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Public Participation Guidelines [9 VAC 5 ‑ 5]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description Establishes guidelines for the participation of interested citizens during all phases of the adoption of new regulations, or the amendment or repeal of existing regulations.
State Authority ยง 10.1-1308 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority N/A
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: Rachael Harrell  / Board Coordinator
Address: 1111 E Main St
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)801-2932    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Fast-track revisions to include changes needed as a result of Chapter 795 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly (Revision D17) Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/14/2017.
Model Public Participation Guidelines Adoption
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2009.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
12/22/2021 Completed Retain As Is
6/19/2017 Completed Retain As Is
2/19/2013 Completed Retain As Is