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66 Active Chapters and 36 Repealed and 6 Under Development 
VAC Citation Chapter Title Last Activity Date
12 VAC 5‑11   Public Participation Guidelines Periodic Review 4/27/2017
12 VAC 5‑20   Regulations for the Conduct of Human Research Periodic Review 1/13/2018
12 VAC 5‑31   Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations Fast-Track Stage Published 9/17/2018
12 VAC 5‑32  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations
12 VAC 5‑50   [Reserved]    
12 VAC 5‑66   Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders Periodic Review 7/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑67   Advance Health Care Directive Registry Periodic Review 11/9/2017
12 VAC 5‑71   Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services NOIRA Stage Published 5/27/2019
12 VAC 5‑80   Virginia Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring System Periodic Review 12/7/2017
12 VAC 5‑90   Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control Fast-Track Stage Published 11/11/2019
12 VAC 5‑100  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Virginia Cancer Reporting Regulation
12 VAC 5‑105   Rabies Regulations Periodic Review 7/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑110   Regulations for the Immunization of School Children Final Stage Published 7/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑115   Virginia Immunization Information System Regulations Periodic Review 4/28/2019
12 VAC 5‑125   Regulations for Bedding and Upholstered Furniture Inspection Program NOIRA Stage Published 1/21/2019
12 VAC 5‑135  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Recreational Water Advisories
Fast-Track Stage Published 8/19/2019
12 VAC 5‑150   Regulations for the Sanitary Control of Storing, Processing, Packing or Repacking of Oysters, Clams and Other Shellfish Periodic Review 5/17/2017
12 VAC 5‑160   Regulations for the Sanitary Control of the Picking, Packing and Marketing of Crab Meat for Human Consumption Periodic Review 5/17/2017
12 VAC 5‑165   Regulations for the Repacking of Crabmeat Final Stage Published 11/2/2015
12 VAC 5‑170   Prohibiting the Taking of Fish for Human Consumption From the North Fork of the Holston River Periodic Review 4/28/2019
12 VAC 5‑191   State Plan for the Children with Special Health Care Needs Program Periodic Review 1/25/2018
12 VAC 5‑195  
All actions related to this chapter are exempt from the executive branch review process.
Virginia Women Infants and Children Program Regulations
Final Stage Published 6/24/2019
12 VAC 5‑200   Regulations Governing Eligibility Standards and Charges for Health Care Services to Individuals Periodic Review 6/19/2019
12 VAC 5‑215   Rules and Regulations Governing Health Data Reporting Periodic Review 6/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑216   Methodology to Measure Efficiency and Productivity of Health Care Institutions Periodic Review 6/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑217   Regulations of the Patient Level Data System Periodic Review 6/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑218   Rules and Regulations Governing Outpatient Data Reporting Periodic Review 6/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑220   Virginia Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Rules and Regulations Final Stage Published 7/22/2019
12 VAC 5‑221   Virginia's Rules and Regulations Governing Cooperative Agreements Final Stage Published 10/29/2018
12 VAC 5‑230   State Medical Facilities Plan NOIRA Stage Published 3/4/2019
12 VAC 5‑371   Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities Final Stage Published 7/22/2019
12 VAC 5‑381   Home Care Organization Regulations NOIRA Stage Published 10/14/2019
12 VAC 5‑391   Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices Final Stage Published 10/29/2018
12 VAC 5‑405   Rules Governing Private Review Agents Periodic Review 10/2/2015
12 VAC 5‑407   Regulations for the Submission of Health Maintenance Organization Quality of Care Performance Information Periodic Review 6/8/2019
12 VAC 5‑408   Regulation for the Certificate of Quality Assurance of Managed Care Health Insurance Plan (MCHIP) Licensees Periodic Review 2/13/2017
12 VAC 5‑410   Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia Final Stage Published 7/22/2019
12 VAC 5‑411  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Regulations for Inpatient Hospital Licensure
NOIRA Stage Withdrawn 9/5/2014
12 VAC 5‑412   Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities NOIRA Stage Published 6/10/2019
12 VAC 5‑421   Food Regulations Fast-Track Stage Published 9/2/2019
12 VAC 5‑431   Sanitary Regulations for Hotels Periodic Review 5/17/2017
12 VAC 5‑440   Regulations for Summer Camps Periodic Review 11/15/2016
12 VAC 5‑450   Rules and Regulations Governing Campgrounds Final Stage Published 10/29/2018
12 VAC 5‑460   Regulations Governing Tourist Establishment Swimming Pools and Other Public Pools Fast-Track Stage Published 9/2/2019
12 VAC 5‑462   Swimming Pool Regulations Governing the Posting of Water Quality Results Periodic Review 11/15/2016
12 VAC 5‑475   Regulations Implementing the Virginia Organ and Tissue Donor Registry Periodic Review 8/31/2018
12 VAC 5‑481   Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations Final Stage Published 3/5/2018
12 VAC 5‑490   Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations: Fee Schedule Final Stage Published 1/7/2019
12 VAC 5‑501   Rules and Regulations Governing the Construction of Migrant Labor Camps Periodic Review 5/8/2013
12 VAC 5‑507   Guidelines for General Assembly Nursing Scholarships and Loan Repayment Program Requiring Service in a Long-Term-Care Facility Final Stage Published 6/13/2016
12 VAC 5‑508   Regulations Governing the Virginia Physician Loan Repayment Program Periodic Review 4/28/2019
12 VAC 5‑510   Guidelines for General Assembly Nursing Scholarships Periodic Review 4/28/2019
12 VAC 5‑520   Regulations Governing the State Dental Scholarship Program NOIRA Stage Published 10/17/2016
12 VAC 5‑525  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Regulations for Physician Assistant Scholarships
Proposed Stage Published 11/28/2016
12 VAC 5‑530   Regulations Governing the Virginia Medical Scholarship Program Periodic Review 5/9/2016
12 VAC 5‑540   Rules and Regulations for the Identification of Medically Underserved Areas in Virginia Periodic Review 4/28/2019
12 VAC 5‑542   Rules and Regulations Governing the Virginia Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Scholarship Program Periodic Review 9/15/2017
12 VAC 5‑545   Guidelines for the Nurse Educator Scholarship Periodic Review 1/17/2017
12 VAC 5‑550   Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records Proposed Stage Published 8/5/2019
12 VAC 5‑560   [Reserved]    
12 VAC 5‑570   Commonwealth of Virginia Sanitary Regulations for Marinas and Boat Moorings Final Stage Published 11/16/2015
12 VAC 5‑590   Waterworks Regulations Proposed Stage Published 11/11/2019
12 VAC 5‑600   Waterworks Operation Fee Periodic Review 10/7/2016
12 VAC 5‑610   Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations Final Stage Published 7/25/2016
12 VAC 5‑611   Onsite Sewage Regulations NOIRA Stage Withdrawn 1/7/2016
12 VAC 5‑612  
Regulatory change must be adopted before this chapter becomes effective.
Regulations for the Onsite Sewage Indemnification Fund
Final Stage Withdrawn 1/4/2011
12 VAC 5‑613   Regulations for Alternative Onsite Sewage Systems NOIRA Stage Published 5/27/2019
12 VAC 5‑615   Regulations for authorized onsite soil evaluators Proposed Stage Published 9/17/2018
12 VAC 5‑620   Regulations Governing Application Fees for Construction Permits for Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems and Private Wells Final Stage Published 1/11/2016
12 VAC 5‑630   Private Well Regulations NOIRA Stage Published 10/1/2018
12 VAC 5‑640   Alternative Discharging Sewage Treatment Regulations for Individual Single Family Dwellings Final Stage Published 11/16/2015
12 VAC 5‑650   Schedule of Civil Penalties Periodic Review 9/13/2017