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Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records [12 VAC 5 ‑ 550]
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Chapter Information
Description The regulations are designed to set forth the requirements to facilitate the vital record registration activities and health statistical services in a manner to ensure the uniform and efficient administration of the system.
State Authority Section 32.1-249 through through 32.1-276
Federal Authority N/A
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation Whether the regulatoisn continue to administer the Commonwealth's only system of vital records by including provisions for ensuring the accurate, uniform, efficient and confidenetial administration of the system for maintaining vital records.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Janet Rainey  / Director and State Registrar
Address:
1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Suite 275
Richmond, VA 23230
Email Address: janet.rainey@vdh.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)662-6207    FAX: (804)662-7262   
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend regulations following periodic review Proposed Attorney General review in progress.
To create a Certificate of Live Birth form and a Certified Birth Certificate Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/14/2009.
Amending the Regulations Governing Vital Records Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/8/2003.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment in accordance with a recent court case Proposed Stage withdrawn after the Governor's office completed its review.