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Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Rules of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission [16 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Promulgating Rules Governing Expedited Hearings
Action 1132
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission submits this action in its effort to comply with the General Assembly's mandate (Chapter 538 of the 2002 Acts of Assembly), directing that it promulgate rules and regulations by July 1, 2003, "instituting an expedited calendar for the administration of claims under the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act in which the employer's denial of benefits satisfies criteria establishing that delays will cause an injured employee to incur severe economic hardship."
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but it is not subject to the full executive branch review process.
Reason: The Commission is an independent state agency outside the executive branch of the government. The Commission is not subject to executive review.
RIS Project No project yet assigned to this action
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
1904 NOIRA Stage complete. No comment period held.
2021 Proposed Stage complete. No comment period held.
2299 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2003.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Evelyn McGill  / Executive Director
Address: Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
333 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)205-3060    FAX: (804)823-6945    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.