Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
} Mercury Switch Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 200]    (Repealed)
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The regulation establishes standards for removal and management of mercury switches from end-of-life automobiles.
State Authority Section 10.1-1402 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Periodic Review Note Regulation repealed (1/10/2019)
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered

Contact Information
Name / Title: Justin L. Williams 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4185    FAX: (804)698-4234    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Repeal of Mercury Switch Regulations since statutory authority for the regulations has expired Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/10/2019.
Adoption of Regulations Governing Mercury Switches in Automobiles
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/21/2007.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
4/2/2012 Agency Completed Retain As Is