Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders [12 VAC 5 ‑ 66]
Review 1841
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 7/8/2019
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Health is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 12 VAC 5--66, title of regulation: Regulations Governing Durable Do Not Resuscitate Orders.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.pdf

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 August 5, 2019, and ends on August 26, 2019.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Cam Crittenden, Title: Division Manager of Trauma and Critical Care, Address: 1041 Technology Park Drive, City: Glen Allen, State: Virginia, Zip: 23059-4500, Telephone: (804)888-9100, FAX: (804)371-3409, 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 both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Capps  / Legislative & Regulatory Coordinator
Address: James Madison Building
109 Governor Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-7190    FAX: (804)864-7022    TDD: ()-   
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 8/5/2019
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 8/26/2019

Comments Received: 1

Review Result
Amend the regulation
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (7/22/2022)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #5991: Amend DNR Regulations Following Periodic Review 2022
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 7/8/2019
Review Completed: 8/1/2019
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo