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Virginia Hours of Work for Minors [16 VAC 15 ‑ 40]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2011) and Sections 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Labor and Industry is conducting a periodic review of 16VAC15-40, Virginia Hours of Work for Minors. The purpose of the review is to determine whether the regulations should be terminated, amended, or retained in their current form.

The review of the regulations will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2011) ( and Section 2.2-4007.1 ( of the Code of Virginia, including whether the regulations (i) minimize the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; (ii) are necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare; and (iii) are clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins July 18, 2011, and ends at 5 p.m. on August 8, 2011. Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall web site ( Comments may be mailed to Reba O'Connor, Virginia Department of Labor and Industry, Powers-Taylor Building, 13 South 13th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, or emailed to Commenters should include full name and address.

CLOSED     Opened on 7/18/2011 and Ended on 8/8/2011

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Agreed Jerry Quelestino  8/4/11  10:49 pm
Agreed Michelle Jenkins  7/30/11  3:56 pm
suggestion  7/28/11  7:05 am
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