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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Mandate 1359

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Design and construction of hospitals and nursing homes.
Purpose of legislation
Requires the Board of Health, in a section 1 bill, to promulgate regulations pursuant to ยง 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia for the licensure of hospitals and nursing homes that must include minimum standards for the design and construction of hospitals, nursing homes, and certified nursing facilities consistent with the current edition of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Health Care Facilities issued by the American Institute of Architects Academy of Architecture for Health.
Legislation mandating a change Chap 177 (2005)
Chap 222 (2005)
VAC chapters to be amended
12 vac 5 - 371 : Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 6170: Amend Regulation to Incorporate Legislative Mandates from 2021, 2020, 2005, and 2004; to Update Terms to Match Statutory Language; and to Update Licensure Provisions
Latest Stage: Fast-Track
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