Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Corrections
Department of Corrections
Public Participation Guidelines [6 VAC 16 ‑ 10]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description The purpose of this chapter is to promote public involvement in the development, amendment or repeal of the regulations of the Department of Corrections. This chapter does not apply to regulations, guidelines, or other documents exempted or excluded from the provisions of the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia). The proposed language follows standard language provided by the Registrar of Virginia.
State Authority § 2.2-4007.02
Federal Authority None entered
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 To promulgate Public Participation Guidelines for the Department of Corrections under 6VAC16

Contact Information
Name / Title: Colleen Maxwell  / Hearing Legal Services Officer II
Address: 6900 Atmore Drive
Richmond, VA 23225
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)674-3000    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Promulgate Public Participation Guidelines Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/05/2022.