Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Virginia Women Infants and Children Program Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 195]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Action 5260
General Information
Action Summary Amendments are proposed to the Virginia WIC Program state regulation following a periodic review. The majority of the amendments are proposed as a result of the WIC program’s transition from using paper food instruments to the use electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cards. Regulatory text that references the paper food instruments is now obsolete. Additional amendments are proposed throughout the regulation to remain consistent with regulatory guidelines and WIC Program policies
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: Item 291B of the 2018 Appropriation Act
RIS Project Yes  [005519]
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
8586 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/24/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Robin Buskey  / Policy Analyst, Office of Family Health Services
Address: Virginia Department of Health
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)863-7253    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-