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[REPEALED] Board for Waterworks and Wastewater Works Operators and Onsite Sewage System Professionals Regulations [18 VAC 160 ‑ 20]
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Amend regulations to license onsite sewage system professionals.
 
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CLOSED     Opened on 1/5/2009 and Ended on 3/6/2009

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 Comment Title  Commenter
Say No to a Monopoly ! Lawrence R. Fellenz Jr.  3/6/09  11:24 pm
The foreseen death of small business in Virginia! Lawrence R. Fellenz Jr.  3/6/09  11:15 pm
License, Regulation response Dean Thompson, Carrico  3/6/09  11:09 pm
More Time Anon.  3/6/09  11:07 pm
Proposed Text Changes (Part II of II, split #04 due to 3000 word limit) Bob Marshall, AOSE  3/6/09  6:31 pm
Proposed Text Changes (Part II of II, split #03 due to 3000 word limit) Bob Marshall, AOSE  3/6/09  6:22 pm
Proposed Text Changes (Part II of II, split #02 due to 3000 word limit) Bob Marshall, AOSE  3/6/09  6:15 pm
Proposed Text Changes (Part II of II, split #01 due to 3000 word limit) Bob Marshall, AOSE  3/6/09  5:58 pm
PE Concerned  3/6/09  5:37 pm
Flash forward. Anonymous  3/6/09  5:20 pm
Proposed Text Changes (Part I of II) Bob Marshall, AOSE  3/6/09  5:11 pm
Proposed Legislation Anonymous  3/6/09  4:32 pm
Grandfathering SDS Mary  3/6/09  4:30 pm
Is this a naked power grab? Adverse Impact on 30,000 Citizens of Virginia Dominick Gibino, Consultant  3/6/09  4:20 pm
Installation workers/contractors already doing the job-Grandfather them John Burch  3/6/09  4:09 pm
proposed regulations Eastern Region Onsite Committee (VDH)  3/6/09  3:55 pm
Lack of Timely Notification of Proposed Regulations Ron Fellenz / Action Tank & Drain Service  3/6/09  3:52 pm
Industry CANNOT Afford This As Proposed! Ron Fellenz / Action Tank & Drain Service  3/6/09  3:43 pm
proposed regulations Virginia Environmental Health Association  3/6/09  3:32 pm
Add to Phil Cobb's Statement John Ewing, AOSE  3/6/09  3:27 pm
Installers taking the biggest hit John Ewing, AOSE  3/6/09  3:09 pm
proposed regulations Phillip R. Cobb, Soil Scientist  3/6/09  2:55 pm
PE Professional Engineer  3/6/09  2:24 pm
Please Clarify What You Propose and Why in Plain English Dominick Gibino, Consultant  3/6/09  2:08 pm
Proposed regulatory changes Roger Burnett, Blackwell Engineereing, DPOR licensed Water and Wastewater  3/6/09  10:42 am
KY Installer Standards Mark Jones  3/6/09  9:40 am
Definitions Janet Hicks  3/6/09  9:19 am
General comments John Lam / Valley Soil & Environmental Consulting, LLC  3/6/09  8:28 am
Simple Transition..So We Were Told James B Slusser, AOSE211  3/6/09  4:39 am
Installers cost of doing business and some suggestions Wayne & Sandra Gentry, Gentry Septic Tank Service  3/5/09  5:18 pm
CPSS & AOSE Licensure Steve Thomas, CPSS, AOSE, VAPSS  3/5/09  5:01 pm
Suggested changes and clarifications to proposed regulations Wayne & Sandra Gentry, Gentry Septic Tank Service  3/5/09  4:37 pm
Concerns of new installer wanting to enter into the profession. Jeff Crider  3/5/09  3:43 pm
18VAC160-20-109. Continuing professional education (CPE). Don Alexander / Southside Virginia Community College  3/5/09  2:58 pm
Bond and Warranty Required. Who is looking out for the consumer? Fix the Ecosystem Now. Steve DiPietro  3/5/09  2:09 pm
Interim Licensure for Experienced VDH staff Amy D. Pemberton, VDH  3/5/09  1:51 pm
Accountability Anonymous  3/5/09  1:19 pm
18VAC160-20-84.E.1 & 2 Andrew Carter, AOSE  3/5/09  12:14 pm
Require Bond Bill Huett  3/5/09  12:12 pm
Transition Recommendations Andrew Carter, AOSE  3/5/09  11:34 am
Interim licensure for experienced VDH staff. VDH Supervisor - 20 years  3/5/09  10:55 am
Minimum Standards for Operators: Chris Jacobs  3/5/09  10:40 am
A review of a meeting called by Del. D. Nutter and VAPSS: To meet with DPOR at the General Assembly VAPSS  3/5/09  10:20 am
Site Evaluator Comments Tom W Ashton  3/5/09  10:19 am
Prohibit certain activities Chris Jacobs  3/5/09  9:59 am
160-20-74 C - Joel S. Pinnix, PE Obsidian, Inc  3/4/09  5:40 pm
Design vs Soil Evaluation Gregory Monnett, Ph.D, CPSS  3/4/09  4:59 pm
Design Criteria for OSE Frazier Consultants  3/4/09  3:20 pm
Recommendations & Comments Joel S. Pinnix, PE Obsidian, Inc.  3/4/09  1:10 pm
WWWOOSSP Regulatory purpose Jeff T. Walker, CPSS/AOSE  3/4/09  11:39 am
Licensed Onsite Evaluator Design authority Robert B. Mayer, PE, American Manufacturing Co. Inc.  3/4/09  8:25 am
General/ 54.1-2301 (H517), VAC 160-20-10,20, 32.1-163, W.F. Sledjeski, CPSS, AOSE  3/3/09  3:16 pm
18VAC160-20-82.D Lance Gregory, VDH  3/2/09  9:51 pm
18VAC160-20-74.C Lance Gregory, VDH  3/2/09  8:49 pm
Definition of Alternative Onsite Soil Evaluators Lance Gregory, VDH  3/2/09  8:05 pm
Separate designers from soil evaluators Fed Up  3/2/09  7:49 pm
18VAC160-20-10: clarification of point source discharge Lance Gregory, VDH  3/2/09  7:35 pm
My final word VDH Employee 2004  3/2/09  4:43 pm
Does the Board's proposed license structure accommodate these stakeholder occupations? Bob Marshall, AOSE, etc...  2/28/09  7:35 pm
construct, install, and repair David Burris EHSS CPSS  2/27/09  2:04 pm
More Definitions Mike Huett  2/27/09  10:27 am
Better define legal scope of work for professions Michael Jones  2/27/09  9:56 am
Geology Rodney Whittaker  2/25/09  9:16 am
Interim licensure for experienced VDH staff VDH  2/23/09  1:35 pm
Require warranty on workmanship Chris Jacobs  2/20/09  3:36 pm
Work Together Dirtman  2/19/09  9:51 pm
Privatize VDH  2/19/09  3:31 pm
New Regulations EHS - Fairfax County  2/19/09  2:40 pm
Interim License Dennis O. Childress  2/19/09  11:01 am
Require licensees to report violations Chris Jacobs  2/19/09  9:53 am
Oversight? EHS, VDH  2/19/09  9:46 am
Another important oversight by all. John Sawdy, AOSE, LICENSED Contractor.  2/18/09  11:58 am
Allow owners to be an Operator Mike Huett  2/17/09  10:21 am
Define contact hour as 60 minutes Helen Jones  2/15/09  7:02 pm
Interim proposal vdh  2/13/09  8:36 am
18 VAC 160-20 Lynn Jones; MSCE, REHS, CPSS - Fairfax County Health Department  2/12/09  11:11 am
Interim licensure for experienced VDH staff Karl Rudolph, VDH  2/12/09  10:42 am
Interim licensure for experienced VDH staff Michael V. Campbell, Henrico Health Department (VDH)  2/12/09  9:08 am
Definitions Martin Thompson  2/12/09  8:50 am
VAPSS statement retraction Ryan Reed, President VAPSS  2/10/09  11:26 pm
Previous Commenter Karl Rudolph, VDH  2/10/09  3:31 pm
Where does this leave the consumer? VDH/AOSE  2/10/09  2:36 pm
Experience VDH  2/10/09  9:37 am
Moving Forward Lance Gregory, VDH  2/9/09  11:13 pm
Qualifications Dennis O. Childress  2/9/09  7:49 pm
Qualifications Karl Rudolph  2/9/09  3:20 pm
License & Renewal: Follow expectations of other regulants VDH Employee  2/9/09  8:57 am
EHSs Unite VDH Employee  2/9/09  8:43 am
On site soil evaluator David Hall  2/6/09  1:55 pm
Licensure of VDH Employees VDH Employee  2/6/09  12:02 pm
PROPOSED WW/WW&OSSP THOMAS HOUSTON,CPSS,CPG,AOSE  2/5/09  4:46 pm
Move on already John Ewing, AOSE  2/5/09  8:42 am
18VAC160-20-96 Angela Whitehead, AOSE, CPSS  2/5/09  8:32 am
VAPSS and VAAOSE position statement (from joint meeting held on February 2, 2009) VAPSS/VAAOSE  2/4/09  4:32 pm
Proper Dress Nan Gray, Environment/Mother Earth/ Soil Scientists Worldwide/ NSCSS/VAPSS  2/4/09  12:03 pm
Sanctions VDH Employee 1994  2/3/09  9:20 pm
Use of other Professional's work VDH Employee 1994  2/3/09  9:18 pm
Competency & Responsibility VDH Employee 1994  2/3/09  9:13 pm
License Expiration and Renewal VDH Employee 1994  2/3/09  9:10 pm
Experience and Education VDH Employee 1994  2/3/09  9:05 pm
VDH to BWWWOOSS needs to include CPSS Nan Gray, Soil Works, Inc.  2/3/09  5:34 pm
EHS role Anon  2/3/09  3:10 pm
Requirements to become an OSE Adam Herman, AOSE, CPSS  2/3/09  2:56 pm
Manufacturer entry into "Operator-in-Training" Bill Huett  2/3/09  12:09 pm
Soil Evaluators Licensure David Burris EHSS, CPSS  2/2/09  4:25 pm
Request Amendment to 18VAC160-20 prior to adoption Susan M. Bour, P.E.  2/2/09  12:47 pm
Avoid making the soils fit the system...rather the regulations should make the systems fit the soils Anonymous  2/2/09  10:42 am
Operating Staff and Operate Definitions VDH Employee 2009  2/1/09  2:56 pm
Require Written Contract and Bonding Jack Morgan  2/1/09  2:05 pm
Comments on the Virginia Register of Regulation Alex.C. Blackburn, CPSS, AOSE  1/31/09  12:33 pm
Standards of Practice David Beahm, CPSS/AOSE  1/30/09  10:23 am
Start Over VDH Employee  1/27/09  8:33 pm
a few brief tidbits Dan Richardson VDH  1/27/09  4:35 pm
Alternative Discharging Systems Bill Marks  1/26/09  10:48 am
Direct Supervision Definition Unclear Mike Huett  1/25/09  3:16 pm
Part VI: Approval of Training VDH Employee 1980  1/24/09  9:56 am
Agree with previous commenter VDH Employee  1/24/09  8:37 am
AOSE qualifications Brent McCord  1/24/09  8:21 am
Keep CPEs the same, simplify & clarify VDH Employee 1989  1/24/09  8:16 am
Allow Well Designs & Evaluations from OSEs Paul Boukarakis  1/24/09  6:36 am
use HB2148 to amend HB1166 Nan Gray of Soil Works, Inc.  1/23/09  11:05 am
Overall Clarification needed VDH Employee 2004  1/23/09  9:53 am
Operator Entry Mike Salsbury  1/22/09  8:10 pm
Operator Entry Mike Salsbury  1/22/09  8:09 pm
Change Regulation Style Leon Campbell  1/22/09  8:01 pm
Another fine mess . . . Anonymous  1/21/09  8:50 pm
18VAC160-20-82.A and D Janet M. Swords  1/21/09  2:43 pm
Agency Background Document Incorrect VDH Employee 2009  1/21/09  2:36 pm
Change Section 74.D VDH Employee  1/21/09  2:04 pm
Certifications/Subdivision Approvals Kimberly Harper AOSE in training  1/20/09  2:29 pm
18VAC160-20-76 J.T. Frazier / CPSS Frazier Consultants  1/20/09  10:29 am
18VAC160-20-74 C. J.T. Frazier / CPSS Frazier Consultants  1/20/09  10:27 am
Experience J.T. Frazier / CPSS Frazier Consultants  1/20/09  10:15 am
DPOR should not accept VDH proposal until Professional Soil Scientist Board is included in process Nan Gray, VAPSS, CPSS, AOSE, NSCSS  1/20/09  9:35 am
Do not change entry requirements VDH Employee  1/20/09  9:17 am
public participation Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS  1/19/09  8:27 pm
Proposed regulations...unfinished...missing lots of pieces. Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS  1/19/09  1:13 pm
Clarification on CPSS's ability (RE: Trapper Davis' comment) Alexis Jones, CPSS  1/19/09  12:51 pm
Specify minimum standards of practice for soil permeability VDH Employee 1995  1/19/09  8:53 am
Remove requirement of prior work submission VDH Employee 1995  1/19/09  8:46 am
Require CIOWTS certification for installer entry VDH Employee 1993  1/19/09  8:37 am
Definition Change: Experience VDH Employee  1/19/09  8:28 am
Require As-built Drawings on Inspections VDH Employee 1993  1/18/09  10:16 pm
Require Written Contract VDH Employee 2009  1/18/09  10:12 pm
Include Standards of Practice and Conduct VDH Employee 2009  1/18/09  9:23 pm
Regulate Minimum standards of practice VDH Employee  1/18/09  8:52 pm
Require use of seal VDH Employee  1/18/09  8:11 pm
Do Not Require Submission of Prior Work VDH Employee 2009  1/18/09  10:59 am
No Interim License! Annonymous  1/18/09  10:45 am
Proposed Section 96 too complicated with improper requirements VDH Employee 1993  1/18/09  10:25 am
Grandfather Entry without Re-testing VDH Employee 2009  1/18/09  9:33 am
Definition Changes VDH Employee  1/18/09  7:53 am
Regarding CPSS and VAPSS concerns about representation on the DPOR committee Lexi Jones, CPSS  1/17/09  7:23 pm
Many definition errors VDH Employee 2009  1/16/09  4:02 pm
Many definition errors VDH Employee 2009  1/16/09  4:02 pm
Definitions J.T. Frazier / CPSS Frazier Consultants  1/16/09  1:08 pm
18VAC160-20-74 J.T. Frazier / CPSS Frazier Consultants  1/16/09  1:02 pm
Definitions J.T. Frazier / CPSS Frazier Consultants  1/16/09  12:58 pm
Create Board for Licensed Professional Soil Scientists David B. Beahm, President, Central Virginia Soil Consulting, Inc.  1/16/09  11:03 am
Re the ability of interim licensees to provide supervision towards the supervision requirement William Nelson. VDH  1/15/09  5:14 pm
Senate Resoluation 440:Recognizing soil as an essential natural resource, and soils professionals... Alexis Jones, VAPSS, CPSS  1/15/09  3:47 pm
Why has DPOR already contracted an Examination Consultant if the "regulations aren't set in stone" Alexis Jones, VAPSS, CPSS  1/15/09  3:43 pm
Education Requirements Kimberly Harper, AOSE in training (3 years)  1/12/09  10:14 am
Education - Follow up email to Mr. Dick Steve Eitner  1/12/09  9:17 am
Education Requirements Steve Eitner  1/12/09  9:15 am
Directions Jeff T. Walker  1/10/09  5:27 pm
RE: A big step in the right direction Alexis Jones  1/9/09  7:41 pm
A BIG step in the right direction Quinn Zimmerman,  1/9/09  3:16 pm
Regulations as they relate to Licensing Professional Soil Scientist/Onsite Soil Evaluator Alex. C. Blackburn, CPSS, AOSE  1/9/09  12:39 pm
18 AC160-20-96. B. 2. c. (conventional systems only?) Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS & AOSE (in training)  1/9/09  11:29 am
18 AC160-20-96. B. 2. b. (only 12 permits of 36 have to be approved?) Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS & AOSE (in training)  1/9/09  11:21 am
18VAC160-20-96 Qualifications for licensure - onsite soil evaluators Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS & AOSE (in training)  1/9/09  11:13 am
18VAC160-20-82 B. C. D. licensure of individuals holding an AOSE certificate Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS & AOSE (in training)  1/9/09  10:47 am
18VAC160-20-82 licensure of individuals holding an AOSE certificate (proposing two licensures) Alexis Jones, CPSS, VAPSS & AOSE (in training)  1/9/09  10:40 am
Equal Representation Alexis Jones, VAPSS, CPSS  1/9/09  9:06 am
Cost to consumers Richard Rouse  1/8/09  11:34 pm
18VAC160-20-76 Application; H. Kimberly Harper, AOSE in training (3 years)  1/8/09  12:11 pm
Maybe consider ALL steakholders when proposing new regulations (Cont.) Anonymous  1/8/09  11:53 am
Maybe consider ALL steakholders when proposing new regulations Anonymous  1/8/09  11:25 am
Economic Impact Analysis Anonymous  1/8/09  9:15 am
18VAC160-20-84F Will cause a shortage of operators. Jerry D Franklin (VDH) AOSE, CPSS  1/7/09  4:24 pm
18VAC160-20-97 B. 2. Difficulty for new installers to enter business. Jerry D Franklin  1/7/09  4:13 pm
18VAC160-20-96 B. 2c AOSE experience should be equivalent to conventional OSE experience. Jerry D. Franklin (VDH)  1/7/09  2:50 pm
Agency Background Document Dennis O. Childress, President VAAOSE  1/7/09  2:50 pm
18VAC160-20-96 B.1 c and d. BS degree/shorter track for AS degree Jerry D. Franklin (VDH)  1/7/09  2:27 pm
18VAC160-20-96 B.1 b. Agronomy and Geology should be added as majors. Jerry D. Franklin  1/7/09  2:15 pm
18VAC160-20-74 C. Jerry D. Franklin (VDH)  1/7/09  2:11 pm
DPOR onsite proposal Jeff  Walker  1/7/09  1:36 pm
18 VAC 160-20-74.C (VDH will be out of the evaluation & design business) Karl Rudolph  1/7/09  1:28 pm
Concerning the Licensure of Professional Soil Scientists and Amendments to the Board of Onsite Sewag Alexis E. Jones, CPSS (on behalf of the soil science profession and VAPSS)  1/7/09  1:02 pm
18VAC160-20-82 Dennis Childress / VAAOSE  1/7/09  11:15 am
18VAC-160-20-76 Dennis Childress / VAAOSE  1/7/09  11:10 am
18VAC160-20-74 Dennis Childress / VAAOSE  1/7/09  10:54 am
18 VAC 160-20-96.B.2.b Karl Rudolph, AOSE (public)  1/7/09  8:50 am
18VAC160-20-96.B.2.c. Qualifications for licensure – onsite soil evaluators Jack Watts, AOSE  1/6/09  10:34 am
18VAC160-20-96.B.1.b., c. and d. Qualifications for licensure – onsite soil evaluators Jack Watts, AOSE  1/6/09  10:32 am
18VAC160-20-96.B.1.b. and c. Qualifications for licensure – onsite soil evaluators Jack Watts, AOSE  1/6/09  10:30 am
18VAC160-20-96.B.1.a. Qualifications for licensure – onsite soil evaluators Jack Watts, AOSE  1/6/09  10:23 am
18VAC160-20-96.B.1. Qualifications for licensure – onsite soil evaluators Jack Watts, AOSE  1/6/09  10:21 am
18VAC160-20-84.E.1. Interim license, onsite sewage system installer and operator Jack Watts, VDH and AOSE  1/6/09  10:18 am
18VAC160-20-82.B. Interim licensure Jack Watts, VDH and AOSE  1/6/09  10:15 am
18 VAC 160-20-96. Qualifications for licensure Karl Rudolph, AOSE (public)  1/5/09  6:18 pm
18 VAC 160-20-84.E Karl Rudolph, AOSE (public)  1/5/09  5:50 pm
18 VAC 160-20-74.C Karl Rudolph, AOSE (public)  1/5/09  5:44 pm
18 VAC 160-20-10. Definitions Karl Rudolph, AOSE (public)  1/5/09  5:18 pm
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