Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Health and Human Resources
Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Petition 182
Petition Information
Petition Title Request to Amend Regulations for Licensure of Nursing Facilities
Date Filed 4/5/2013    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Molly Vick 
Petitioner's Request

The petitioner requests that the State Board of Health (the Board) amend its regulations concerning architectural drawings and specifications requirements for nursing facilities, contained in the Regulations of Licensure of Nursing Facilities (12 VAC5-371-410.) (the Regulations), on the grounds that the regulation conflicts with the provisions of §32.1-127.001 of the Code of Virginia. 

Agency's Plan


Following a 21-day public comment period, VDH will consider the petition in light of any comments or information received.

Comment Period Began 5/6/2013    Ended 5/26/2013
Virginia Register Announcement Submitted on 4/5/2013
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Published on: 5/6/2013     Volume: 29  Issue: 18
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 8/16/2013
Decision Publication Date Published on: 9/9/2013     Volume: 30  Issue: 1
Agency Decision Summary

The Virginia Department of Health will file a Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Associated regulatory action Amend regulations to revise construction standards for nursing facilities
Latest Stage: Final

Contact Information
Name / Title: Carrie Eddy  / Policy Analyst
Address: VDH Office of Licensure and Certification
9960 Mayland Drive, Ste. 401
Richmond, 23233
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Telephone: (804)367-2102    FAX: (804)367-2149    TDD: ()-