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Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Rules of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission [16 VAC 30 ‑ 50]
Rules of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission
Action 6257
General Information
Action Summary This regulatory action would update the Rules of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission published as 16VAC30-50-10 through 16VAC30-50-50, 16VAC30-50-70 through 16VAC30-50-110 and 16VAC30-50-140. These portions of the Rules cover prehearing procedures, hearing procedures, post-hearing procedures, filing documents, award of attorneys fees under §65.2-714 of the Code of Virginia, employer responsibilities, self-insurance, payment of compensation and x-ray evidence for coal workers' pneumoconiosis claims. This action would also would correct the title of the Table of Percentage of loss of visual acuity in 16VAC30-50-140. The action would repeal 16VAC30-50-150. Rule 14. Definition of community.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [7594]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
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
10023 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/04/2024.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Evelyn McGill  / Executive Director
Address: Workers' Compensation Commission
333 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)205-3060    FAX: (804)823-6945    TDD: ()-