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Emergency Temporary Standard, Infectious Disease Prevention, SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19/Proposed Permanent Standard, Infectious Disease Prevention, SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19[UNDER DEVELOPMENT] [16 VAC 25 ‑ 220]
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Description
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
This Chapter page temporarily serves as both the page for information on the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), Infectious Disease Prevention, SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19 which is currently in effect as well as the page for information on the Proposed Permanent Standard, Infectious Disease Prevention, SARS-CoV-2 Virus That Causes COVID-19, which would replace the ETS if it is adopted. For the text of the Emergency Temporary Standard please see: https://www.doli.virginia.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/RIS-filed-RTD-Final-ETS-7.24.2020.pdf. *Because of their temporary status, emergency standards are not included in the Virginia Administrative Code. For the text of the Proposed Permanent Standard, please see: https://www.doli.virginia.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Proposed-Permanent-Standard-for-Infectious-Disease-Prevention-for-COVID-19-7.24.2020.pdf
State Authority 40.1-22 (5 ); 40.1-22 (6 a)
Federal Authority None entered
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 Goals for the Standard would include establishing methods to control, prevent and mitigate the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to and among employees and employers; and providing for the development and use of Infectious disease preparedness and response plans and training programs by certain employers.
Meetings There is 1 future meeting that specifically targets this chapter for discussion. See all meetings (4) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Jay Withrow  / Director, Legal Support, VPP, ORA, OPP, and OWP
Address: Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street, Suite 207
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: jay.withrow@doli.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-9873    FAX: (804)786-8418    TDD: ()-
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