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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 90. Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control

12VAC5-90-20. Authority.

Chapter 2 of Title 32.1 of the Code of Virginia deals with the reporting and control of diseases. Specifically, § 32.1-35 directs the Board of Health to promulgate regulations specifying which diseases occurring in the Commonwealth are to be reportable and the method by which they are to be reported. Further, § 32.1-42 of the Code of Virginia authorizes the board to promulgate regulations and orders to prevent a potential emergency caused by a disease dangerous to the public health. Section 32.1-12 of the Code of Virginia empowers the Board of Health to adopt such regulations as are necessary to carry out provisions of laws of the Commonwealth administered by the Commissioner of the Department of Health.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12 and 32.1-35 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-28-100 § 2.1, eff. July 1, 1993.

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