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Department of State Police
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations [19 VAC 30 ‑ 20]
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Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Motor Carrier Safety Regulations - Winter 2020 Amendments - FINAL
Action 5450
General Information
Action Summary These amendments were made to update the regulations relating to Motor Carrier Safety as a result of a 2019 Agency review of the applicable Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. No substantive changes were made. In particular the following actions were taken: 19 VAC 30-20-30 was amended to clarify its application to drivers. Numerous sections are updated to include applicable provisions of the CFR. 19 VAC 30-20-80 was updated to reflect the effective date of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations promulgated by the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that are incorporated for compliance and enforcement purposes.
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: ยง 2.2-4006(A)(4)(c)
RIS Project Yes  [006263]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
Updates to 49 CFR 391.41, 395.13, 369.9
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
8850 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/01/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Lieutenant Sean Stewart  / Asst Safety Officer - Motor Carrier
Address: PO Box 27472
Richmond, VA 23261
Email Address:
Phone: (804)278-5303    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-