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Showing: 45 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
Protections of Participants in Human Research
[22 VAC 30 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Chapter 728 (2020) Amend Human Research Regulations
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/12/20
Board Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for the Application of Fertilizer to Nonagricultural Lands
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 405]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment to the acreage threshold for the reporting requirement for certain fertilizer applications as required by
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/11/20
Board Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
New and Modified Stationary Sources
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Update to incorporate certain federal regulations to reflect the current CFR (Rev. F20)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/11/20
Permits for Stationary Sources
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Permits and Variances for Stationary Sources, Localities Particularly Affected (Rev. E20)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/11/20
Board State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action: Provision of provider statement to any other provider
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/30/20
Board Board of Testing RIS 2.0 on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Test Chapter 10
[10 VAC 99 ‑ 10]
Action: Test Action 1 - Submitting an Emergency (only) stage RIS 6561 / TH 9125
Stage: Emergency - Effective Date: 12/1/20
Test Chapter 30
[10 VAC 99 ‑ 30]
Action: Test Action 3 - Submitting a Fast-track stage RIS 6563 / TH 9127
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 1/9/21
Test Chapter 40 [under development]
[10 VAC 99 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Test Action 4 & 5 - Submitting an Exempt Action RIS 6564 Proposed stage RIS (9128) and Final stage (9129)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/15/21
Board Cemetery Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Cemetery Board Regulations
[18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment to conform to Chapter 537 (2020)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 12/1/20
Board Common Interest Community Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Time-Share Regulations
[18 VAC 48 ‑ 45]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment of Time-Share Regulations to Conform to SB 584 (2020)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 12/1/20
Board Board of Counseling
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Registration of Qualified Mental Health Professionals
[18 VAC 115 ‑ 80]
Action: Registration of QMHP-trainees
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/29/20
Board State Board of Education
Chapter Action / Stage Information
[under development] Regulations Governing the Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 750]
Action: Promulgating new regulation governing seclusion & restraint in public elementary & secondary schools
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/1/21
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: Licenses for funeral directors and embalmers
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 1/1/21
Board Department of Law / Office of the Attorney General
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for the Division of Human Rights
[1 VAC 45 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Implement 2020 General Assembly legislation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/28/20
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: Removal of the 21 Out of 60 Day Limit
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/30/20
Methods and Standards for Establishing Payment Rates; in-Patient Hospital Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
2020 Provider Reimbursement Changes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 12/23/20
Board Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Safety and Health Regulations for Mineral Mining
[4 VAC 25 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments to implement Chapter 804 of the 2020 Acts of Assmebly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/12/20
Board Board of Optometry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
[18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action: Repeal of professional designation rules and fees
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/29/20
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
[18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Addition of alpha-adrenergic agonists to TPA formulary
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 12/9/20
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Implementation of legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 12/9/20
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: 11/25/20
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 21]
Action: Implementation of legislation for registration of pharmacy technicians
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 11/25/20
Regulations for Practitioners of the Healing Arts to Sell Controlled Substances
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 30]
Action: LImited license for prescribing Schedule VI drugs in non-profit clinics
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 11/25/20
Regulations Governing Collaborative Practice Agreements
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Implementaton of 2020 legislation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/25/20
Board Board of Physical Therapy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy
[18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Action: Practice of dry needling
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/29/20
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy
[18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Renewal fee reduction
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/28/20
Board Board of Psychology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology
[18 VAC 125 ‑ 20]
Action: Implementation of Psychology Interstate Compact
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 10/28/20
Board Real Estate Appraiser Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amending regulations to incorporate federally mandated changes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/1/21
Board Real Estate Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Fair Housing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 50]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments to incorporate new protected classes enacted by 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/1/20
Board Safety and Health Codes Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Federal Identical General Industry Standards
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 90]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Revising the Beryllium Standard for General Industry
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/7/21
Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Occupational Exposure to Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds in Construction and Shipyard Sectors
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/7/21
Federal Identical Construction Industry Standards
[16 VAC 25 ‑ 175]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Railroad Roadway Work, Final Rule
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/7/21
Board State Board of Social Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
Action: Implement Foster Parent Bill of Rights and Reenforce the Role of Foster and Adoptive Parents
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 1/7/21
Board State Board of Elections
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Voter Registration
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 40]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Repeal of Virginia Photo ID Process
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/27/20
Election Administration
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Secure Process for Overfull Optical Scan Machines at the General Registrar's Office
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/26/20
Election Administration
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Mandatory Logic and Accuracy Testing for Electronic Pollbooks
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/26/20
Absentee Voting
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Mandatory Mailing Elements on Absentee Ballot Envelopes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/21/20
Absentee Voting
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Satellite Offices
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/23/20
Absentee Voting
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Action Making an Illegible or Missing Postmark an Immaterial Omission on Absentee Ballot Envelopes
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/23/20
Board Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Solid Waste Management Regulations
[9 VAC 20 ‑ 81]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
HB 1352 (2020) Amendment
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/11/20
Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials
[9 VAC 20 ‑ 110]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Annual Update 2019
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 12/9/20
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 210]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments as a Result of 2020 General Assembly Actions
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/25/20
Virginia Stormwater Management Program (VSMP) Regulations (formerly 4VAC50-60)
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 870]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments as a Result of 2020 General Assembly Actions
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/25/20
General Permit for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities (formerly Part XIV, 4VAC50-60)
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 880]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments as a result of 2020 General Assembly Actions
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 11/25/20
Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80)
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 900]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Submittal of Section 91 of 9VAC25-900 for Publication
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 1/1/21
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