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Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
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Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists


chapter
Board for Professional Soil Scientists Regulations [18 VAC 145 ‑ 20]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Regulations establishing entry requirements and standards of conduct for Soil Scientists.
State Authority 54.1-2211
Federal Authority None entered
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 protect the health, safety and welfare of the public by regulating the Soil Scientist profession in the least burdensome, costly and intrusive manner to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.
Meetings See all meetings (1) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address: soilscientist@dpor.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (804)527-4294    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Transition Soil Scientists from Certification to Licensure Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2015.
Fee adjustment
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/01/2010.
Conform Soil Scientists regulations to HB 2759 (2003 Session)
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2009.
Amendment to Board for Professional Soil Scientists Regulations Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/01/2004.
Amendment to Professional Soil Scientists Regulations. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/16/2002.

Past Periodic Reviews
Date Filed Status
8/21/2019 Pending
9/18/2015 Retain As Is
9/16/2011 Retain As Is