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Department of Transportation
 
chapter
Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights of Way [24 VAC 30 ‑ 200]
 
Action:
Amend Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights of Way
Action 5448 / Stage 8848
Fast-Track Stage  
Documents
red ball Proposed Text 1/21/2020  10:59 am  
pdf Agency Background Document 12/13/2019    
pdf Attorney General Certification 8/23/2021    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 9/30/2021    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 9/30/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/2/2021   

Status
Objections Filed 10 or more objections have been filed (2/3/22)
 
Reason:
This comment is representative of the 34 comments received: The proposed amended regulation does not take into consideration the public cost versus the private benefit of such pruning and tree removal. The amendment is only framed in terms of the benefit to the private business and does not speak to the public cost (loss of amenity, stormwater capture, air purification, etc.). There is not a complete cost-benefit analysis presented in the proposal and I don’t believe this regulation should be fast tracked.
 
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Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 12/13/2019
 
Review Completed: 8/23/2021
 
Result: Certified
 
DPB Review Submitted on 8/23/2021
Review Completed: 9/30/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Transportation Review Completed: 10/26/2021
 
Governor's Review Review Completed: 12/2/2021
 
Result: Approved
 
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/2/2021
 
The Virginia Register of Regulations
 
Publication Date: 1/3/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 10
Comment Period Ended 2/2/2022
 
34 comments
Effective Date 2/18/2022
 
Contact Information
Name / Title: Jo Anne P. Maxwell  / Regulator Coordinator
Address: Policy Division, 11th Floor
1401 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address: JoAnne.Maxwell@vdot.virginia.gov,steven.jack@vdot.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1830    FAX: (804)225-4700    TDD: ()-
 

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Action 5448:
Amend Vegetation Control Regulations on State Rights of Way
 
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Fast-Track   (8848) Comment period complete, but objections were filed.
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