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Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs [6 VAC 40 ‑ 30]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes the process of approval of field tests for the detection of drugs and outlines the approval authority, criteria for approval, the approval process, notification procedures, fee assessment, payment procedures and the publication in the Virginia Register of Regulations of a list of approved field tests or field test kits.
State Authority None entered
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation None entered
Meetings See all meetings (15) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Amy Jenkins  / Department Counsel
Address: 700 North 5th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: amy.jenkins@dfs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-6848    FAX: (804)786-6857    TDD: ()-
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Update to Reflect Changes to the Citations for the Definition of Marijuana as a Result of Chapters 550 and 551, 2021 Acts of Assembly
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 09/30/2021.

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to Permit Consideration and Approval of Presumptive Mobile Instruments Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/01/2020.
Amendments to Evaluation Process Verbiage and to Require Manufacturers to Pay Certain Costs Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/03/2014.

Withdrawn Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Regulations for the Approval of Field Tests for Detection of Drugs
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Amendments to Change Verbiage Relating to Field Test Evaluation Process
Regulations for Breath Alcohol Testing
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 05/22/2006 before submission to the Registrar.
Regulations for Breath Alcohol Testing
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Final Stage withdrawn on 05/22/2006 before submission to the Registrar.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
5/25/2021 Completed Amend
5/30/2017 Completed Retain As Is
7/18/2012 Completed Amend