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Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities [12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Guidance Documents
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 See all meetings (8) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Robert Payne  / Director, Office of Licensure and Certification
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: robert.payne@vdh.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-2109    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend the Regulation after Assessment and Receipt of Public Comment NOIRA Comment period is underway and will end on 7/10/2019.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amend Regulation to Suspend Portion of 2017 Rulemaking
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/15/2019.
Amend Regulations to conform to 571 of 2018
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/14/2018.
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/22/2017.
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 6/20/2013.

Past Periodic Reviews
Optional Title Date Filed Status
5/15/2014 Amend