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Showing: 89 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
Regulations for the Inspection of Pet Shops Selling Dogs or Cats [Under Development]
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 105]
Action: Promulgate regulation required by Chapter 1284 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Proposed
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for Enforcement of the Virginia Tree and Crop Pests Law - Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 336]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Expand quarantine to include certain counties and cities in the northern and western regions of Virginia
Stage: Final
Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Seed Law
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 390]
Action: Amendments to Establish a Minimum Germination Rate for Cotton Seed
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations for the Application of Fertilizer to Nonagricultural Lands
[2 VAC 5 ‑ 405]
Action: Amendment to penalties
Stage: Final
Board Air Pollution Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Permits for Stationary Sources
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Revise regulations to implement new requirements for transfer of authority and requests for certain public hearings (Revision D22)
Stage: Final
Regulation for Emissions Trading
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 140]
Action: Repeal CO 2 Budget Trading Program as required by Executive Order 9 (Revision A22)
Stage: NOIRA
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for Control of Greenhouse Gases
[9 VAC 5 ‑ 145]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Aviation and Aerospace Businesses from HFC Requirements (Rev. E22)
Stage: Final
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: Results of periodic review
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Charitable Gaming Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament Regulations
[11 VAC 15 ‑ 50]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Repeal Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament Regulations
Stage: Final
Board Board for Contractors
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Board for Contractors Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 22]
Action: Amendment of Prohibited Acts
Stage: Proposed
Board for Contractors Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 22]
Action: General Regulatory Reduction Initiative
Stage: NOIRA
Board for Contractors Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 22]
Action: Eligibility Requirement Amendment
Stage: NOIRA
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: Journeyman Examination Exemption for Completion of Approved Apprenticeship Program
Stage: NOIRA
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: Amend Backflow Vocational Training Requirement
Stage: Final
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: Continuing Education Amendment
Stage: NOIRA
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: General Regulatory Reduction Initiative
Stage: NOIRA
Individual License and Certification Regulations
[18 VAC 50 ‑ 30]
Action: Eligibility Requirement Amendment
Stage: NOIRA
Board Board of Dentistry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Dentistry
[18 VAC 60 ‑ 21]
Action: Technical correction
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Charitable Gaming
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Charitable Gaming Regulations [Under Development]
[11 VAC 20 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Promulgation of Charitable Gaming Regulations by Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, including electronic gaming provisions
Stage: Proposed
Board Department of Corrections
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for Human Subject Research [Under Development]
[6 VAC 16 ‑ 20]
Action: Promulgate regulations for human subject research
Stage: Fast-Track
Board State Board of Education
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Licensure Regulations for School Personnel
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 23]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt action to comport 8VAC20-23-100 with Chapter 546 of the 2022 Acts of the Assembly
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 131]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Action to Align the Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia with Chapter 582 of the 2020 Acts of the Assembly
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Child Care Program
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 790]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Changes to the Child Care Subsidy Program regulations to comply with items from the FY 2023-2024 budget
Stage: Final
Board Virginia Employment Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Definitions and General Provisions
[16 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Action: 16 VAC 5-10 Amending Definitions and General Provisions
Stage: Fast-Track
Benefits
[16 VAC 5 ‑ 60]
Action: 16 VAC 5-60 Amendments for Modernization
Stage: Fast-Track
Interstate and Multistate Claimants
[16 VAC 5 ‑ 70]
Action: 16 VAC 5-70 Amendments for Modernization
Stage: Fast-Track
Adjudication
[16 VAC 5 ‑ 80]
Action: 16 VAC 5-80 Amendments for Modernization
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Forensic Science Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries
[6 VAC 40 ‑ 40]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amendments to Conform Regulations with Chapters 41 and 42 of the 2022 General Assembly
Stage: Final
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: Final
Board Department of General Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Public Participation Guidelines
[1 VAC 30 ‑ 11]
Action: Amend existing regulation to conform with statute.
Stage: Fast-Track
Regulations for Public Use of the Robert E. Lee Monument in Richmond, VA
[1 VAC 30 ‑ 150]
Action: Repeal Regulation for Public Use of Robert E. Lee Monument
Stage: Fast-Track
Board State Board of Health
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing Virginia Newborn Screening Services
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 71]
Action: Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA
Regulations for Disease Reporting and Control
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 90]
Action: COVID-19 Emergency Update
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Food Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 421]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amend Regulations to Conform to Chapter 393 of the 2022 Acts of Assembly
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Sanitary Regulations for Hotels
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 431]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amend regulation as required by § 35.1-15.1. Required human trafficking training.
Stage: Final
Regulations for Summer Camps
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 440]
Action: Amend Regulations as a Result of Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA
Sewage Handling and Disposal Regulations
[12 VAC 5 ‑ 610]
Action: Addition of Design Elements for Treated Effluent
Stage: Fast-Track
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: Fee Changes
Stage: Final
Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates
[8 VAC 40 ‑ 31]
Action: Certification Required for Schools Offering Distance Learning in Virginia
Stage: Final
Board State Board of Local and Regional Jails
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations for Human Subject Research
[6 VAC 15 ‑ 26]
Action: Repeal Regulations for Human Subject Research
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Board of Long-Term Care Administrators
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Assisted Living Facility Administrators
[18 VAC 95 ‑ 30]
Action: Recommendations of RAP on qualifications for licensure
Stage: Final
Board Marine Resources Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
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.
Prohibition on Shortfin Mako Shark Retention
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.
Modify Oyster Resources User Fee Transfer Eligibility
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.
Modify Purse Seine Area and Time
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.
Establishing Internal Transfers
Stage: Final
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: Update to Outpatient Practitioners
Stage: Fast-Track
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amount, Duration, and Scope of Medical and Remedial Care and Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Clinical Trials
Stage: Final
Standards Established and Methods Used to Assure High Quality Care
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action: Addiction and Recovery Treatment and Substance Use Disorder Services Updates
Stage: Fast-Track
Waivered Services
[12 VAC 30 ‑ 120]
Action: CCC Plus WAIVER
Stage: Proposed
Board Board of Medicine
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physician Assistants
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 50]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Implementation of HB145 for Physician Assistant Practice
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Surgical Assistants and Registration of Surgical Technologists
[18 VAC 85 ‑ 160]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Implementation of HB598 for certification of surgical technologists
Stage: Final
Board Board of Optometry
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations of the Virginia Board of Optometry
[18 VAC 105 ‑ 20]
Action: Contact lens rule
Stage: Fast-Track
Board Board of Pharmacy
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Implementation of 2021 legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
Stage: Proposed
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Use of medication carousels and RFID technology
Stage: Final
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: NOIRA
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action: Implementation of legislation for pharmacists initiating treatment
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Implementation of HB193/SB759 regarding Scheduled drugs
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
September 2022 scheduling of chemicals in Schedule I
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing the Practice of Pharmacy
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
September 2022 action conforming schedules to federal scheduling actions 2021 – July 6, 2022
Stage: Final
Regulations Governing the Licensure of Pharmacists and Registration of Pharmacy Technicians
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 21]
Action: Implementation of 2020 legislation for registration of pharmacy technicians
Stage: Final
Regulations for Practitioners of the Healing Arts to Sell Controlled Substances
[18 VAC 110 ‑ 30]
Action: Implementation of 2021 Periodic Review
Stage: NOIRA
Board Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Regulations Governing Polygraph Examiners
[18 VAC 120 ‑ 30]
Action: Review of Standards of Practice and Conduct
Stage: NOIRA
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: Final
Board State Board of Social Services
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Fee Requirements for Processing Applications
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 160]
Action: Update Licensing Fee Payment Options
Stage: Fast-Track
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Permanency Services - Prevention, Foster Care, Adoption, and Independent Living
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 201]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Permanency Regulatory Action-2022 Legislative Changes
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Foster and Adoptive Family Home Approval Standards
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 211]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Foster and Adoptive Home Approval Standards Regulatory Action-2022 Legislative Changes
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Child Protective Services
[22 VAC 40 ‑ 705]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
CPS Regulatory Action-2022 Legislative Changes
Stage: Final
Board State Board of Elections
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Election Administration
[1 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Request for a risk-limiting audit for a contested race within a jurisdiction
Stage: Final
Board Department of State Police
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
[19 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations - Summer 2022 Amendments – FINAL
Stage: Final
Board Department of Transportation
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Parking on Primary and Secondary Highways [Under Development]
[24 VAC 30 ‑ 640]
Action: Promulgate new regulation governing Parking on Primary and Secondary Highways
Stage: Proposed
Board Virginia Waste Management Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Hazardous Waste Regulations
[9 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Annual Update 2022
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Regulations Governing the Transportation of Hazardous Materials
[9 VAC 20 ‑ 110]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Annual Update 2022
Stage: Final
Board State Water Control Board
Chapter Action / Stage Information
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Discharges From Petroleum Contaminated Sites, Groundwater Remediation and Hydrostatic Tests
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 120]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Amend and Reissue the Existing General Permit Regulation
Stage: Final
[REPEALED] Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 191]
Action: Repeal 9VAC25-191
Stage: Fast-Track
Water Quality Standards
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 260]
Action: Triennial Review Rulemaking to Adopt New, Update or Cancel Existing Water Quality Standards (2020)
Stage: Final
Water Quality Management Planning Regulation
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 720]
Action: Amend Existing WQMP Regulation - nutrient allocations
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Virginia Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (VPDES) General Permit Regulation for Discharges Resulting from the Application of Pesticides to Surface Waters
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 800]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
25-800 - 2024 Amendment and Reissuance of the Existing General Permit Regulation
Stage: Proposed
General Permit for Use of Surficial Aquifer on the Eastern Shore [under development]
[9 VAC 25 ‑ 910]
Action: Creation of a General Permit for Use of the Surficial Aquifer on the Eastern Shore
Stage: Final
Board Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations
[18 VAC 160 ‑ 40]
Action: General Review of Onsite Sewage System Professionals Licensing Regulations
Stage: NOIRA
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.
Elimination of permit fee; establishment of late fee; reference updates
Stage: Final
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.
Creel and length limits; stocking authorizations
Stage: Final
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.
Add a section of Moormans River to catch and release waters
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Fish: Gigs, Grab Hooks, Trotlines, Snares, Etc
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 350]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Limbline requirements and bowfishing
Stage: Final
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.
Requirements for crayfish collection; minnow and chub permits
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Watercraft: in General
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 370]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Invasive species prevention
Stage: Final
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.
No wake zone near emergency vessels with lights on
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Watercraft: Safety Equipment Requirements
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 430]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Conforming boating equipment requirements to the federal Code of Federal Regulations
Stage: Final
This Chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Watercraft: Commercial Vessel Safety Equipment Requirements
[4 VAC 15 ‑ 440]
Action:
This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Conforming boating equipment requirements to the federal Code of Federal Regulations
Stage: Final
Board Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter Action / Stage Information
Procedural Regulations Governing the Administration of Medical Costs Peer Review By the Regional Peer Review Committees Under the Virginia Worker's Compensation Act
[16 VAC 30 ‑ 60]
Action: Repeal of 16VAC30-60 and 16VAC30-70
Stage: Fast-Track
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