Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Virginia Waste Management Board
Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations [9 VAC 20 ‑ 120]    (Repealed)
Review 1310
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 3/12/2014
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and ยงยง 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of the Waste Management Board is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of 9 VAC20-120- Regulated Medical Waste Management Regulations.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010).

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins April 7, 2014 and ends on April 28, 2014.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Justin Williams, Office of Waste Permitting and Compliance Director, P.O. BOX 1105, Richmond, VA 23218, phone: 804-698-4185, FAX: 804-698-4234, email:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of both reviews will be posted on the Town Hall and a report of the small business impact review will be published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 4/7/2014
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 4/28/2014

Comments Received: 2

Review Result
Retain the regulation with no changes
pdf TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (6/19/2014)
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 3/12/2014
Review Completed: 5/22/2014
Result: Certified
pdf Review Memo