Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations for Scoliosis Screening Program [8 VAC 20 ‑ 690]
Promulgate new regulations
Action 1358
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of the proposed action is to implement the Code of Virginia, which directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations for the implementation of scoliosis screenings for pupils in grades five through ten. The goals of the regulations will address: (1) requirements and training for school personnel and volunteers who conduct the screenings; (2) procedures for the notification of parents when evidence of scoliosis is detected; and (3) and other provisions as the Boards deems necessary.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
Associated Mandates Scoliosis Screening for Public School Students
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
2410 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/22/2003.
2564 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/25/2004.
3021 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/29/2005.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dr. Margaret N. Roberts  / Office of Policy & Public Affairs
Address: Post Office Box 2120
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-2540    FAX: (804)225-2524   

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.