Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations for Bedding and Upholstered Furniture Inspection Program [12 VAC 5 ‑ 125]
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Action 5115
General Information
Action Summary The intent of this regulatory action is to update the regulation by reducing conflicts with other states’ bedding and upholstered furniture regulations, clarifying licensing and permitting requirements and operating standards, and addressing concerns expressed by the Office of the Attorney General and the General Assembly regarding certain items in the regulation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005798]
Associated Mandates Antique exemption; bedding and upholstered furniture
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 5/17/2017
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
8374 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/20/2019.
8753 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/27/2022.
9947 Final Secretary of Health and Human Resources review in progress.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Olivia McCormick  / Program Manager
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8146    FAX: (804)864-7475    TDD: ()-