NOTICES OF INTENDED REGULATORY ACTION
Vol. 28 Iss. 10 - January 16, 2012

TITLE 12. HEALTH
STATE BOARD OF HEALTH
Chapter 412
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action

Notice is hereby given in accordance with ยง 2.2-4007.01 of the Code of Virginia that the State Board of Health intends to consider amending 12VAC5-410, Rules and Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia, and promulgating 12VAC5-412, Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities. The purpose of the proposed action is to establish minimum standards for the licensure of facilities that perform five or more first trimester abortions per month.

The agency intends to hold a public hearing on the proposed action after publication in the Virginia Register.

Statutory Authority: ยง 32.1-127 of the Code of Virginia.

Public Comment Deadline: February 15, 2012.

Agency Contact: Joe Hilbert, Director of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Department of Health, 109 Governor Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 864-7006, FAX (804) 864-7022, or email joe.hilbert@vdh.virginia.gov.

VA.R. Doc. No. R12-2970; Filed December 29, 2011, 4:36 p.m.