Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 8/21/2019
Notice of Periodic Review
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 Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists is conducting a periodic review and small business impact review of VAC citation: 18 VAC 145-40, title of regulation: Regulations for the Geology Certification Program.
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The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be repealed, amended, or retained in its current form.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 September 16, 2019, and ends on October 7, 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: Kathleen R. Nosbisch, Title: Executive Director, Address: DPOR, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23233, Telephone: (804)367-8514, FAX: (866)465-6206, 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.
Name / Title:
Kathleen R. Nosbisch
Board Executive Director
9960 Mayland Drive
Richmond, VA 23233
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 9/16/2019
begins on the publication date and
Comments Received: 0
Retain the regulation with no changes
Governor's Office approves the agency decision on 01/06/2022
Attorney General Certification
Submitted to OAG: 8/21/2019
Review Completed: 11/12/2019
Governor's Office Review
Submitted to Governor: 11/12/2019
Governor's Review: Approved 1/6/2022