Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
Regulations Governing Pupil Transportation [8 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Comport with legislative changes (HB 1952) from 2015
Action 4476
General Information
Action Summary The Virginia Board of Education is proposing amendments to these regulations needed to ensure that the regulations comport with legislative changes (HB 1952) enacted at the 2015 General Assembly Session. HB 1952 allows school divisions to purchase and sell used school buses from or to another school division or from a school bus dealer as long as the buses conform to the Board of Education’s construction and design specifications in effect at the time of manufacture, have a valid Virginia State Police inspection, and have not reached the end of their useful life according to the school bus replacement schedule utilized by the Department of Education for state funding purposes (i.e., 15 years).
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: § 2.2-4006
RIS Project Yes  [004577]
Associated Mandates School Bus Sale or Transfer
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
7386 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/10/2016.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jim Chapman  / Director of Board Relations
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St., 25th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)750-8750    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.