Department of Forensic Science
Forensic Science Board
Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries
[6 VAC 40 ‑ 40]
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 2/14/2017
Pursuant to Executive Order 17 (2014) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Forensic Science Board is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 6 VAC 40--40, title of regulation: Regulations for the Implementation of the Law Permitting DNA Analysis Upon Arrest for All Violent Felonies and Certain Burglaries.
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The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 March 6, 2017, and ends on March 31, 2017.
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: Amy M. Curtis, Title: Department Counsel, Address: Department of Forensic Science, 700 N. 5th Street, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: 804-786-2281, FAX: 804-786-6857, 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 Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 3/6/2017
begins on the publication date and ends on 3/31/2017
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Attorney General Certification