Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Education
State Board of Education
[8 VAC 20 ‑ 860]    (Under Development)
Establishing regulations regarding human research
Action 5881
[Withdrawn 4/25/2022]
General Information
Action Summary Section 22.1-16.1 of the Code of Virginia requires the Virginia Board of Education (Board) “to promulgate regulations pursuant to the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq.) to effectuate the provisions of Chapter 5.1 (§ 32.1-162.16 et seq.) of Title 32.1 for human research, as defined in § 32.1-162.16, to be conducted or authorized by the Department of Education [VDOE] or any public schools including the Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind or any proprietary schools certified by the Board.” These regulations are intended to fulfill the Board’s statutory obligation.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7029]
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
9487 NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 11/29/2021 before DPB completed its review.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Alex Mattera  / Senior Research Analyst
Address: James Monroe Bldg.
101 N. 14th St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-0075    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-