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Procedural Rules for the Conduct of Hearings Before the Board and Its Hearing Officers and the Adoption or Amendment of Regulations [3 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description This chapter sets forth the procedural rules for hearings held by hearing officers and the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, discovery provisions for proceedings arising under the Wine and Beer Franchise Acts, provisions for telephone hearings, and the Board's public participation guidelines for adoption or amendment of regulations.
State Authority Title 4.1, Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. To provide an efficient process for the adjudication of contested license applications, disciplinary cases, and disputes under the Wine and Beer Franchise Acts, while protecting the public health, safety, and welfare.

2. To provide a reasonable opportunity for public input in the formation, amendment, or repeal of agency regulations.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: LaTonya D. Hucks  / Legal Liaison
Address: 2901 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address: latonya.hucks@abc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)213-4698    FAX: (804)213-4574    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Discovery, pre-hearing procedures and production at hearings; definitions Fast-Track Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (7/23/2018).
Appeals Fast-Track Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (7/23/2018).
Evidence Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
Informal Conferences Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
Offers in Compromise Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.
Consent Settlement Fast-Track Governor's office review in progress.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Model Public Participation Guidelines
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/24/2008.
Updating Procedural Rules and Public Participation Guidelines Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 5/19/2007.
Thirty-Day Appeal Period Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 3/1/2001.
Procedural Rules NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 2/28/2001 after the comment period had ended.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Revisions as a Result of Periodic Review NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 8/11/2006 after the comment period had ended.
Franchise Act Procedure and Annual Rule-Making NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 7/30/2004 after the comment period had ended.