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Virginia Department of Health
State Board of Health
Board of Health Regulations Governing Vital Records [12 VAC 5 ‑ 550]
Amending the Regulations Governing Vital Records
Action 226 / Stage 2392
Final Stage  
pdf Final Text   7/21/2003  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/21/2003    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/12/2003   

Changes to Text Changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
DPB Review
Submitted on 7/21/2003
Review Completed: 7/21/2003
Secretary Review Secretary of Health and Human Resources Review Completed: 7/23/2003
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/12/2003
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/15/2003
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/8/2003    Volume: 19  Issue: 26
Comment Period Ended 10/8/2003
Effective Date 10/8/2003
Contact Information
Name / Title: Seth Austin  / State Registrar of Vital Records
2001 Maywill Street, Suites 263 and 268
Richmond, VA 23230
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)662-6244    FAX: (804)662-7262    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this chapter.


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Action 226:
Amending the Regulations Governing Vital Records
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (296) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/19/1999.
Proposed   (385) Stage withdrawn on 12/23/1999 before DPB completed its review.
Proposed   (509) Stage withdrawn on 03/11/2002 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
Proposed   (1676) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/03/2003.
Final   (2366) Stage withdrawn on 07/09/2003 before the Secretary's office completed its review.
Final   (2392) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/08/2003.
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