Proposed Changes to Bedding Regulations

The Virginia Department of Health is seeking comments on in-progress amendments to 12VAC5-125, The Regulations for Bedding and Upholstered Furniture Inspection Program.

Amendments (tracked changes version)

Amendments (clean copy, amended version only)

Current Regulation

Proposed Importer and Distributor fee changes

The amendments are designed to streamline administrative and enforcement procedures, and bring Virginia's regulation closer to national standards for industry.

Live webinar presentations on the amendments:

New products focus- April 17, 2019 from 1:30-3pm Eastern Standard Time. This event has already occurred. Click here to view the slides (see above for fee change slides & information)

Secondhand products focus-  April 25, 2019 from 1:30-3pm Eastern Standard Time. This event has already occurred.

Antique dealers- UPDATE: Due to technical error, the updated link addition did not post, and the webinar has been rescheduled to May 13 at 10:00 EST. Click here to join the webinar (link will not work until the event time). 

Comments on the in-progress draft may be submitted through the below form. Please contact olivia.mccormick@vdh.virginia.gov if you experience technical difficulties with the form.

Bedding Regulations Comment Form