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Certification Procedures for the Disadvantaged and Women-Owned Business Program [24 VAC 30 ‑ 240]
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Chapter Information
Description
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
These regulations establish the rules, criteria, and procedures to be followed to determine if the firm (i) meets federal guidelines to be considered a small business; (ii) can be considered owned by a disadvantaged person or persons (minorities or women, or both); (iii) has an owner that can be considered to be in control of critical, day-to-day operations; and (iv) has the necessary expertise and resources to perform the work. The Office of the Attorney General has found that this regulation is exempt from the APA under 9-6.14:4.1 B2(effective 10/1/01, 2.2-4002 B2).
State Authority Section ,33.2-210 Code of Virginia Code of Virginia.
Federal Authority 49 CFR 23.69 and Section 3 of the Small Business Act.
Exempt from APA Yes, changes to this chapter of the VA Administrative Code are exempt from the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation VDOT seeks public comment regarding the following question: Does the regulation meet the following goals?

1. To ensure that only disadvantaged business owners are certified to simplify compliance with state andfederal requirements, thereby improving their opportunity to compete for contracts.
2. To protect the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
3. To receive satisfactory audit reports on program components.
4. Is the regulation written clearly and understandably?
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Doretha W. Davis  / Certification Supervisor
Address: Va. Dept. of Transportation - EO Division
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: davis_dw@vdot.state.va.us
Telephone: (804)786-3761    FAX: (804)371-8040    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendment of CTB regulations per Chapter 805 of the 2014 Acts of Assembly
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/31/2014.
Amendment to Forms Associated with APA-Exempt Regulation
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 04/30/2001.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
7/15/2019 Pending
9/30/2000 Amend