Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation
Board for Professional Soil Scientists, Wetland Professionals, and Geologists
Professional Soil Scientists Regulations [18 VAC 145 ‑ 20]
Transition Soil Scientists from Certification to Licensure
Action 3539 / Stage 5978
Notice of Intended Regulatory Action (NOIRA)  
Preliminary Draft Text None submitted  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/15/2011    

DPB Review
Submitted on 8/15/2011
Review Completed: 8/25/2011
Secretary Review Agency submitted to registrar after 14 day waiting period
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 9/9/2011
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 10/10/2011    Volume: 28  Issue: 3
Comment Period Ended 11/9/2011
Contact Information
Name / Title: Kathleen R. Nosbisch  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 400
Richmond, VA 23233
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)367-8514    FAX: (804)527-4294    TDD: ()-
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Action 3539:
Transition Soil Scientists from Certification to Licensure
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (5978) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/09/2011.
Proposed   (6178) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/30/2013.
Final   (6871) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 03/01/2015.
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