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Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Campaign Finance And Political Advertisements [1 VAC 20 ‑ 90]
Definition of Express Advocacy
Action 5096 / Stage 8624
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/5/2019  11:05 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 8/16/2019   (modified 10/23/2019)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 9/3/2019    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 10/23/2019   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 8/16/2019
Review Completed: 9/3/2019
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 9/18/2019
Review Completed: 10/9/2019
Secretary Review Secretary of Administration Review Completed: 10/18/2019
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 10/23/2019
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/23/2019
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/11/2019    Volume: 36  Issue: 6
Comment Period Ended 12/11/2019
Effective Date 1/1/2020
Contact Information
Name / Title: Arielle Schneider  / Policy Analyst
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Floor 1
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-8933    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-


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Action 5096:
Definition of Express Advocacy
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8348) Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/28/2018.
Proposed   (8523) Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/09/2019.
Final   (8624) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2020.
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