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Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 481]
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Chapter Information
Description A set of comprehensive standards and requirements that protect humans from radiation.
State Authority Virginia Code Sec . 32.1-229
Federal Authority None entered
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 To provide standards and requirements that protect humans from radiation.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Steve Harrison  / Director - Office of Radiological Health
Address: 109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: steve.harrison@vdh.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)864-8151    FAX: (804)864-8155    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 0481 Radiation Protection Regulations-Diagnostic X-ray/Therapeutic Radiation Machine 2009 Update Final Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fingerprinting Update with Contact Information Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 8/6/2009.
NRC Update #2 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/1/2008.
Amend to Adopt Federal Order Requiring Fingerprinting Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/3/2008.
2008 NRC Update Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/12/2008.
Repeal existing regulations and adopt new regulations containg up-to-date radiological health standards Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 9/20/2006.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
CH 0481 Radiation Protection Regulations-Diagnostic X-ray/Therapeutic Radiation Machine 2009 Update -