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Showing: 79 actions/stages approved by the Governor in the last 90 days for all agencies and boards. Where the stage type is Emergency,Emergency/NOIRA,Fast-Track,NOIRA,Proposed,Final
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Board Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Shooting Enclosures
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 205]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-205
Stage: Fast-Track
Virginia Grade Standards for Breeder Swine
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 270]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-270
Stage: Fast-Track
Virginia Grade Standards for Slaughter and Feeder Lambs
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 280]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-280
Stage: Fast-Track
Breeder Sheep Grade Standards
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 290]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-290
Stage: Fast-Track
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Imported Fire Ant Quarantine for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 315]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Expand imported fire ant quarantine to include certain counties in southeastern Virginia
Stage: Final
Regulations for Enforcement of the Noxious Weeds Law
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 317]
Action: Amend noxious weed list
Stage: Final
Rules and Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Pest Law – Thousand Cankers Disease Quarantine
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 318]
Action: Repeal of 2 VAC 5-318
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Board of Directors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Other Provisions
[3 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Action: Industrial Permit Fees
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers, and Landscape Architects Regulations
[18 VAC 10 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Virginia Board for Asbestos, Lead, and Home Inspectors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Home Inspector Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action: 2020-2021 General Review of Home Inspector Licensing Regulations
Stage: Proposed
Home Inspector Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action: SB 607 Amendment
Stage: Final
Board Board for Barbers and Cosmetology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action: Lower Cosmetology Training to 1,000 Hours
Stage: Final
Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations
[18 VAC 41 ‑ 20]
Action: Temporary License Extension
Stage: Fast-Track
Board State Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Rules and Regulations For Licensing Providers by the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 105]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amendments to ensure that licensing and human rights regulations support high-quality mental health services.
Stage: Final
Operation of the Individual and Family Support Program
[12 VAC 35 ‑ 230]
Action: Amendments to establish criteria and annual funding priorities through the Annual Funding Program Guidelines and ensure public input.
Stage: Final
Board Cemetery Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Cemetery Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 47 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
2024 Cemetery Board Temporary Fee Reduction
Stage: Final
Board Common Interest Community Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Common Interest Community Association Registration Regulations
[18 VAC 48 ‑ 60]
Action: General Review of Common Interest Community Association Registration Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board for Contractors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: Continuing Education Amendment
Stage: Final
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: General Regulatory Reduction Initiative
Stage: Final
Board Board of Dentistry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Expansion and clarification of refresher courses required for reinstatement of a license
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Training requirements for botulinum toxin injections for cosmetic purposes
Stage: Emergency/NOIRA
Board Virginia Employment Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Required Records and Reports
[16 VAC 5 ‑ 32]
Action: Amendment to the Required Records and Reports for Virginia employers
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Fair Housing Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Fair Housing Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 62 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Fair Housing Certification Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
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: Adjustment of requirements related to documentation of continuing education pursuant to 2022 legislation
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Department of General Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for Certification of Laboratories Analyzing Drinking Water
[1 VAC 30 ‑ 41]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Chapter 41 Update Code of Federal Regulations Incorporation by Reference
Stage: Final
Board State Board of Health
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for the Licensure of Hospitals in Virginia
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 410]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Adopt regulations setting forth the requirements for emergency room personnel security training
Stage: Final
Board Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers
[6 VAC 35 ‑ 101]
Action: Amend Regulation Governing Juvenile Secure Detention Centers to Add Provisions Pertaining to Community Placement Programs
Stage: NOIRA
Board Manufactured Housing Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Manufactured Housing Licensing and Transaction Recovery Fund Regulations
[13 VAC 6 ‑ 20]
Action: Regulatory Reduction Consideration Pursuant to EO19
Stage: NOIRA
Board Marine Resources Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Identification of Crab Pots, Peeler Pots, Eel Pots, and Fish Pots
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 140]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Clarifying the height requirement for crab/eel pot buoys
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Blue Crab Fishery
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 270]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Establishing the 2024-2025 crabbing season and bushel limits and amending the daily time limit for commercial harvest
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Sharks
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 490]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Removing Oceanic whitetip shark from a permitted shark species to a prohibited shark species.
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Amberjack and Cobia
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 510]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending the cobia aquaculture permitting process
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Restrictions on Oyster Harvest
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 720]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Establishing the 2024-2025 areas of public harvest, public oyster harvest seasons, and oyster resource conservation measures
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Prohibition of Crab Dredging in Virginia Waters
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 1140]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Closure of crab dredging in Virginia waters for the 2024-2025 season
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Pertaining to Atlantic Menhaden
[4 VAC 20 ‑ 1270]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Establish a quota and license transfer system for the menhaden purse seine bait sector to address the requirements of 391(D) of the 2024 Commonwealth of Virginia Budget Bill.
Stage: Final
Board Board of Medical Assistance Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Administration of Medical Assistance Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action: Provider Appeals Update
Stage: Fast-Track
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action: Repeal of the Documents Incorporated by Reference – Chapter 60
Stage: Fast-Track
Eligibility and Appeals
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 110]
Action: Client Appeals Update
Stage: Fast-Track
Waivered Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 120]
Action: CCC Plus WAIVER
Stage: Final
Board Board of Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing Delegation to an Agency Subordinate
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 15]
Action: Implementation of 2022 Periodic Review of Chapter 15
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Department of Motor Vehicles
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Permit Regulations
[24 VAC 20 ‑ 82]
Action: Amend Permit Regulations to remove outdated requirements
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Board of Nursing
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing
[18 VAC 90 ‑ 19]
Action: Fee Increase 2024
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Exemption of automated dispensing devices stocked solely with emergency or stat-use medications from certain requirements of 18VAC110-20-555
Stage: Proposed
Board Board of Physical Therapy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy
[18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Action: Regulatory reduction
Stage: Proposed
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy
[18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Action: Regulatory amendment to allow agency subordinates to hear credentials cases
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Parking and Traffic
[8 VAC 105 ‑ 11]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Repeal 8VAC105-11
Stage: Final
Board Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Professional Boxing and Wrestling Event Regulations
[18 VAC 120 ‑ 40]
Action: General Review of Virginia Professional Boxing and Wrestling Events Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board of Psychology
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Psychology
[18 VAC 125 ‑ 20]
Action: Reduction in barriers to licensure 2022
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Virginia Racing Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Historical Horse Racing
[11 VAC 10 ‑ 47]
Action: To Amend Regulations Pertaining to Simulcast Operations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Real Estate Appraiser Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Real Estate Appraiser Board Rules and Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Appraisal Management Company Regulations
[18 VAC 130 ‑ 30]
Action: General Review of Appraisal Management Company Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board Real Estate Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 20]
Action: General Review of Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Virginia Real Estate Board Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 20]
Action: Fee Adjustment 2021
Stage: Final
Fair Housing Regulations
[18 VAC 135 ‑ 50]
Action: General Review of Fair Housing Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
Board State Board of Social Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Standards and Regulations for Licensed Adult Day Care Centers
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 61]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Rename Adult Day Care Centers to Adult Day Centers
Stage: Final
Board Board of Social Work
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: Reduction in CE hours for continuation of approval to be a supervisor
Stage: Final
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: Acceptance of APA approved trainings as CE providers
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations Governing the Practice of Social Work
[18 VAC 140 ‑ 20]
Action: 2022 Periodic Review changes to section 37
Stage: NOIRA
Board Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Impounding Structure Regulations
[4 VAC 50 ‑ 20]
Action: Amend Provisions of Impounding Structure Regulations Following Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA
Board State Board of Elections
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Campaign Finance And Political Advertisements
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 90]
Action: Campaign Finance Regulations for Print Media Advertisements
Stage: Proposed
Campaign Finance And Political Advertisements
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 90]
Action: Campaign Finance Regulations for Print Media Advertisements
Stage: Emergency
Board Department of State Police
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations relating to standards and specifications for purple warning lights used by vehicles leading or escorting funeral processions
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 165]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
2024 Amendments to Regulations relating to standards and specifications for purple warning lights used by vehicles leading or escorting funeral processions
Stage: Final
Board Department of Taxation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Retail Sales and Use Tax
[23 VAC 10 ‑ 210]
Action: Fast-Track Regulatory Action to Reduce Regulatory Burdens
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Department of Transportation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Access Management Regulations
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 73]
Action: NOIRA and Periodic Review
Stage: Proposed
Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 92]
Action: Amendment due to Ch. 425 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Proposed
Board Board of Veterinary Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
[18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action: Implementation of 2022 Periodic Review Changes
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
[18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action: Regulatory amendments to allow agency subordinates to hear credentials cases
Stage: Fast-Track
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine
[18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action: Reduction of requirements for licensure by endorsement
Stage: NOIRA
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Virginia Water Protection Permit Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 210]
Action: Amendments Establishing Criteria for Water Auditing Plans and Leak Detection and Repair Plans and Requiring Applications to Include Plans
Stage: Proposed
Board Board of Wildlife Resources
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Definitions and Miscellaneous: In General
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending sections 50 and 130 of Chapter 20.
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Game: In General
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Adding Section 310: GPS Tracking collars for bear and deer hunting with dogs
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Game: In General
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Adding Section 320: Reasonable efforts for deer and bear hunting with dogs.
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Fish: Fishing Generally
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 320]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Changes to creel and length limits for certain fish (Section 25).
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Fish: Trout Fishing
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 330]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Trout fishing: Amending Chapter 330 sections 150 and 160.
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Fish: Aquatic Invertebrates, Amphibians, Reptiles, and Nongame Fish
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 360]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Removing species of bullhead from ability to take (Section 10).
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Watercraft: Motorboat Numbering
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 380]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Ch. 380 - Amending sections 30 and 40.
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Watercraft: Safe and Reasonable Operation of Vessels
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 390]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending sections 10, 85, and 140 of Chapter 390.
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Watercraft: Navigation Lights and Shapes
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 420]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amending section 10 of Chapter 420.
Stage: Proposed
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