Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Regulations for the Geology Certification Program [18 VAC 145 ‑ 40]
Fee Adjustment 2012
Action 3650
General Information
Action Summary The intent of the proposed changes in regulations is to adjust licensing fees for regulants of the Board for Geology. The Board must establish fees adequate to support the costs of the Board’s operations and a proportionate share of the Department’s operations. By the close of the next biennium, fees will not provide adequate revenue for the operational costs. The Board for Geology has no other source of revenue from which to fund its operations.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [003180]
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
6133 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/06/2012.
6281 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/30/2013.
6870 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2015.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (866)465-6206    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.