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Department of Forensic Science
Forensic Science Board
Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs [6 VAC 40 ‑ 30]
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Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs
[Withdrawn 6/30/2021]
Reason for Withdrawal
This action was apparently abandoned as the change in status of DFS occurred in 2005.
General Information
Action Summary The amendments to the regulations reflect the agency’s new status as a Department by changing (1) the citation for these regulations from 6 VAC 20-190-10 et seq. to 6 VAC 40-20-10 et seq. to reflect the new agency number assigned to the Department of Forensic Science by the Virginia Registrar of Regulations and (2) any reference in the regulations to the agency from the “Division” of Forensic Science to the “Department” of Forensic Science.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Katya N. Herndon  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 700 North Fifth Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-6848    FAX: (804)786-6857