Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Prohibiting the Taking of Fish for Human Consumption From the North Fork of the Holston River [12 VAC 5 ‑ 170]    (Repealed)
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
This action is part of the regulatory reform initiative.
Repeal 12 VAC5-170
Action 4080
General Information
Action Summary Based on the findings of a periodic review, the State Board of Health determined that these regulations are no longer necessary to protect public health. The current process used to inform the public of health risks associated with fish consumption is through fish consumption advisories. A "Do Not Eat" fish consumption advisory already exists for fish caught in the North Fork of the Holston River.
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: Section 32.1-248 of the Code of Virginia ยง 32.1-248. Closing of waters; modification or revocation of regulation or order. The Board may adopt regulations or orders closing any river, stream, lake or other body of water in this Commonwealth to fish
RIS Project Yes  [003785]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 5/8/2013
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
6759 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/22/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Dwight Flammia  / Toxicologist
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8187    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.