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Board for Contractors
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Board for Contractors Regulations
Action: Separation of SDS Specialty - Conventional and Alternative
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Individual License and Certification Regulations
Action: Amend Backflow Vocational Training Requirement
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Board for Professional and Occupational Regulation
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Public Comment Invitation on the Need to Continue Regulation of Select Professions/Occupations
Public Comment Invitation on the Need to Continue Regulation of Select Professions/Occupations
 
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
543 comments
Last comment: 9/24/20 11:45 pm
 
Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Action: Handling fee
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Board of Counseling
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
Action: Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 10/30/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
Action: Handling fee - returned check
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
Action: Resident license
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Regulations Governing the Certification of Rehabilitation Providers
Action: Periodic review
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Regulations Governing the Registration of Qualified Mental Health Professionals
Action: Registration of QMHP-trainees
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Board of Dentistry
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
Action: Administration of sedation and anesthesia
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
Action: Handling fee/returned check
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
Scope of practice for dentistry to include administration of Botox and dermal filler injectables
 
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
136 comments
Last comment: 9/23/20 9:05 am
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Dental Hygiene
Action: Protocols for remote supervision of VDH and DBHDS dental hygienists
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Board of Housing and Community Development
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Virginia Certification Standards
Action: Review and Update of the Virginia Certification Standards
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
Action: Update the Uniform Statewide Building Code
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Virginia Manufactured Home Safety Regulations
Action: Review and Update of the Virginia Manufactured Home Safety Regulations
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Board of Medical Assistance Services
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DRAFT: DME Provider Manual Chapter IV
DRAFT: DME Provider Manual Chapter IV
 
 
 Closes: 10/16/20
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Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
Action: Removal of the 21 Out of 60 Day Limit
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 10/15/20
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Board of Medicine
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, Podiatry, and Chiropractic
Action: Conversion therapy
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Regulations Governing Prescribing of Opioids and Buprenorphine
Action: Waiver for e-prescribing of an opioid
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Last comment: 9/20/20 5:56 pm
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists
Action: CE credit for specialty examination
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants
Action: Practice with patient care team physician
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 10/30/20
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Board of Nursing
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing
Action: Unprofessional conduct - conversion therapy
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Last comment: 9/21/20 12:55 pm
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing
Action: Name tag requirement for foreign graduates
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Regulations for Nurse Aide Education Programs
Action: Implementing Result of Periodic Review
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Regulations Governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners
Action: Unprofessional conduct/conversion therapy
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Board of Optometry
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Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
Action: Repeal of professional designation rules and fees
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
Action: Waiver for e-prescribing
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Board of Pharmacy
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
Action: Increase in fees
Stage: Final
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
Action: Use of medication carousels and RFID technology
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors
Action: Prohibition of products for vaping or inhalation with vitamin E acetate
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Board of Physical Therapy
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy
Action: Practice of dry needling
Stage: Final
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy
Action: Implementation of the Physical Therapy Compact
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 10/30/20
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Board of Psychology
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology
Action: Unprofessional conduct/conversion therapy
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 10/30/20
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Board of Social Work
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
Action: Unprofessional conduct/practice of conversion therapy
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 10/30/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
Action: Correction to qualification for LBSW licensure
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
Toll or pause the time limit on completion of supervised experience during emergency declaration
 
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Commission on the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program
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Ignition Interlock Regulations
Action: Amendments to Virginia's Ignition Interlock Regulations
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 10/30/20
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Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
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Assessment in Assisted Living Facilities
Action: Amend Assessment in Assisted Living Facilities
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/13/20
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Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
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Regulations Governing the Sale and Distribution of Goods and Articles Made By Blind Persons
Action: Amend 22VAC45-30 to update agency name and align Admin Code to Virginia Code
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Provision of Services in Rehabilitation Teaching
Action: Amend 22VAC45-70 and Repeal 22VAC45-80 to combine regulations
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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Standards for Classification of Real Estate as Devoted to Agricultural Use and to Horticultural Use Under the Virginia Land Use Assessment Law
Action: Amendments to reflect regulatory changes required pursuant to Chapter 504 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly; general review of this regulation
Stage: Final
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Forensic Science Board
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Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs
Action: Amendments to Permit Consideration and Approval of Presumptive Mobile Instruments
Stage: Final
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Safety and Health Codes Board
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Department of Labor and Industry Announces Intent to Adopt a Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220
Department of Labor and Industry Announces Intent to Adopt a Permanent Standard for Infectious Disease Prevention: SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, 16VAC25-220
 
 
 Closes: 9/25/20
510 comments
Last comment: 9/25/20 1:29 am
 
State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
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Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Action: Provision of provider statement to any other provider
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
17 comments
Last comment: 9/24/20 12:54 pm
 
State Board of Elections
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Voter Registration
Action: Amendment to the Definition of Valid
Stage: Final   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Election Administration
Action: Secure Process for Overfull Optical Scan Machines at the General Registrar's Office
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Election Administration
Action: Mandatory Logic and Accuracy Testing for Electronic Pollbooks
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Absentee Voting
Action: Action Making an Illegible or Missing Postmark an Immaterial Omission on Absentee Ballot Envelopes
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Last comment: 9/24/20 10:01 pm
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Absentee Voting
Action: Mandatory Mailing Elements on Absentee Ballot Envelopes
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Last comment: 9/23/20 11:25 am
 
State Board of Health
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Certification of Doulas [UNDER DEVELOPMENT]
Action: Adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for doula certification
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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Regulations Governing Tourist Establishment Swimming Pools and Other Public Pools
Action: Amend Regulations following Periodic Review
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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State Board of Social Services
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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
Action: Repeal Section 50 Application Processing
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
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Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
Action: Regulatory Language for Enrollment Agreement Legislation
Stage: Proposed
 
 Closes: 11/14/20
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Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
Action: Fee Changes
Stage: Notice of Intended Regulatory Action
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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State Water Control Board
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Fees for Permits and Certificates
Action: Fast track amendment- removal of fees for MS4 and construction activities
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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General Regulations Under State Water Control Law - Requirement No. 1
Action: Fast-Track repeal of regulation- result of 2019 periodic review
Stage: Fast-Track
 
 Closes: 9/30/20
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Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permit for Sewage Discharges Less Than or Equal to 1,000 Gallons Per Day
Action: 2021 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/3/20
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Last comment: 8/4/20 5:31 pm
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General Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit for Seafood Processing Facilities
Action: 2021 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing Regulation
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Virginia Pollution Abatement (VPA) Permit Regulation for Poultry Waste Management
Action: Reissue and amend, if necessary, the Virginia Pollution Abatement Regulation and General Permit for Poultry Waste Management
Stage: Proposed   This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
 
 Closes: 10/2/20
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Last comment: 8/3/20 10:55 am
 
Virginia Racing Commission
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Historical Horse Racing [under development]
Action: To Promulgate Regulations Pertaining to Historical Horse Racing
Stage: Final
 
 Closes: 10/14/20
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