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Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations [12 VAC 5 ‑ 481]
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Amend RM Regulation 12VAC5-481 following Amendment of 10 CFR
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this action is to amend 12VAC5-481 to ensure its compatibility with Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR). The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) revised 10 CFR in 2020, and 2021. Regulatory compatibility is required of NRC Agreement States, of which Virginia is one. Therefore, Virginia’s Radioactive Materials Program revised 12VAC5-481, Radiation Protection Regulations, to make them compatible with the 2020 and 2021 revisions to the 10 CFR that were made by the NRC.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act.
Exempt Citation: Section 2.2-4006 A4c of the Code of Virginia
RIS Project Yes  [7111]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
10 CFR
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Asfaw Fenta  / Director, Radioactive Materials Program
Address: 109 Governor St
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8168    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-