Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations for Scoliosis Screening Program [8 VAC 20 ‑ 690]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description 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.
State Authority ยง22.1-273.1 , Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

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:
Telephone: (804)225-2540    FAX: (804)225-2524   
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate new regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/29/2005.