licensure and Certification
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2157    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-