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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
Regulations Governing the Certification of Certain Institutions to Confer Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates [8 VAC 40 ‑ 31]
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Action 5391 / Stage 9259
Proposed Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 5/7/2021  4:34 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 5/24/2021    
pdf Attorney General Certification 5/25/2021    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 7/9/2021   (modified 7/12/2021)    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 12/27/2021    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 12/22/2021   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 5/24/2021
Review Completed: 5/25/2021
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 5/28/2021
Review Completed: 7/9/2021
Secretary Review Secretary of Education Review Completed: 7/19/2021
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 12/22/2021
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 12/27/2021
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 1/17/2022    Volume: 38  Issue: 11
Comment Period Ended 3/18/2022
Contact Information
Name / Title: Beverly Rebar  / Sr. Assoc. for Academic and Legislative Affairs
Address: 101 N. 14 Street 9th floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-0571    FAX: (804)225-2604    TDD: ()-


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Action 5391:
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Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
NOIRA   (8768) Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/14/2020.
Proposed   (9259) Stage complete. Comment period ended 03/18/2022.
Final   (9573) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/07/2022.
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