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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Board
Criminal Justice Services Board
chapter
Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Businesses [6 VAC 20 ‑ 172]
Action:
Amend 6VAC20-172 and 6VAC20-174 to Address Insurance Requirements for Independent Contractors
 
General Information
Action Summary The proposed language will amend 6 VAC20-172 Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Businesses and 6 VAC20-174 Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Registered Personnel to allow for licensed private security services businesses licensed by DCJS to independently contract with private investigators and personal protection specialists registered with DCJS. Additionally the language will require that every registered personal protection specialist and private investigator hired as an independent contractor maintain comprehensive general liability in the amount to be determined by DCJS and provide evidence of such insurance to the business they are contracting with. The promulgation of this regulation will address the language and requirements of HB1718 which became effective July 1, 2015.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 6 VAC 20-172 Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Businesses Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  6 VAC 20 - 174 Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Registered Personnel Amend Existing Regulation
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004548]
Associated Mandates Private investigators; personal protection specialist; independent contractors
 
Stages
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7359 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 2/10/2016.
7615 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 4/21/2017.
8004 Final Submitted to the Registrar and awaiting publication (10/30/2017).
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Barbara Peterson-Wilson  / Law Enforcement Program Coordinator
Address: 1100 Bank Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: barbara.peterson-wilson@dcjs.virginia.gov
Phone: (804)225-4503    FAX: (804)786-0410    TDD: ()-