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Showing: 36 actions/stages currently being created, amended, or repealed for the State Board of Health. Where the stage type is Emergency,Emergency/NOIRA,Fast-Track,NOIRA,Proposed,Final
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Public Participation Guidelines
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 11]
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Virginia Emergency Medical Services Regulations [under development]
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 32]
Action: Promulgate New Chapter 32 for Emergency Medical Services Regulations and Repeal Chapter 31
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 5/15/17 
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Action: Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 12/5/22 
Virginia Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring System
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
Action: Amendment to comply with changes in public health practice
Stage: Proposed - Register Date: 5/8/23 
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for the Immunization of School Children
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 110]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amend Regulations to Conform to Chapter 1223 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - At Governor's Office
Regulations for Bedding and Upholstered Furniture Inspection Program
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 125]
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Final - At Secretary's Office
Regulations Governing Eligibility Standards and Charges for Health Care Services to Individuals
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 200]
Action: Amend Regulations Following 2022 Periodic Review
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Rules and Regulations Governing Outpatient Data Reporting
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 218]
Action: Amend Regulations Following the 2019 Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - At Secretary's Office
Prescription Drug Price Transparency Regulation [Under Development]
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 219]
Action: Promulgation of New Regulation to Implement Chapter 304 of the 2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I
Stage: Proposed - At Secretary's Office
Virginia Medical Care Facilities Certificate of Public Need Rules and Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 220]
Action: Amend Regulation after Enactment of Chapters 712 and 772 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 371]
Action: Amend Regulation after Enactment of Chapters 712 and 772 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 371]
Action: Amend Regulation to Incorporate Legislative Mandates from 2021, 2020, 2005, and 2004; to Update Terms to Match Statutory Language; and to Update Licensure Provisions
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Certified Nursing Facility Staffing Standards Regulation [Under Development]
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 375]
Action: Promulgation of New Regulation to Implement Chapters 482 and 483 of the 2023 Acts of Assembly
Stage: NOIRA - At DPB
Home Care Organization Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 381]
Action: Amend the Regulation after Assessment and Receipt of Public Comment
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 10/14/19 
Home Care Organization Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 381]
Action: Fee Change for Home Care Organizations after Enactment of Chapter 172 (2022 Acts of Assembly)
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Home Care Organization Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 381]
Action: Amend the Regulation after Enactment of Chapter 470 (2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I)
Stage: Proposed - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 391]
Action: Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapter 525 of the 2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Certification of Community Health Workers [Under Development]
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 402]
Action: Adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for community health worker certification
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 3/1/21 
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action: Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapters 219, 233, and 525 of the 2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action: Amend Regulation after Enactment of Chapters 712 and 772 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action: Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapters 72 and 220 (2021 Acts of Assembly, Special Session I), to Conform to Chapters 1080, 1081, and 1088 (2020 Acts of Assembly), and to Update Clinical Standards
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Sexual Assault Survivor Treatment and Transfer Regulation [Under Development]
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 416]
Action: Promulgation of New Regulation to Implement Chapter 725 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 3/1/21 
Food Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 421]
Action: Amend Food Regulations to conform to Chapter 853 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly; General Medication Storage
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Regulations for Summer Camps
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 440]
Action: Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 12/5/22 
Rules and Regulations Governing Campgrounds
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 450]
Action: Temporary Campground Water Quality/Hand Washing Sinks Exemption
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Regulations Governing Tourist Establishment Swimming Pools and Other Public Pools
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 460]
Action: Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - At Secretary's Office
Swimming Pool Regulations Governing the Posting of Water Quality Results
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 462]
Action: Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - Register Date: 9/26/22 
Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 481]
Action: Repeal and Replace Virginia's Radiation Protection Regulations
Stage: NOIRA - At Secretary's Office
Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations: Fee Schedule
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 490]
Action: Amend Chapter 490 as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA - At Secretary's Office
Rules and Regulations Governing the Construction of Migrant Labor Camps
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 501]
Action: Amend Migrant Labor Camp Regulations Following Periodic Review 2023
Stage: NOIRA - At Governor's Office
Regulations Governing the State Dental Scholarship Program
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 520]
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Proposed - Register Date: 4/25/22 
Waterworks Operation Fee
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 600]
Action: Amend and Update the Waterworks Operation Fee Regulations
Stage: Proposed - At Secretary's Office
Regulations Governing Application Fees for Construction Permits for Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems and Private Wells
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 620]
Action: State Budget Addition of Fees for Repairs, Voluntary Upgrades, and Safe, Adequate, and Proper Evaluations
Stage: Fast-Track - At Secretary's Office
Private Well Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 630]
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Final - At Secretary's Office
Rainwater Harvesting Systems Regulations [Under Development]
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 635]
Action: Rainwater Harvesting Regulations
Stage: Proposed - Register Date: 10/9/23 
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