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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 15. State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Chapter 20. Regulations Governing Certification and Inspection

6VAC15-20-200. Health inspection schedule.

A. All local correctional facilities shall undergo inspections by the Virginia Department of Health in accordance with § 53.1-68 of the Code of Virginia.

B. Virginia Department of Health environmental staff, under the delegated power of the State Health Commissioner and the district health director, shall be responsible for scheduling and administrating local correctional facility inspections.

C. The Office of Environmental Health Services of the Virginia Department of Health shall provide the technical and administrative guidance to district and local health departments as necessary or requested. Local health departments may coordinate the inspections with the department's Compliance and Accreditation Unit.

Statutory Authority

§ 53.1-5 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 17, eff. July 1, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 22, eff. August 9, 2007.

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