Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia's Rules and Regulations Governing Cooperative Agreements [12 VAC 5 ‑ 221]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend regulations to conform to Chapter 371 of 2018
Action 5133
General Information
Action Summary House Bill 663 enacted by the 2018 General Assembly amends ยง 15.2-5384.1 of the Code of Virginia (Code) to require the Board of Health (Board) to include in the Regulations Governing Cooperative Agreements reimbursement of costs necessary to examine, review, and supervise a cooperative agreement. Parties to a cooperative agreement shall reimburse the State Health Commissioner (Commissioner) for all reasonable and actual costs incurred by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) including the costs of experts and consultants retained by the Commissioner in the review of an application, and supervision of any cooperative agreement approved. Before contracting with experts or consultants, the Commissioner shall provide reasonable notice to the parties of a cooperative agreement of the anticipated costs of the experts and consultants as well as the proposed scope of work. The parties shall be given a reasonable time period to provide to the Commissioner information related to possible alternatives to the use of such experts and consultants. The Commissioner shall consider the information submitted by the parties in determining whether to retain an expert or consultant. The Commissioner shall maintain detailed records of all costs incurred for which reimbursement is requested, and provide the parties with a quarterly report that includes all costs incurred for which the Commissioner seeks reimbursement.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a) of Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [005677]
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
8396 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/14/2018.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Robert Payne  / Director, Office of Licensure and Certification
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2109    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.