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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 431. Sanitary Regulations for Hotels

12VAC5-431-40. Administration of regulations.

These regulations are administered by the following:

1. State Board of Health. The State Board of Health has the responsibility to promulgate, amend and repeal regulations necessary to protect the public health.

2. State Health Commissioner. The State Health Commissioner is the chief executive officer of the State Department of Health. The commissioner has the authority to act for the board when it is not in session (See § 32.1-20 of the Code of Virginia). The commissioner may delegate his powers under these regulations in writing to any subordinate.

3. State Department of Health. The State Department of Health is designated as the primary agent of the board for the purpose of administering these regulations.

4. District or local health department. The district or local health department is responsible for implementing and enforcing the regulatory activities required by these regulations.

Statutory Authority

§§ 35.1-11 and 35.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 10, eff. March 1, 2002.

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