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Department of Forensic Science
Forensic Science Board
Regulations for the Approval of Marijuana Field Tests for Detection of Marijuana Plant Material [6 VAC 40 ‑ 50]
Amendments to Permit the Approval of Alternative Field Tests and Mobile ...
Action 5757 / Stage 9583
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 3/7/2023  3:45 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/10/2022    
pdf ORM Economic Review Form 11/1/2022    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/23/2022    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 12/15/2022   (modified 12/16/2022)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/27/2022    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 2/21/2023   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 5/10/2022
Review Completed: 8/23/2022
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 11/1/2022
Review Completed: 12/16/2022
Secretary Review Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Review Completed: 2/20/2023
Governor's Review
ORM Review Completed: 2/21/2023
Governor Review Completed: 2/21/2023
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 2/22/2023
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 3/13/2023    Volume: 39  Issue: 15
Public Hearings

04/10/2023 9:30 AM

Comment Period Ended 5/12/2023
Contact Information
Name / Title: Amy Jenkins  / Department Counsel
Address: 700 North 5th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)786-6848    FAX: (804)786-6857    TDD: ()-
This person is the primary contact for this agency.


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Action 5757:
Amendments to Permit the Approval of Alternative Field Tests and Mobile Instruments
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (9406) Stage complete. Comment period ended 02/02/2022.
Proposed   (9583) Stage complete. Comment period ended 05/12/2023.
Final   (10079) Governor's office review in progress.
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