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Showing: 75 changes that have become effective in the last 90 days (Fast-Track, Emergency, Final) for all agencies and boards.
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Board Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Provision of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
[22 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action: Regulatory Review
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/8/17
Provision of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
[22 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action: Amend Order of Selection Categories
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 2/8/17
Board Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law-Virginia Gypsy Moth Quarantine
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 330]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Expands Gypsy Moth Quarantine to Wythe County
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 4/5/17
Board Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Existing Stationary Sources
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Adopt a new regulation for municipal solid waste landfills that incorporates new EPA requirements (Rev. H16)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
New and Modified Stationary Sources
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update state regulations that incorporate by reference certain federal regulations to reflect the current Code of Federal Regulations (Rev. J16)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
Board Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Tied-House
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 30]
Action: Inducements to retailers; beer and wine tapping equipment; bottle or can openers; back-bar pedestals; banquets licensees; paper, cardboard or plastic advertising materials; clip-ons and table tents; sanctions and penalties.
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/3/17
Tied-House
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 30]
Action: Price Discrimination; Inducements
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/3/17
Manufacturers and Wholesalers Operations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 60]
Action: Solicitation of mixed beverage licensees by representatives of manufactures, etc., of spirits.
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/3/17
Other Provisions
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Action: Transportation of alcoholic beverages; noncommercial permits; commercial carrier permits; refusal, suspension or revocation of permits; exceptions; out-of-state limitation not effected.
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 4/15/17
Other Provisions
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Action: Procedures for handling cider; authorized licensees; containers, labels; markup; age limits.
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/3/17
Board Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Certified Home Inspector Regulations
[18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Home Inspector Training Program Amendments
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 4/17/17
Board Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[18 VAC 30 ‑ 21]
Action: CE credit for volunteer hours
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[18 VAC 30 ‑ 21]
Action: Amendments to reinstatement/reactivation requirements
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/23/17
Board Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action: Amendments to Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations 2012
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology Esthetics Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 70]
Action: General Review 2014
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Board State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations to Assure the Rights of Individuals Receiving Services from Providers Licensed, Funded, or Operated by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 115]
Action: Streamline administrative process; improve program efficiencies; and eliminate redundancies.
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/9/17
Board Board for Branch Pilots
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[18 VAC 45 ‑ 11]
Action: Amend PPGs to Comply with Chapter 795 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 4/1/17
Board Cemetery Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[18 VAC 47 ‑ 11]
Action: Amend PPGs to Comply with Chapter 795 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/13/17
Board Common Interest Community Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[18 VAC 48 ‑ 10]
Action: Amend PPGs to Comply with Chapter 795 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/13/17
Board Board of Counseling
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
[18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action: CE for volunteer service
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
[18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action: Fee increase
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/8/17
Board Criminal Justice Services Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Crime Prevention Specialists
[6 VAC 20 ‑ 180]
Action: Amending 6VAC20-180 Crime Prevention Specialists Correction of Citations Clarifying Language
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/27/17
Board Board of Dentistry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Credit for volunteer hours and extension of time for CE
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/10/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Administration of nitrous oxide only
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/10/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Posting of DEA registration
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Prescribing opioids for pain management
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations to Govern the Certification of Small, Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses
[7 VAC 13 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Regulations to Govern the Certification of Small, Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/8/17
Regulations to Govern the Certification of Small, Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses
[7 VAC 13 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Regulations to Govern the Certification of Small, Women-Owned, and Minority-Owned Businesses
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 4/6/17
Board State Board of Education
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 22]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend to Comply with House Bill 279 (2016) (3 year license for CTE)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
Board Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations of the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers
[18 VAC 65 ‑ 20]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Department of Health Professions
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Health Practitioners' Monitoring Program for the Department of Health Professions
[18 VAC 76 ‑ 10]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Clarification and correction
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
Board State Board of Health
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for Licensure of Abortion Facilities
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 412]
Action: Amend Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 3/22/17
Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 481]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulations to Conform to Federal Regulations
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
Board Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists Regulations
[18 VAC 80 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review 2014
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Board State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for the Senior Citizen Higher Education Program
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to incorporate legislative mandate (recodification)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/20/17
Tuition Assistance Grant Program Regulations
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 71]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to incorporate legislative mandate (recodification)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/20/17
Virginia Student Financial Assistance Program Regulations
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 131]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to incorporate legislative mandate (recodification)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/20/17
Virginia Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program For Shipyard Workers Regulations
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 140]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to incorporate legislative mandate (recodification)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/20/17
Virginia Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program Regulations
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 150]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to incorporate legislative mandate (recodification)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/20/17
Board Department of Labor and Industry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[16 VAC 15 ‑ 11]
Action: Amendment to Public Participation Guidelines, 16VAC15-11-50
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/24/17
Board Board of Long-Term Care Administrators
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing Home Administrators
[18 VAC 95 ‑ 20]
Action: CE credit for volunteer hours
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Board of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Action: Plan First Family Planning Services (Optional Group)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rate; Other Types of Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 80]
Action: Institutions for Mental Disease Reimbursement Changes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 3/8/17
Amount, Duration and Scope of Selected Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 130]
Action: Addiction and Recovery Treatment (ARTS) Services
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 4/1/17
Board Board of Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 20]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids and Buprenorphine
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 21]
Action: Initial regulations
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 40]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice and academic course
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations for Licensure of Occupational Therapists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 80]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Radiologic Technology
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 101]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Radiologic Technology
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 101]
Action: Repeal of traineeships
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Polysomnographic Technologists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 140]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Behavior Analysis
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 150]
Action: increase in hours of CE
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 3/8/17
Board Board of Nursing
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations of the Board of Nursing (Repealed)
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Action: Promulgate New Chapters 19 and 27 and Repeal Chapter 20
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/24/17
Regulations of the Board of Nursing (Repealed)
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Action: Continued competency for reinstatement and reactivation within one renewal cycle
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/10/17
Regulations of the Board of Nursing (Repealed)
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 20]
Action: Acceptance of attestation of graduation from nursing education program
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 4/20/17
Regulations Governing the Registration of Medication Aides
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 60]
Action: Administration of medication by subcutaneous route
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Board of Optometry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
[18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action: CE credit for volunteer work
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Addressing hours of continuous work by pharmacists
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/8/17
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Scheduling of chemicals in Schedule I
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
Board Board of Physical Therapy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public participation guidelines
[18 VAC 112 ‑ 11]
Action: Conformity to Code
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/23/17
Board Board of Psychology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology
[18 VAC 125 ‑ 20]
Action: CE credit for volunteer work
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Real Estate Appraiser Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 11]
Action: Amend PPGs to Comply with Chapter 795 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/13/17
Board Real Estate Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 11]
Action: Amend PPGs to Comply with Chapter 795 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 1/30/17
Board Board of Social Work
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: CE credit for volunteer practice
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/9/17
Board Department of Taxation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
General Provisions Applicable to All Taxes Administered By the Department of Taxation
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 20]
Action: To Amend the General Provisions Applicable to All Taxes Administered by the Department of Taxation, Individual Income Tax, Fiduciary Income Tax, and Corporation Income Tax Regulations to Eliminate Unnecessary and Repetitive Information
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Declaration of Estimated Income Tax By Individuals
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 112]
Action: Repeal Unnecessary Sections of the Declaration of Estimated Income Tax By Individuals Regulation
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Income Tax Withholding
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 140]
Action: Amend Income Tax Withholding Regulation to Conform to Law Changes and Existing Policy
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/13/17
Aircraft Sales and Use Tax
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 220]
Action: Amend Aircraft Sales and Use Tax Regulation to Remove Outdated References to Retail Sales Tax Rate
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/27/17
Estate Tax
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 300]
Action: Repeal Virginia Estate Tax Regulation As It Provides No Guidance Beyond the Plain Meaning of Statute
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/27/17
Tax on Wills and Administration
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 310]
Action: To amend the Tax on Wills and Administration regulation to reflect a recodified citation
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 3/27/17
Forest Products Tax Regulations
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 350]
Action: CH 0350 Repeal of Forest Products Tax Regulation Not Necessary for Administration of the Tax
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Board Board for Waste Management Facility Operators
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Waste Management Facility Operators Regulations
[18 VAC 155 ‑ 20]
Action: Addition of license class
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/1/17
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Water Quality Management Planning Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 720]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Two Revised Waste Load Allocations in the Tennessee-Big Sandy River Basin
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/22/17
General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Watershed Permit Regulation for Total Nitrogen and Total Phosphorus Discharges and Nutrient Trading in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Virginia
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 820]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend and Reissue the General Permit (9VAC25-820)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 2/8/17
Board Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals Regulations
[18 VAC 160 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review 2014
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 4/1/17
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