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Definitions and General Provisions [16 VAC 5 ‑ 10]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Sets out a comprehensive list of definitions for words, phrases, and terms of art used in the regulations. Establishes the public participation guidelines and procedures to be folowed in the development and periodic review of regulations.
State Authority Sections 60.2-111 & 623 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority n/a
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To provide a comprehensive list of definitions for various words, phrases and terms of art which will enable citizens and interested parties to better understand and use the regulations.
To provide reasonable opportunity for citizens and interested parties to fully participate in the regulatory review process.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Lynette Coughlin  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Virginia Employment Commission
P.O. Box 1358 - Room 329
Richmond, Va 23218-1358
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-1070    FAX: (804)225-3923    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Benefits Regulation Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 11/03/2002.
Amendments reflecting changes from new technology, revised processes and restructuring of resources.
CH 0010 16-VAC-510 Amend Definitions and General Provisions

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Definitions and General Provisions (16 VAC 5-10)

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
9/14/2016 Amend
12/19/2012 Retain As Is
3/27/2000 Amend