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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
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Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists


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Regulations for the Geology Certification Program [18 VAC 145 ‑ 40]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description Implement a voluntary certification program for geologists (regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct).
State Authority Chapter 22 of Title 54.1
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 To protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by implementing a voluntary certification program for geologists in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: soilscientist@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (866)465-6206    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fee Adjustment 2012 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2015.
Amend qualifications to sit for Fundamentals exam and add GIT designation Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 1/1/2013.