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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates [8 VAC 40 ‑ 31]
Certification Required for Schools Offering Distance Learning in Virginia
Action 5705 / Stage 9327
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 7/19/2021  3:31 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 7/19/2021   (modified 10/26/2021)    
pdf Attorney General Certification 7/20/2021   (modified 10/27/2021)    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 11/1/2021    
Agency Response to EIA Not yet submitted  

Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 7/19/2021
Review Completed: 10/27/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review Submitted on 9/16/2021
Review Completed: 11/1/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 11/1/2021
Governor's Review Governor's office review in progress.  [Day 26]
Virginia Registrar Not yet submitted
Comment Period

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The regulatory information regarding this stage is subject to change until 5 days before it is published in the Register.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Beverly Rebar  / Sr. Associate for Academic and Legislative Affairs
Address: 101 N. 14th Street, 9th Floor
Monroe Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-0571    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 5705:
Certification Required for Schools Offering Distance Learning in Virginia
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9233) Stage complete. Comment period ended 07/07/2021.
Proposed   (9327) Governor's office review in progress.
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