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Prohibiting the Taking of Fish for Human Consumption From the North Fork of the Holston River [12 VAC 5 ‑ 170]    (Repealed)
Review 1283
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/8/2013
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Board of Health is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 12VAC5-170, title of regulation:Prohibiting the Taking of Fish for Human Consumption from the North Fork of the Holston River.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins June 3, and ends on June 24.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: David Trump, M.D., Title: Director of the Office of Epidemiology, Address: 109 Governor Street, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: (804)864-7901 email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/3/2013
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 6/24/2013

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Repeal the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #4080: Repeal 12 VAC5-170
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line