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Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia [12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Amend regulations to revise construction standards for inpatient and outpatient ...
Action 4088 / Stage 8967
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 5/4/2021  3:17 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 6/22/2020    
pdf Attorney General Certification 10/19/2020    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 4/12/2021   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 6/22/2020
Review Completed: 10/19/2020
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 10/19/2020
Review Completed: 11/9/2020
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 6/9/2021
Effective Date 6/9/2021
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 4088:
Amend regulations to revise construction standards for inpatient and outpatient hospitals
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (6774) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/06/2013.
Proposed   (7334) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/06/2016.
Final   (8967) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/09/2021.
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