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Showing: 65 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 of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Standards for Classification of Real Estate as Devoted to Agricultural Use and to Horticultural Use Under the Virginia Land Use Assessment Law
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 20]
Action: Amendments to reflect regulatory changes required pursuant to Chapter 504 of the 2018 Acts of Assembly; general review of this regulation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Regulations for the Enforcement of the Endangered Plant and Insect Species Act
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 320]
Action: Amend lists of endangered and threatened plant and insect species
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/20/20
Regulations Governing the Cooling, Storing, Sampling and Transporting of Milk
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 501]
Action: Adopt 2017 Pasteurized Milk Ordinance and update Virginia-specific provisions
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 9/4/20
Board Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Retail Operations
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 50]
Action: 30 Minute Rule for Mixed Beverage Licensees
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 8/8/20
Other Provisions
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Action: Internet Beer Retailer
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 8/8/20
Board Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
[18 VAC 30 ‑ 21]
Action: Handling fee
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Board Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Barbers and Cosmetology Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Extend Temporary Fee Reduction
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/1/20
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: Compliance with Virginia’s Settlement Agreement with US DOJ
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/1/20
Board Board for Contractors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Contractors Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 22]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendment of Prohibited Acts Pursuant to Chapter 685 (2020 Session)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/1/20
Board Board of Counseling
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Professional Counseling
[18 VAC 115 ‑ 20]
Action: Handling fee - returned check
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Board Board of Dentistry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Change in renewal schedule
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/19/20
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Handling fee/returned check
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Board State Board of Education
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Employment of Professional Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 441]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Exempt Action to the Employment of Professional Personnel Regulations to Conform with 2020 Legis.
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/14/20
Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 543]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend the Regulations Governing the Review and Approval of Education Programs in Virginia
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/14/20
Board Forensic Science Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs
[6 VAC 40 ‑ 30]
Action: Amendments to Permit Consideration and Approval of Presumptive Mobile Instruments
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/1/20
Board State Board of Health
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Hearing Impairment Identification and Monitoring System
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend regulations to include screening for congenital cytomegalovirus in newborns who fail the newborn hearing screen
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/1/20
Regulations for the Licensure of Nursing Facilities
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 371]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapter 846 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/6/20
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospices
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 391]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapter 846 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/6/20
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Regulation to Conform to Chapters 714 and 942 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/6/20
Board State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 31]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
CH 0031 Prohibition on Arbitration Agreements
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/30/20
Board Board of Housing and Community Development
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code
[13 VAC 5 ‑ 63]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Cooling Temperature Amendment Part 2 of 2 - Permanent Replacement Regulation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/17/20
Board Virginia Lottery Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Self-Exclusion Program
[11 VAC 5 ‑ 60]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Promulgating New Chapters 11VAC 5-60, 5-70, 5-80 and the Virginia Sports Bettors' Bill of Rights
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/12/20
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:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Federal Changes to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/16/20
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Home Health Changes Due to Federal Regulatory Change
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/19/20
Board Board of Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Respiratory Therapists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 40]
Action: CE credit for specialty examination
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Regulations Governing the Registration of Surgical Assistants and Surgical Technologists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 160]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Licensure of surgical assistants
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/14/20
Board Board of Nursing
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 19]
Action: Name tag requirement for foreign graduates
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Massage Therapists
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 50]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Conformity to 2020 legislation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/30/20
Board Board of Optometry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
[18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action: Waiver for e-prescribing
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 9/30/20
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Prohibition against incentives to transfer prescriptions
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/14/20
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Increase in fees
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/14/20
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Placement of chemicals in Schedule I
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/5/20
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Scheduling for conformity to DEA scheduling
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/5/20
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Reporting of immunizations to VIIS
Stage: Emergency - Effective Date: 9/22/20
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 60]
Action: Prohibition of products for vaping or inhalation with vitamin E acetate
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA - Effective Date: 9/22/20
Regulations Governing Pharmaceutical Processors
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 60]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Conforming to 2020 legislation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/30/20
Board Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for Natural Gas Motor Vehicle Mechanics and Technicians
[18 VAC 120 ‑ 50]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Repeal of Regulations Governing Natural Gas Automobile Mechanics and Technicians
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/14/20
Board Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Historical Horse Racing [under development]
[11 VAC 10 ‑ 47]
Action: To Promulgate Regulations Pertaining to Historical Horse Racing
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/14/20
Board Real Estate Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments to reflect Chapter 1014 (2020)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/1/20
Board State Board of Social Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Independence Program
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 35]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Remove TANF Family Cap Provision
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Standards for Licensed Assisted Living Facilities
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 73]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Add Provisions for Individualized Service Plans
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Permanency Services - Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption, and Independent Living
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 201]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Add Fostering Futures to Permanency Regulation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Foster and Adoptive Home Approval Standards for 2020 Legislation
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 295]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
TANF Emergency Assistance
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Child Care Program
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 665]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend First Aid Training Provisions for Subsidy Vendors
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/19/20
Child Care Program
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 665]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Child Care Ratios to Comply with Code
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Child Care Program
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 665]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend Background Checks to Comply with Code
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Child Protective Services
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Exempt Amendment to Child Protective Services
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Board Board of Social Work
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: Correction to qualification for LBSW licensure
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
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.
Amendment to the Definition of Valid
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/23/20
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 Department of State Police
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations - Summer 2020 Amendments - FINAL
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/29/20
Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 70]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Motor Vehicle Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations-Summer 2020 Amendments - FINAL
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/4/20
Regulations Governing Purchases of Handguns Within a 30-Day Period
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 101]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Promulgate Regulations Governing Purchases of Handguns Within a 30-Day Period - 2020
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 8/20/20
Board Department of Transportation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Solicitation and Use of VDOT Buildings and Grounds for Nonwork Purposes
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 17]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Repeals
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/3/20
Procedures for Inclusion of Routes Into the Non-Interstate Qualifying Network and Virginia Access Systems
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 570]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
CH 0570 Repeal Procedures for Inclusion of Routes in NIQN and VAS
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/3/20
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Fees for Permits and Certificates
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 20]
Action: Fast track amendment- removal of fees for MS4 and construction activities
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) Permit Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 31]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amend the regulation to correspond with federal NPDES regulations and corrections of technical and style language
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/1/20
General Regulations Under State Water Control Law - Requirement No. 1
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 80]
Action: Fast-Track repeal of regulation- result of 2019 periodic review
Stage: Fast-Track - Effective Date: 10/15/20
Water Quality Standards
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Action: Triennial Review Remaining Issues-Ammonia(Action ID 4017-NOIRA & 3171-Proposal) EFF. October 13, 2020
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 10/13/20
Occoquan Policy
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 410]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Exempt action to update citations and names
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/2/20
Water Quality Management Planning Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 720]
Action:
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
June 2020 Amendment to add eleven new TMDL waste load allocations in the Potomac-Shenandoah River Basin (9VAC25-720-50.A) and James River Basin (9VAC25-720-60.A)
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/2/20
Certification of Nonpoint Source Nutrient Credits (formerly 4VAC50-80)
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 900]
Action: Promulgate new Nutrient Trading Certification Regulations
Stage: Final - Effective Date: 9/1/20
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