Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 9/18/2015
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Board for Hearing Aid Specialists and Opticians is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 18 VAC 80--11, title of regulation: Public Participation Guidelines.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 17 (2014). http://dpb.virginia.gov/regs/EO17.pdf
The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 October 19, 2015, and ends on November 9, 2015.
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 Name: Demetrios J. Melis, Title: Executive Director, Address: DPOR, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23233, Telephone: (804)367-8590, FAX: (804)527-4295, email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 10/19/2015
begins on the publication date and
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 9/18/2015
Review Completed: 12/16/2015