Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 5/15/2013
Pursuant to 1 VAC 20-10-120, and consistent with the principles of Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the State Board of Elections is conducting a periodic review of all regulations within Chapter 70 of VAC, titled Absentee Voting.
This review will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) (http://www.governor.virginia.gov/Issues/ExecutiveOrders/2010/EO-14.cfm ) and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (http://lis.virginia.gov/cgi-bin/legp604.exe?000+cod+2.2-4007.1).
The purpose of this review is to determine whether any regulation or policy should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this Chapter, including whether the existing regulations and policies (i) are necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimize the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) are clearly written and easily understandable.
The comment period begins June 3, 2013, and ends on June 24, 2013.
Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/Forums.cfm. Comments may also be sent to Martha Brissette, Policy Analyst, 1100 Bank St., Richmond, Virginia 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-8925, FAX: (804) 371-0194, email address: Martha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order that the agency may contact the commenter if needed for clarification. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/3/2013
begins on the publication date and ends on 6/24/2013
Comments Received: 2
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line