Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Home Care Organization Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 381]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Regulations for the Licensure of Home Care Organizations - technical changes
Action 3337
General Information
Action Summary HB708 (2010) amends § 32.1-162.9:1 of the Code of Virginia related to home care organizations developing policies for maintaining a drug free workplace and reporting positive results of any drug test administered to the appropriate health regulatory board of the Department of Health Professions. Therefore, 12VAC5-381-180 and 200 of the ”Regulations for the Licensure of Home Care Organizations” are being amended to conform to the law. Action is also taken as a result of the Regulatory Reform Task Force under then-Attorney General McDonnell. This change to 12VAC5-381-170 is technical in nature.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006-4A of the Code of Virginia (APA)
RIS Project Yes  [002460]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 10/4/2010
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
5618 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2010.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Rebekah E. Allen  / Sr. Policy Analyst
Address: Virginia Department of Health
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)527-4502    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.