Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Labor and Industry
Safety and Health Codes Board
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Regulations [16 VAC 25 ‑ 50]
Review 886
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 10/24/2007
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order 36 (2006), the Department of Labor and Industry is conducting a periodic review and invites public comment on the following regulation.

16VAC25-50, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rules and Regulations

The department will consider whether this existing regulation is essential to protecting public health, safety and welfare. The department welcomes specific comments on the performance and effectiveness of this regulation and also requests suggestions to improve the content and organization of the regulation to make it more understandable and useful.

The goals of this regulation are as follows:

1. To continue evaluation for the need of other changes to the regulation to assure meeting current technical standards.

2. To protect the public’s health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to citizens and businesses in the Commonwealth.

Comments on this regulation are welcome. The comment period begins on November 12, 2007 and comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on December 3, 2007. Comments may be mailed to Reba O’Connor, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, Powers-Taylor Building, 13 South 13th Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219, or e-mailed to:
Commenters should include full name and mailing address.

Regulations may be viewed online at the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall site located at
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 11/12/2007
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 12/3/2007

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #878: Amendment of current regulation.
Attorney General Certification
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