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Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Provides minimum standards for facilities performing five or more first trimester abortions per month
State Authority 32.1-127
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 Protect the health and safety of women receiving first trimester abortion services
Meetings There is 1 future meeting that specifically targets this chapter for discussion. See all meetings (8) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Erik Bodin  / Director, Office of Licensure and Certification
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-2109    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 7/1/2016.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/20/2013.