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: 5/28/2019
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018) 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 80-30, title of regulation: Opticians Regulations.
The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (as amended July 16, 2018). http://TownHall.Virginia.Gov/EO-14.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The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 June 24, 2019, and ends on July 15, 2019.
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: Stephen Kirschner, Title: Regulatory Operations Administrator, Address: DPOR, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23233, Telephone: (804)367-8590, FAX: (866)245-9693, email address: HearingAidSpec@dpor.virginia.
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.
Name / Title:
Regulatory Operations Administrator
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 6/24/2019
begins on the publication date and ends on 7/15/2019
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Governor's Office approves the agency decision on 01/06/2022
Attorney General Certification
Result of Review: Certified
Governor's Office Review
Governor Review: Approved 1/6/2022