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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 9. Environment
Agency 20. Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter 120. Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations

9VAC20-120-50. Applicability of regulations.

A. This chapter applies to all persons who manage regulated medical waste, own or operate regulated medical waste management facilities or allow regulated medical waste management facilities to be operated on their property in this Commonwealth, to those who seek approval to engage in these activities and to all persons who manage regulated medical wastes, except those specifically exempted or excluded elsewhere in this chapter.

B. All existing regulated medical waste management facilities must comply with this chapter.

C. By December 16, 2002, all permitted regulated medical waste management facilities will place in their operating record updated design and operation information in accordance with the requirements of 9VAC20-120-730.

D. All existing regulated medical waste management facilities in possession of a permit issued by the director are now deemed to be operating under the provisions of permit by rule. Any modification, transfer, violation or termination of the permit will be in accordance with the procedures specified for permit by rule.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR672-40-01:1 § 2.4, eff. June 29, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 18, eff. June 19, 2002.

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