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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Forensic Science
Forensic Science Board
Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs [6 VAC 40 ‑ 30]
Amendments to Permit Consideration and Approval of Presumptive Mobile Instruments
General Information
Action Summary The proposed regulatory action is to consider: amendments to 6VAC40-30-10 to the definitions of “field test” and “field test kit” to include presumptive mobile instruments; amendments to 6VAC40-30-30 to establish a separate evaluation process for presumptive mobile instruments; amendments to 6VAC40-30-50 to establish a separate set of requirements for maintenance of approved status for presumptive mobile instruments; and amendments to 6VAC40-30-80 to establish a separate fee schedule for approval of presumptive mobile instruments.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
RIS Project Yes  [005420]
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
8203 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/25/2018.
8444 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 01/08/2020.
8990 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Amy Jenkins  / Department Counsel
Address: 700 North 5th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-6848    FAX: (804)786-6857    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this agency.